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The abominable effort to take one's sins with one to paradise.André Gide (1869-1951), French author. "Detached Pages," entry for 1913, Journals 1889-1949, ed. Justin O'Brien (1951).
The sole art that suits me is that which, rising from unrest, tends toward serenity.André Gide (1869-1951), French author. Journals 1889-1949, entry for November 23, 1940, ed. Justin O'Brien (1951).
True kindness presupposes the faculty of imagining as one's own the suffering and joys of others.André Gide (1869-1951), French author. "Portraits and Aphorisms," Pretexts (1903).
The most decisive actions of our lifeI mean those that are most likely to decide the whole course of our futureare, more often than not, unconsidered.André Gide (1869-1951), French author. Hildebrant, in The Counterfeiters, pt. 3, ch. 16 (1925).
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