Andre Gide Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Andre Gide quotes, Andre Gide sayings, and Andre Gide proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for something you are not. Andre Gide
Art begins with resistance, at the point where resistance is overcome. No human masterpiece has ever been created without great labor. Andre Gide
Art is a collaboration between God and the artist, and the less the artist does the better. Andre Gide
It is only in adventure that some people succeed in knowing themselves in finding themselves. Andre Gide
Sadness is almost never anything but a form of fatigue. Andre Gide
To know how to free oneself is nothing; the arduous thing is to know what to do with one's freedom. Andre Gide
Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore. Andre Gide
Are you then unable to recognize unless it has the same sound as yours? Andre Gide
The greatest intelligence is precisely the one that suffers most from its own limitations. Andre Gide
Everything has been said before, but since nobody listens we have to keep going back and beginning all over again. Andre Gide
Only those things are beautiful which are inspired by madness and written by reason. Andre Gide
One doesn't discover new lands without consenting to lose sight of the shore for a very long time. Andre Gide
Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore. Andre Gide
Prejudices are the props of civilization. Andre Gide
Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore. Andre Gide
It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for something you are not. Andre Gide
Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore. Andre Gide
Sadness is almost never anything but a form of fatigue. Andre Gide
Fish die belly upward, and rise to the surface. Its their way of falling. Andre Gide
Be faithful to that which exists within yourself. Andre Gide
In other people's company I felt I was dull, gloomy, unwelcome, at once bored and boring. Andre Gide
Art is a collaboration between God and the artist, and the less the artist does the better. Andre Gide
It is only in adventure that some people succeed in knowing themselves — in finding themselves. Andre Gide
Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore. Andre Gide
There are many things that seem impossible only so long as one does not attempt them. Andre Gide
It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for what you are not. Andre Gide
The most gifted natures are perhaps also the most trembling. Andre Gide
Sin is whatever obscures the soul. Andre Gide
One doesn't discover new lands without consenting to lose sight of the shore for a very long time. Andre Gide
Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore. Andre Gide