The belief that becomes truth for me - is that which allows me the best use of my strength, the best means of putting my virtues into action
Quote by Andre Gide
Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the...
One does not discover new lands without consenting to lose sight of the shore for...
It is only in adventure that some people succeed in knowing themselves - in finding...
No theory is good unless it permits, not rest, but the greatest work. No theory...
What would there be in a story of happiness? Only what prepares it, only what...
I find just as much profit in cultivating my hates as my loves
The greatest intelligence is precisely the one that suffers most from its own limitations
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.
I owe much to my friends; but, all things considered, it strikes me that I...
The most important things to say are those which often I did not think necessary...
Understanding is the beginning of approving
Fish die belly upward, and rise to the surface. Its their way of falling.
Nothing is so silly as the expression of a man who is being complimented.
At times is it seems that I am living my life backward, and that at...
Society knows perfectly well how to kill a man and has methods more subtle than...
The sole art that suits me is that which, rising from unrest, tends toward serenity.
Be faithful to that which exists within yourself.
The most beautiful things are those that madness prompts and reason writes.
Only those things are beautiful which are inspired by madness and written by reason.