Best Quotes by Andre Gide (Top 10)

  1. Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore.
  2. It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for something you are not.
  3. Everything has been said before, but since nobody listens we have to keep going back and beginning all over again.
  4. A straight path never leads anywhere except to the objective.
  5. One does not discover new lands without consenting to lose sight of the shore for a very long time.
  6. Art is a collaboration between God and the artist, and the less the artist does the better.
  7. The true hypocrite is the one who ceases to perceive his deception, the one who lies with sincerity.
  8. Know thyself. A maxim as pernicious as it is ugly. Whoever studies himself arrest his own development. A caterpillar who seeks to know himself would never become a butterfly.
  9. Be faithful to that which exists within yourself.
  10. Complete possession is proved only by giving. All you are unable to give possesses you.

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