To read a writer is for me not merely to get an idea of what he says, but to go off with him and travel in his company.
Quote by Andre Gide
To know how to free oneself is nothing; the arduous thing is to know what...
What another would have done as well as you, do not do it. What another...
At times is it seems that I am living my life backward, and that at...
There is no prejudice that the work of art does not finally overcome.
It is only in adventure that some people succeed in knowing themselves - in finding...
Most quarrels amplify a misunderstanding.
I wished for nothing beyond her smile, and to walk with her thus, hand in...
Art begins with resistance - at the point where resistance is overcome. No human masterpiece...
Everything has been said before, but since nobody listens we have to keep going back...
It is not always by plugging away at a difficulty and sticking to it that...
Not everyone can be an orphan.
There is no prejudice that the work of art does not finally overcome
It is with noble sentiments that bad literature gets written
Nothing is so silly as the expression of a man who is being complimented.
In order to judge properly, one must get away somewhat from what one is judging,...
Through loyalty to the past, our mind refuses to realize that tomorrow's joy is possible...
No theory is good unless it permits, not rest, but the greatest work. No theory...
I find just as much profit in cultivating my hates as my loves
At least I hate myself as much as I hate anybody else
Hate your next-door neighbor, but don't forget to say grace