Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore.
Quote by Andre Gide
It is essential to persuade the soldier that those he is being urged to massacre...
Too chaste a youth leads to a dissolute old age.
Of some forty families I have been able to observe, I know hardly four in...
Complete possession is proved only by giving. All you are unable to give possesses you.
The most decisive actions of our life -- I mean those that are most likely...
The greatest intelligence is precisely the one that suffers most from its own limitations
Believe those who are seeking the truth. Doubt those who find it.
Man is more interesting than men. God made him and not them in his image....
I find just as much profit in cultivating my hates as my loves
Art is the collaboration between God and the artist, and the less the artist does...
There are very few monsters who warrant the fear we have of them.
It is good to follow one's own bent, so long as it leads upward.
It is unthinkable for a Frenchman to arrive at middle age without having syphilis and...
I wished for nothing beyond her smile, and to walk with her thus, hand in...
What another would have done as well as you, do not do it. What another...
One does not discover new lands without consenting to lose sight of the shore for...
Too chaste a youth leads to a dissolute old age
No theory is good unless it permits, not rest, but the greatest work. No theory...
Nothing is so silly as the expression of a man who is being complimented.
It is easier to lead men to combat, stirring up their passion, than to restrain...