"Life must be a constant education one must learn everything, from speaking to dying."
"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world."Gustave Flaubert on Nelson Mandela
"The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education."Gustave Flaubert on Albert Einstein
"It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it."Gustave Flaubert on Aristotle
"My mother said I must always be intolerant of ignorance but understanding of illiteracy. That some people, unable to go to school, were more educated and more intelligent than college professors."Gustave Flaubert on Maya Angelou
"Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught."Gustave Flaubert on Oscar Wilde
"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."