Understanding is the beginning of approving
Quote by Andre Gide
No theory is good unless it permits, not rest, but the greatest work. No theory...
To read a writer is for me not merely to get an idea of what...
Work and struggle and never accept an evil that you can change.
Complete possession is proved only by giving. All you are unable to give possesses you.
The belief that becomes truth for me - is that which allows me the best...
Prejudices are the props of civilization
At times is it seems that I am living my life backward, and that at...
I find just as much profit in cultivating my hates as my loves
Old hands soil, it seems, whatever they caress, but they too have their beauty when...
The most important things to say are those which often I did not think necessary...
The color of truth is gray.
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.
Everything has been said before, but since nobody listens we have to keep going back...
Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the...
The most beautiful things are those that madness prompts and reason writes.
It is good to follow one's own bent, so long as it leads upward.
By the time a philospher answers a question weve usually forgotten what was asked.
Really, the fundamental, ultimate mystery -- the only thing you need to know to understand...
It is possible to provide security against other ills, but as far as death is...