I have always thought that great artists were those who dared to confer the right of beauty on things so natural that people say on seeing them: “Why did I never realize before that that was beautiful too?”
(The Immoralist, 1902)

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It is good to follow one's own bent, so long as it leads upward.
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Be faithful to that which exists within yourself.
Andre Gide (The Fruits of the Earth, 1897)
Believe those who are seeking the truth. Doubt those who find it.
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