Andre Gide Quotes

Nothing is more fatal to happiness than the remembrance of happiness.

Andre Gide

One doesnt discover new lands without losing sight of the shore.

Andre Gide

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

Andre Gide

The only real education comes from what goes counter to you.

Andre Gide

Believe those who are seeking the truth; doubt those who find it.

Andre Gide

Art begins with resistance-at the point where resistance is overcome. No human masterpiece has ever been created without great labor.

Andre Gide

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

Andre Gide

Sin is whatever obscures the soul.

Andre Gide

Prejudices are the props of civilization.

Andre Gide

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

Andre Gide

Know thyself. A maxim as pernicious as it is ugly. Whoever studies himself arrest his own development. A caterpillar who seeks to know himself would never become a butterfly.

Andre Gide

It is good to follow one's own bent, so long as it leads upward.

Andre Gide

There are admirable potentialities in every human being. Believe in your strength and your truth. Learn to repeat endlessly to yourself. "It all depends on me."

Andre Gide

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

Andre Gide

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

Andre Gide

There's a little bit of hooker in every woman. A little bit of hooker and a little bit of God.

Andre Gide
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