Language is like a crack'd kettle on which we beat out tunes to dance to, while all the time we long to move the stars to pity. -Gustave Flaubert

 

Language is like a crack'd kettle on which we beat out tunes to dance to, while all the time we long to move the stars to pity.


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This quote is just one of 20 total Gustave Flaubert quotes in our collection. Gustave Flaubert is known for saying 'Language is like a crack'd kettle on which we beat out tunes to dance to, while all the time we long to move the stars to pity.' as well as some of the following quotes.