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"Believe those who are seeking the truth. Doubt those who find it" - Andre Gide
French author André Gide (1869-1951) is best known for his fiction and autobiographical works. He won the Nobel Prize in literature in 1947.
Other quotes from Gide include
Everything that needs to be said has already been said. But, since no one was listening, everything must be said again.
Fish die belly-upward and rise to the surface; it is their way of falling.
One does not discover new lands without consenting to lose sight of the shore for a very long time.
It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for something you are not.
The color of truth is gray.
It is unthinkable for a Frenchman to arrive at middle age without having syphilis and the Cross of the Legion of Honor.
Know thyself. A maxim as pernicious as it is ugly. Whoever studies himself arrest his own development. A caterpillar who seeks to know himself would never become a butterfly.
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