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Work and struggle and never accept an evil that you can change.

- André Gide



Know that joy is rarer, more difficult, and more beautiful than sadness. Once you make this all-important discovery, you must embrace joy as a moral obligation.

- André Gide



Believe those who are seeking the truth, Doubt those who find it

- André Gide



There are many things that seem impossible only so long as one does not attempt them.

- André Gide



He who wants a rose must respect her thorn.

- André Gide



Envying another man's happiness is madness, You wouldn't know what to do with it if you had it.

- André Gide



I do not love men, I love what devours them

- André Gide



Only those things are beautiful which are inspired by madness and written by reason.

- André Gide



The color of truth is grey.

- André Gide



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

- André Gide



Be faithful to that which exists within yourself.

- André Gide



Fear of ridicule begets the worst cowardice.

- André Gide



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

- André Gide



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

- André Gide