Best Quotes by Andre Malraux (Top 10)

  1. What is Man? A miserable little pile of secrets.
  2. To command is to serve, nothing more and nothing less.
  3. There is always a need for intoxication: China has opium, Islam has hashish, the West has woman.
  4. Often the difference between a successful person and a failure is not one has better abilities or ideas, but the courage that one has to bet on one's ideas, to take a calculated risk - and to act.
  5. Man is not what he thinks he is, he is what he hides.
  6. Culture is the sum of all the forms of art, of love, and of thought, which, in the coarse or centuries, have enabled man to be less enslaved
  7. The first duty of a leader is to make himself be loved without courting love. To be loved without 'playing up' to anyone - even to himself.
  8. And when man faces destiny, destiny ends and man comes into his own.
  9. The mind supplies the idea of a nation, but what gives this idea its sentimental force is a community of dreams.
  10. Opium teaches only one thing, which is that aside from physical suffering, there is nothing real.

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