It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for something you are not.
Quote by Andre Gide
The most gifted natures are perhaps also the most trembling.
Through loyalty to the past, our mind refuses to realize that tomorrow's joy is possible...
Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the...
Fish die belly upward, and rise to the surface. Its their way of falling.
There is no prejudice that the work of art does not finally overcome.
To read a writer is for me not merely to get an idea of what...
Prejudices are the props of civilization
Society knows perfectly well how to kill a man and has methods more subtle than...
Therefore is a word the poet must not know.
It is good to follow one's own bent, so long as it leads upward.
Not everyone can be an orphan.
Sin is whatever obscures the soul.
The true hypocrite is the one who ceases to perceive his deception, the one who...
I owe much to my friends; but, all things considered, it strikes me that I...
Great authors are admirable in this respect: in every generation they make for disagreement. Through...
It is only in adventure that some people succeed in knowing themselves - in finding...
Families, I hate you! Shut-in homes, closed doors, jealous possessors of happiness
Don't be jealous of people who actually want to make something of themselves! Instead see...
Jealousy is the only vice that gives no pleasure
Plain women are always jealous of their husbands. Beautiful women never are. They are always...