Andre Gide Quotes and its meanings

Andre Gide has written on many topics. Some of the topics he has discussed most are as follows;

Age Alone Art Beauty Change Courage Experience Fear God Happiness Inspirational Men Peace Poetry Respect Time Travel Truth Work

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What does Andre Gide write about?

Andre Gide has written on many topics but he is most famous for his work about age, alone, art, beauty, change, courage, experience, fear, god, happiness, inspirational, men, peace, poetry, respect, time, travel, truth & work. People always share Age quotes, Alone quotes, art, beauty, change, courage, experience, fear, god & happiness from his literary works.

What are the top most famous quotes by Andre Gide?

Here are the top most famous quotes by Andre Gide.

  • It is unthinkable for a Frenchman to arrive at middle age without having syphilis and the Cross of the Legion of Honor.
  • The want of logic annoys. Too much logic bores. Life eludes logic, and everything that logic alone constructs remains artificial and forced.
  • Art is a collaboration between God and the artist, and the less the artist does the better.
  • Art begins with resistance - at the point where resistance is overcome. No human masterpiece has ever been created without great labor.
  • There is no prejudice that the work of art does not finally overcome.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Work and struggle and never accept an evil that you can change.
  • Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore.
  • Everything has been said before, but since nobody listens we have to keep going back and beginning all over again.