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Gustave Flaubert Quotes > Oh, if I had been loved at...

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Oh, if I had been loved at the age of seventeen, what an idiot I would be today. Happiness is like smallpox: if you catch it too soon, it can completely ruin your constitution.
Gustave Flaubert

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