To the humblest among them, who may be listening to me now, I want to say that the masterpiece to which you are paying historic homage this evening is a painting which he has saved.
Quote by Andre Malraux
Andre Malraux Quotes
Art is a revolt against fate.
Youth is a religion from which one always ends up being converted
And when man faces destiny, destiny ends and man comes into his own.
The attempt to force human beings to despise themselves is what I call hell.
The attempt to force human beings to despise themselves - is what I call hell
An art book is a museum without walls.
Man knows that the world is not made on a human scale; and he wishes...
Culture is the sum of all the forms of art, of love, and of thought,...
War puts its questions stupidly, peace mysteriously.
The first duty of a leader is to make himself be loved without courting love....
Often the difference between a successful person and a failure is not one has better...
The crucial discovery was made that, in order to become painting, the universe seen by...
Genius is not perfected, it is deepened. It does not so much interpret the world...
Communism destroys democracy. Democracy can also destroy Communism.
The great mystery is not that we should have been thrown down here at random...
To command is to serve, nothing more and nothing less.
Then I despair... I remember that all through history, the way of truth and love...
There is always a need for intoxication: China has opium, Islam has hashish, the West...
Man is not what he thinks he is, he is what he hides.
All art is a revolt against man's fate.