In order to judge properly, one must get away somewhat from what one is judging, after having loved it. This is true of countries, of persons, and of oneself.
Quote by Andre Gide
Finding Yourself Quotes
Believe those who are seeking the truth. Doubt those who find it.
There is no prejudice that the work of art does not finally overcome
Sin is whatever obscures the soul.
It is not always by plugging away at a difficulty and sticking to it that...
There is no prejudice that the work of art does not finally overcome.
It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for...
There are very few monsters who warrant the fear we have of them.
In hell there is no other punishment than to begin over and over again the...
By the time a philospher answers a question weve usually forgotten what was asked.
I wished for nothing beyond her smile, and to walk with her thus, hand in...
Everything has been said before, but since nobody listens we have to keep going back...
Complete possession is proved only by giving. All you are unable to give possesses you.
The greatest intelligence is precisely the one that suffers most from its own limitations
Know thyself. A maxim as pernicious as it is ugly. Whoever studies himself arrest his...
Art is a collaboration between God and the artist, and the less the artist does...
Society knows perfectly well how to kill a man and has methods more subtle than...
Families, I hate you! Shut-in homes, closed doors, jealous possessors of happiness
What would there be in a story of happiness? Only what prepares it, only what...
The white man's happiness cannot be purchased by the black man's misery
There can be no happiness if the things we believe in are different from the...