"One does not discover new lands without consenting to lose sight of the shore for a very long time."
"Let him who would enjoy a good future waste none of his present."Andre Gide on Roger Babson
"The best thing about the future is that it comes one day at a time."Andre Gide on Abraham Lincoln
"Lost time is never found again."Andre Gide on Benjamin Franklin
"Patience and time do more than strength or passion."Andre Gide on Jean de La Fontaine
"The future is something which everyone reaches at the rate of 60 minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is."Andre Gide on C. S. Lewis
"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."