The wisdom of Andre Gide:

 Art is a collaboration between God and the artist and the less the artist does the better – Andre Gide

Be faithful to that which exists nowhere but in yourself – and thus make yourself indispensable – Andre Gide

Believe those who are seeking the truth. Doubt those who find it. – Andre Gide

Dare to be yourself. – Andre Gide

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

It is only in adventure that some people succeed in knowing themselves, in finding themselves. – Andre Gide

Obtain from yourself all that makes complaining useless, No longer implore from others what you yourself can obtain. – Andre Gide

One doesn’t discover new lands without consenting to lose sight of the shore for a very long time – Andre Gide

So long as we live among men, let us cherish humanity – Andre Gide