More From Andre Gide
- "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."
- "What would there be in a story of happiness? Only what prepares it, only what destroys it can be told."
- "It is unthinkable for a Frenchman to arrive at middle age without having syphilis and the Cross of the Legion of Honor."
More In Art
- "To think ill of mankind and not wish ill to them, is perhaps the highest wisdom and virtue."― William Hazlitt
- "Getting the government to put money into social programs run by religious institutions is a practice that started during the Clinton years, when Bill Clinton advocated the AmeriCorps program."― Tony Campolo
- "Jeffrey Deitch is the Jeff Koons of art dealers. Not because he’s the biggest, best, or the richest of his kind. But because in some ways he’s the weirdest (which is saying a lot when you’re talking about the wonderful, wicked, lovable, and annoying creatures known as art dealers)."― Jerry Saltz