It is unthinkable for a Frenchman to arrive at middle age without having syphilis and the Cross of the Legion of Honor.
Quote by Andre Gide
Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the...
The belief that becomes truth for me - is that which allows me the best...
God depends on us. It is through us that God is achieved
The greatest intelligence is precisely the one that suffers most from its own limitations
The greatest intelligence is precisely the one that suffers most from its own limitations.
It is with noble sentiments that bad literature gets written
Work and struggle and never accept an evil that you can change.
Too chaste a youth leads to a dissolute old age
Complete possession is proved only by giving. All you are unable to give possesses you.
Too chaste a youth leads to a dissolute old age.
To what a degree the same past can leave different marks - and especially admit...
Know thyself. A maxim as pernicious as it is ugly. Whoever studies himself arrest his...
Old hands soil, it seems, whatever they caress, but they too have their beauty when...
Families, I hate you! Shut-in homes, closed doors, jealous possessors of happiness
The color of truth is gray.
Man is more interesting than men. God made him and not them in his image....
Society knows perfectly well how to kill a man and has methods more subtle than...
Art is the collaboration between God and the artist, and the less the artist does...
It is good to follow one's own bent, so long as it leads upward.
Therefore is a word the poet must not know.