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Andre Gide Quotes

Born On
1869-11-22
Died On
1951-02-19
Birth Place
Paris, France
Death Place
Paris, France
Birth Sign
scorpio
Spouse
Madeleine Rondeaux
Nationality
French
Writers

Believe those who are seeking the truth. Doubt those who find it.

Andre Gide

In hell there is no other punishment than to begin over and over again the tasks left unfinished in your lifetime.

Andre Gide

God depends on us. It is through us that God is achieved.

Andre Gide

Everything has been said before, but since nobody listens we have to keep going back and beginning all over again.

Andre Gide

A straight path never leads anywhere except to the objective.

Andre Gide

Be faithful to that which exists within yourself.

Andre Gide

Great authors are admirable in this respect: in every generation they make for disagreement. Through them we become aware of our differences.

Andre Gide

It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for something you are not.

Andre Gide

Art is a collaboration between God and the artist, and the less the artist does the better.

Andre Gide

I wish for nothing beyond her smile, and to Walk with her thus, hand in hand, along a Sun-warmed, flower-bordered path!

Andre Gide

Only those things are beautiful which are inspired by madness and written by reason.

Andre Gide

It is only in adventure that some people succeed in knowing themselves - in finding themselves.

Andre Gide

Sin is whatever obscures the soul.

Andre Gide

Work and struggle and never accept an evil that you can change.

Andre Gide

Nothing prevents happiness like the memory of happiness.

Andre Gide

But can one still make resolutions when one is over forty? I live according to twenty-year-old habits.

Andre Gide

Man is more interesting than men. God made him and not them in his image. Each one is more precious than all.

Andre Gide

One does not discover new lands without consenting to lose sight of the shore for a very long time.

Andre Gide