Andre Gide

1869 - 1951

A Quote by André Gide on existence and faith

What another would have done as well as you, do not do it. What another would have said as well as you, do not say it; written as well, do not write it. Be faithful to that which exists nowhere but in yourself - and there make yourself indispensable.

Andre Gide (1869 - 1951)

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A Quote by André Gide on enemies, friendship, and life

I owe much to my friends; but, all things considered, it strikes me that I owe even more to my enemies. The real person springs to life under a strain even better than under a caress.

Andre Gide (1869 - 1951)

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A Quote by André Gide on belief, learning, strength, and youth

There are admirable potentialities in every human being. Believe in your strength and your youth. Learn to repeat endlessly to yourself: "It all depends on me."

Andre Gide (1869 - 1951)

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A Quote by André Gide on belief, doubt, and truth

Believe those who are seeking the truth; doubt those who find it.

Andre Gide (1869 - 1951)

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A Quote by André Gide on life and logic

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Life eludes logic.

Andre Gide (1869 - 1951)

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A Quote by André Gide on art and god

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Art is a collaboration between God and the artist, and the less the artist does, the better.

Andre Gide (1869 - 1951)

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A Quote by André Gide on love

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It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for something you are not.

Andre Gide (1869 - 1951)

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