"Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore."
"Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life. Don't be trapped by dogma - which is living with the results of other people's thinking. Don't let the noise of others' opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition."Andre Gide on Steve Jobs
"You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, 'I lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.'"Andre Gide on Eleanor Roosevelt
"I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear."Andre Gide on Nelson Mandela
"Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen."Andre Gide on Winston Churchill
"There are no easy answers' but there are simple answers. We must have the courage to do what we know is morally right."Andre Gide on Ronald Reagan
"It is unthinkable for a Frenchman to arrive at middle age without having syphilis and the Cross of the Legion of Honor."
"The want of logic annoys. Too much logic bores. Life eludes logic, and everything that logic alone constructs remains artificial and forced."
"Art is a collaboration between God and the artist, and the less the artist does the better."
"Art begins with resistance - at the point where resistance is overcome. No human masterpiece has ever been created without great labor."
"There is no prejudice that the work of art does not finally overcome."