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Gustave Flaubert

“When one does something, one must do it wholly and well. Those bastard existences where you sell suet all day and write poetry at night are made for mediocre minds – like those horses that are equally good for saddle and carriage, the worst kind, that can neither jump a ditch nor pull a plow.”


Gustave Flaubert, Flaubert in Egypt: A Sensibility on Tour
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Flaubert in Egypt: A Sensibility on Tour Flaubert in Egypt: A Sensibility on Tour by Gustave Flaubert
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