"The artist must be in his work as God is in creation, invisible and all-powerful one must sense him everywhere but never see him."
"Sir, my concern is not whether God is on our side my greatest concern is to be on God's side, for God is always right."Gustave Flaubert on Abraham Lincoln
"We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature - trees, flowers, grass- grows in silence see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence... We need silence to be able to touch souls."Gustave Flaubert on Mother Teresa
"When the solution is simple, God is answering."Gustave Flaubert on Albert Einstein
"While I know myself as a creation of God, I am also obligated to realize and remember that everyone else and everything else are also God's creation."Gustave Flaubert on Maya Angelou
"Never trust anyone completely but God. Love people, but put your full trust only in God."Gustave Flaubert on Lawrence Welk
"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."