Edmond Goncourt Quotes

5 Edmond Goncourt quotes:

"People don't like the true and simple; they like fairy tales and humbug."
"Genius is the talent of a person who is dead."
"Historians tell the story of the past, novelists the story of the present."
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"Laughter is the mind's intonation. There are ways of laughing which have the sound of counterfeit coins."
"A painting in a museum hears more ridiculous opinions than anything else in the world."

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