Edmond Goncourt Quotes


5 Edmond Goncourt quotes:



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