Through loyalty to the past, our mind refuses to realize that tomorrow's joy is possible only if today's makes way for it; that each wave owes the beauty of its line only to the withdrawal of the preceding one.
Quote by Andre Gide
God depends on us. It is through us that God is achieved.
Nothing prevents happiness like the memory of happiness.
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The greatest intelligence is precisely the one that suffers most from its own limitations
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Therefore is a word the poet must not know.
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It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for...
The most gifted natures are perhaps also the most trembling.
Nothing is so silly as the expression of a man who is being complimented.
The sole art that suits me is that which, rising from unrest, tends toward serenity.
It is only in adventure that some people succeed in knowing themselves - in finding...
What another would have done as well as you, do not do it. What another...
Fish die belly upward, and rise to the surface. Its their way of falling.
Art begins with resistance-at the point where resistance is overcome. No human masterpiece has ever...
Only those things are beautiful which are inspired by madness and written by reason.
Most quarrels amplify a misunderstanding.
Complete possession is proved only by giving. All you are unable to give possesses you.