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André Gide

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Biography - André Gide:

French author. Nobel Prize in Literature (1947).
Born: 1869 - Died: 1951
20th century
19th century
Place of birth: France

One doesn't discover new lands without consenting to lose sight, for a very long time, of the shore.





(French, German)

On ne découvre pas de terre nouvelle sans consentir à perdre de vue, d'abord et longtemps, tout rivage.

Man wird niemals neue Länder entdecken, wenn man nicht bereit ist, das Ufer lange Zeit aus den Augen zu verlieren.

See also 

See also...

A ship in harbour is safe, but that is not what ships are built for.


André Gide also said...

Believe those who are seeking the truth; doubt those who find it.

The best means of learning to know oneself is seeking to understand others.

My happiness is to increase other people's. To be happy myself I need the happiness of all.

Wisdom comes not from reason but from love.

May your vision be new at every moment. The wise man is he whom everything astonishes.

A straight path never leads anywhere except to the objective.

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