French novelist and essayist
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'Therefore' is a word the poet must not know.André Gide
Art begins with resistance - at the point where resistance is overcome. No human masterpiece has ever been created without great labor.André Gide
Art is a collaboration between God and the artist, and the less the artist does the better.André Gide
Art is the collaboration between God and the artist, and the less the artist does the better.André Gide
Be faithful to that which exists within yourself.André Gide
Believe those who are seeking the truth. Doubt those who find it.André Gide
Everything has been said before, but since nobody listens we have to keep going back and beginning all over again.André Gide
Great authors are admirable in this respect: in every generation they make for disagreement. Through them we become aware of our differences.André Gide
It is easier to lead men to combat, stirring up their passion, than to restrain them and direct them toward the patient labors of peace.André Gide
It is unthinkable for a Frenchman to arrive at middle age without having syphilis and the Cross of the Legion of Honor.André Gide
Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore.André Gide
No theory is good unless it permits, not rest, but the greatest work. No theory is good except on condition that one use it to go on beyond.André Gide
Nothing prevents happiness like the memory of happiness.André Gide
Old hands soil, it seems, whatever they caress, but they too have their beauty when they are joined in prayer. Young hands were made for caresses and the sheathing of love. It is a pity to make them join too soon.André Gide
One does not discover new lands without consenting to lose sight of the shore for a very long time.André Gide
The color of truth is gray.André Gide
The sole art that suits me is that which, rising from unrest, tends toward serenity.André Gide
The want of logic annoys. Too much logic bores. Life eludes logic, and everything that logic alone constructs remains artificial and forced.André Gide
There are very few monsters who warrant the fear we have of them.André Gide
There is no prejudice that the work of art does not finally overcome.André Gide
Through loyalty to the past, our mind refuses to realize that tomorrow's joy is possible only if today's makes way for it that each wave owes the beauty of its line only to the withdrawal of the preceding one.André Gide
To read a writer is for me not merely to get an idea of what he says, but to go off with him and travel in his company.André Gide
What would there be in a story of happiness? Only what prepares it, only what destroys it can be told.André Gide
Work and struggle and never accept an evil that you can change.André Gide
André Gide's Popularity
André Gide was a famous French novelist and essayist, who was born on November 22, 1869. As a person born on this date, André Gide is listed in our database as the 44th most popular celebrity for the day (November 22) and the 10th most popular for the year (1869).
People born on November 22 fall under the Zodiac sign of Sagittarius, the Archer. André Gide is the 1077th most popular Sagittarius.
Aside from information specific to André Gide's birthday, André Gide is the 263rd most famous French and ranks 86th in famous people born in Paris, France.
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