Andr Gide Quotes

In order to be utterly happy the only thing necessary is to refrain from comparing this moment with other moments in the past, which I often did not fully enjoy because I was comparing them with other moments of the future.

~ Andr Gide

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

~ Andr Gide

Complete possession is proved only by giving. All you are unable to give possesses you.

~ Andr Gide

Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore.

~ Andr Gide

The most important things to say are those which often I did not think necessary for me to say -- because they were too obvious.

~ Andr Gide

Everything has been said before, but since nobody listens we have to keep going back and beginning all over again.

~ Andr Gide

One does not discover new lands without consenting to lose sight of the shore for a very long time.

~ Andr Gide

There are very few monsters who warrant the fear we have of them.

~ Andr Gide

Welcome anything that comes to you, but do not long for anything else.

~ Andr Gide

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

~ Andr Gide

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