102 Total Quotes

Andre Gide Quotes

Andre Gide
The true hypocrite is the one who ceases to perceive his deception, the one who lies with sincerity
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#Deception

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Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore.
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#Action #Adventure

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Welcome anything that comes to you, but do not long for anything else.
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#French Novelist #Dating

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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.
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#Men

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Fish die belly upward, and rise to the surface. Its their way of falling.
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#French Novelist

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

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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
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#Army

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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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#French Novelist #Art

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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.
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#French Novelist

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The most gifted natures are perhaps also the most trembling.
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#French Novelist #Character

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It is only in adventure that some people succeed in knowing themselves - in finding themselves.
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#French Novelist #Adventure

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Society knows perfectly well how to kill a man and has methods more subtle than death
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#Creativity

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Are you then unable to recognize unless it has the same sound as yours?
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#Empathy

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There are very few monsters who warrant the fear we have of them.
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#French Novelist #Courage

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To know how to free oneself is nothing; the arduous thing is to know what to do with one's freedom
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#Freedom

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Be faithful to that which exists within yourself.
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#French Novelist

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The color of truth is gray.
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#French Novelist #Truth

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Nothing prevents happiness like the memory of happiness.
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#French Novelist #Dating

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The most beautiful things are those that madness prompts and reason writes
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#Art

Andre Gide
Believe those who are seeking the truth. Doubt those who find it.
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#French Novelist #Doubt #Top 100