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Andre Gide
1869 - 1951

French writer, winner of the Nobel prize for literature in 1947, author of The Immoralist and others


One doesn't discover new lands without consenting to lose sight of the shore for a very long time.

Believe those who are seeking the truth. Doubt those who find it.

1891 - from Le traite du Narcisse
Everything has been said before, but since nobody listens we have to keep going back and beginning all over again.