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  • #1
    Oscar Wilde
    “The supreme vice is shallowness.”
    Oscar Wilde

  • #2
    “Ars longa, vita brevis”

  • #3
    Jane Austen
    “Would Mr. Darcy then consider the rashness of your original intention as atoned for by your obstinacy in adhering to it?”
    Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice

  • #4
    Gustave Flaubert
    “I refuse to consider Art a drain-pipe for passion, a kind of chamberpot, a slightly more elegant substitute for gossip and confidences. No, no! Genuine poetry is not the scum of the heart.”
    Gustave Flaubert, Selected Letters

  • #5
    Gustave Flaubert
    “To be stupid, selfish, and have good health are three requirements for happiness, though if stupidity is lacking, all is lost.”
    Gustave Flaubert