It is easier to lead men to combat, stirring up their passion, than to restrain them and direct them toward the patient labors of peace.
Quote by Andre Gide
Andre Gide Quotes
It is unthinkable for a Frenchman to arrive at middle age without having syphilis and...
Nothing prevents happiness like the memory of happiness.
The want of logic annoys. Too much logic bores. Life eludes logic, and everything that...
The funny thing about love is that it must continually grow or it will diminish.
To what a degree the same past can leave different marks - and especially admit...
Only those things are beautiful which are inspired by madness and written by reason.
Work and struggle and never accept an evil that you can change.
By the time a philospher answers a question weve usually forgotten what was asked.
There are admirable potentialities in every human being. Believe in your strength and your truth....
Of some forty families I have been able to observe, I know hardly four in...
The true hypocrite is the one who ceases to perceive his deception, the one who...
Society knows perfectly well how to kill a man and has methods more subtle than...
No theory is good unless it permits, not rest, but the greatest work. No theory...
The color of truth is gray.
Complete possession is proved only by giving. All you are unable to give possesses you.
The most beautiful things are those that madness prompts and reason writes
What would there be in a story of happiness? Only what prepares it, only what...
The most decisive actions of our life -- I mean those that are most likely...
The purpose of man is in action, not thought.
It's motive alone that gives character to the actions of men