"Be regular and orderly in your life, so that you may be violent and original in your work."
"Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life."Gustave Flaubert on Confucius
"All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence."Gustave Flaubert on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work."Gustave Flaubert on Thomas A. Edison
"By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day."Gustave Flaubert on Robert Frost
"Nothing will work unless you do."Gustave Flaubert on Maya Angelou
"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."