André Gide Quotes


It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for something you are not.
Art is a collarboration between God an the artist, and the less the artist does the better.
Believe those who are seeking the truth; doubt those who find it.
The want of logic annoys. Too much logic bores. Life eludes logic, and everything that logic alone constructs remains artificial and forced.
It is only in adventure that some people succeed in knowing themselves--in finding themselves.
One does not discover new lands without consenting to lose sight of the shore for a very long time.
To what a degree the same past can leave different marks-and especially admit of different interpretations.
Nothing noble is done without risk.
I am erecting a barrier of simplicity between myself and the world.
Christianity, above all, consoles; but there are naturally happy souls who do not need consolation. Consequently, Christianity begins by making such souls unhappy, for otherwise it would have no power over them.

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