"All one's inventions are true, you can be sure of that. Poetry is as exact a science as geometry."
"Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former."Gustave Flaubert on Albert Einstein
"Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men."Gustave Flaubert on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Science investigates religion interprets. Science gives man knowledge which is power religion gives man wisdom which is control."Gustave Flaubert on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"No amount of experimentation can ever prove me right a single experiment can prove me wrong."Gustave Flaubert on Albert Einstein
"Bad times have a scientific value. These are occasions a good learner would not miss."Gustave Flaubert on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"Oh, if I had been loved at the age of seventeen, what an idiot I would be today. Happiness is like smallpox: if you catch it too soon, it can completely ruin your constitution."
"I have the handicap of being born with a special language to which I alone have the key."
"Artists who seek perfection in everything are those who cannot attain it in anything."
"Of all lies, art is the least untrue."
"The art of writing is the art of discovering what you believe."