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Art requires neither complaisance nor politeness nothing but faith, faith and freedom
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"Art requires neither complaisance nor politeness; nothing but faith, faith and freedom"

- Gustave Flaubert

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In this quote, Gustave Flaubert emphasizes the value of credibility and self-reliance in the development of art. He recommends that true art does not need to conform to societal expectations or please others, however rather it needs a strong belief in oneself and the flexibility to reveal that belief. Flaubert's use of the word "faith" suggests that developing art needs a deep conviction and trust in one's own capabilities and vision. By stressing the need for both faith and liberty, Flaubert highlights the idea that art is an individual and individualistic expression that must not be constrained by external impacts.

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Gustave Flaubert This quote is written / told by Gustave Flaubert between December 12, 1821 and May 8, 1880. He was a famous Novelist from France. The author also have 57 other quotes.

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