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Gustave Flaubert
Attributed. Although, there is one phrase in the book "Gustave Flaubert, Écrivan" (1969) by Maurice Nadeau which contains the same idea: "Toutes les vérités s'équivalent, il n'y a pas de vérité." (All Truths are equivalent; There is no truth)
Gustave Flaubert
Variant translation: "You have only to look at a thing long enough and it becomes interesting." - Letters (Philosophical Library, 1951), p. 29

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Gustave Flaubert
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Born: December 12, 1821

Died: May 8, 1880 (aged 58)

Nationality: French

Occupation: Novelist, playwright

Bio: Gustave Flaubert was a French writer who is counted among the greatest Western novelists. He is known especially for his first published novel, Madame Bovary, for his Correspondence, and for his scrupulous devotion to his art and style.

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