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

Andre Gide
Man is more interesting than men. God made him and not them in his image. Each one is more precious than all.

Andre Gide
Humanity cherishes its swaddling clothes but it shall not grow up unless it can free itself from them. Turning down his mother's breast does not make the weaned child ungrateful.. Rise up naked, valiant make the sheaths crack push aside the stakes to grow straight you need no more than the thrust of your sap and the call of the sun.

Andre Gide
Society knows perfectly well how to kill a man and has methods more subtle than death

Andre Gide
The most decisive actions of our life... are most often unconsidered actions.

Andre Gide
The true hypocrite is the one who ceases to perceive his deception, the one who lies with sincerity.

Andre Gide
Fish die belly upward, and rise to the surface. Its their way of falling.

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

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