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Andre Gide (Writer)

Welcome anything that comes to you, but do not long for anything else.
Andre Gide you
If any man wishes to write a clear style, let him first be clear in his thoughts.
Andre Gide thoughts
Self confidence is the result of a successfully survived risk.
Andre Gide success
The finest eloquence is that which gets things done; the worst is that which delays them.
Andre Gide
Great people talk about ideas. Small people talk about other people.
Andre Gide people
Seize from every moment its unique novelty, and do not prepare your joys.
Andre Gide joy
Dare to be yourself.
Andre Gide self
One doesn’t discover new lands without consenting to lose sight, for a very long time, of the shore.
andre gide time
Let every emotion be capable of becoming an intoxication to you. If what you eat fails to make you drunk, it is because you are not hungry enough.
andre gide emotion
Believe those who are seeking the truth; doubt those who find it.
andre gide truth
“Know thyself” — a maxim as pernicious as it is odious. A person observing himself would arrest his own development. Any caterpillar who tried to “know himself” would never become a butterfly.
andre gide men
Wisdom comes not from reason but from love.
andre gide love
It is only in adventure that some people succeed in knowing themselves--in finding themselves.
Andre Gide people
Great authors are admirable in this respect: in every generation they make for disagreement.Through them we become aware of our differences.
André Gide war
To read a writer is for me not merely to get an idea of what he says, but to go off with him and travel in his company.
André Gide travel
To what a degree the same past can leave different marks-and especially admit of different interpretations.
André Gide past
The want of logic annoys.Too much logic bores.Life eludes logic, and everything that logic alone constructs remains artificial and forced.
André Gide life
Through loyalty to the past, our mind refuses to realize that tomorrows joy is possible only if todays makes way for it; that each wave owes the beauty of its line only to the withdrawal of the preceding one.
André Gide beauty
The true hypocrite is the one who ceases to perceive his deception, the one who lies with sincerity.
André Gide lies
Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore.
Andre Gide courage
Fear of ridicule begets the worst cowardice.
Andre Gide fear
In order to judge properly, one must get away somewhat from what one is judging, after having loved it.This is true of countries, of persons, and of oneself.
Andre Gide love
Too chaste a youth leads to a dissolute old age
Andre Gide youth
Understanding is the beginning of approving
Andre Gide understanding
Solitude is bearable only with God
Andre Gide god
Society knows perfectly well how to kill a man and has methods more subtle than death
Andre Gide death
Complete possession is proved only by giving. All you are unable to give possesses you.
Andre Gide you
By the time a philospher answers a question weve usually forgotten what was asked.
Andre Gide time
It is easier to lead men to combat, stirring up their passion, than to restrain them and direct them toward the patient labour of peace.
Andre Gide war
Prejudices are the props of civilization
Andre Gide civilization
There is no prejudice that the work of art does not finally overcome
Andre Gide art
Art begins with resistance-at the point where resistance is overcome. No human masterpiece has ever been created without great labor.
Andre Gide art
It is with noble sentiments that bad literature gets written
Andre Gide time
Everything has been said before, but since nobody listens we have to keep going back and beginning all over again.
Andre Gide sin
The greatest intelligence is precisely the one that suffers most from its own limitations
Andre Gide intelligence
In hell there is no other punishment than to begin over and over again the tasks left unfinished in your lifetime.
Andre Gide life
It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for something you are not.
Andre Gide love
I owe much to my friends; but, all things considered, it strikes me that I owe even more to my enemies. The real person springs life under a sting even better than under a caress.
Andre Gide life
Believe those who are seeking the truth.Doubt those who find it.
Andre Gide truth
It is essential to persuade the soldier that those he is being urged to massacre are bandits who do not deserve to live; before killing other good, decent fellows like himself, his gun would fall from his hands
Andre Gide self
It is only in adventure that some people succeed in knowing themselves - in finding themselves.
Andre Gide people
The most beautiful things are those that madness prompts and reason writes.
Andre Gide beautiful
The most decisive actions of life are most often unconsidered actions.
Andre Gide life
The most gifted natures are perhaps also the most trembling.
Andre Gide nature
The most important things to say are those which often I did not think necessary for me to say - because they were too obvious.
Andre Gide think
The sole art that suits me is that which, rising from unrest, tends toward serenity.
Andre Gide war
There are very few monsters who warrant the fear we have of them.
Andre Gide fear
Therefore is a word the poet must not know.
Andre Gide poet
Welcome anything that comes to you, but do not long for anything else.
Andre Gide you
What another would have done as well as you, do not do it. What another would have said as well as you, do not say it; what another would have written as well, do not write it. Be faithful to that which exists nowhere but in yourself-and thus make yourself indispensable.
Andre Gide faith
Work and struggle and never accept an evil that you can change.
Andre Gide change
Fish die belly upward, and rise to the surface. Its their way of falling.
Andre Gide war
God depends on us. It is through us that God is achieved.
Andre Gide god

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