"Art requires neither complaisance nor politeness nothing but faith, faith and freedom."
"Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies."Gustave Flaubert on Mother Teresa
"Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase."Gustave Flaubert on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Take the first step in faith. You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step."Gustave Flaubert on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"All who call on God in true faith, earnestly from the heart, will certainly be heard, and will receive what they have asked and desired."Gustave Flaubert on Martin Luther
"Before the throne of the Almighty, man will be judged not by his acts but by his intentions. For God alone reads our hearts."Gustave Flaubert on Mahatma Gandhi
"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."