André Gide

André Gide

French writer

Lived from: 1869-1951

Category: Writers (Contemporary)

Quotes: André Gide

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    'Therefore' is a word the poet must not know.
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    A straight path never leads anywhere except to the objective.
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    Are you then unable to recognize unless it has the same sound as yours?
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    Art begins with resistance - at the point where resistance is overcome. No human masterpiece has ever been created without great labor.
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    Art is a collaboration between God and the artist, and the less the artist does the better.
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    Be faithful to that which exists within yourself.
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    Believe those who are seeking truth, doubt those who find it.
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    Complete possession is proved only by giving. All you are unable to give possesses you.
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    Everything has been said before, but since nobody listens we have to keep going back and beginning all over again.
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    Fish die belly upward, and rise to the surface. Its their way of falling.
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    God depends on us. It is through us that God is achieved.
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    Great authors are admirable in this respect: in every generation they make for disagreement. Through them we become aware of our differences.
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    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.
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    In hell there is no other punishment than to begin over and over again the tasks left unfinished in your lifetime.
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    It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for what you are not.
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