Art is a collaboration between God and the artist, and the less the artist does the better.
Quote by Andre Gide
Of some forty families I have been able to observe, I know hardly four in...
In order to judge properly, one must get away somewhat from what one is judging,...
There is no prejudice that the work of art does not finally overcome.
Complete possession is proved only by giving. All you are unable to give possesses you.
It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for...
In hell there is no other punishment than to begin over and over again the...
It is unthinkable for a Frenchman to arrive at middle age without having syphilis and...
The belief that becomes truth for me - is that which allows me the best...
No theory is good unless it permits, not rest, but the greatest work. No theory...
Believe those who are seeking the truth. Doubt those who find it.
The most important things to say are those which often I did not think necessary...
Solitude is bearable only with God
Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the...
Nothing prevents happiness like the memory of happiness.
Most quarrels amplify a misunderstanding.
The most beautiful things are those that madness prompts and reason writes
I owe much to my friends; but, all things considered, it strikes me that I...
If thine enemy wrong thee, buy each of his children a drum
Man usually avoids attributing cleverness to somebody else unless it is an enemy.
If ignorant both of your enemy and yourself, you are certain to be in peril.