Andre Gide Quotes

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Andre Gide

"I wished for nothing beyond her smile, and to walk with her thus, hand in hand, along a sun-warmed, flower-bordered path." Andre Gide
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"Believe those who are seeking the truth. Doubt those who find it." Andre Gide
Ainsi soit-il; ou, Les jeux sont faits, or, So be it; or, The chips are down, taken from Gide's journal of 1939-1949 The original French reads, "Croyez ceux qui cherchent la vérité, doutez de ceux qui la trouvent; doutez de tout, mais ne doutez pas de vous-même." Add Category or Author

Doubt    Famous    French Novelist    Top 100    Truth   

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"Whoever starts out toward the unknown must consent to venture alone" Andre Gide
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"At times is it seems that I am living my life backward, and that at the approach of old age my real youth will begin. My soul was born covered with wrinkles-wrinkles that my ancestors and parents most assiduously put there and that I had the greatest trouble removing." Andre Gide
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"The true hypocrite is the one who ceases to perceive his deception, the one who lies with sincerity" Andre Gide
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"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
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"The most gifted natures are perhaps also the most trembling." Andre Gide
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"It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for something you are not." Andre Gide
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Andre Gide

"Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore." Andre Gide
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"Art is a collaboration between God and the artist, and the less the artist does the better." Andre Gide
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"Fish die belly upward, and rise to the surface. Its their way of falling." Andre Gide
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"It is only in adventure that some people succeed in knowing themselves - in finding themselves." Andre Gide
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Adventure    French Novelist   

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"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
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Men   

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"Life never presents us with anything which may not be looked upon as a fresh starting point, no less than as a termination" Andre Gide
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"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
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Andre Gide

"It is good to follow one's own bent, so long as it leads upward." Andre Gide
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"Nothing is so silly as the expression of a man who is being complimented." Andre Gide
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"Welcome anything that comes to you, but do not long for anything else." Andre Gide
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Dating    French Novelist   

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"Not everyone can be an orphan." Andre Gide
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"Know thyself! A maxim as pernicious as it is ugly. Whoever observes himself arrests his own development. A caterpillar who wanted to know itself well would never become a butterfly." Andre Gide
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"The most beautiful things are those that madness prompts and reason writes." Andre Gide
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