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Andre Malraux

French,  Author
Total Quotes : 19
Always However Actually

Always, however brutal an age may actually have been, its style transmits its music only.

- Andre Malraux

Destroy Destroys Also

Communism destroys democracy. Democracy can also destroy Communism.

- Andre Malraux

Love Leader Without

The first duty of a leader is to make himself be loved without courting love. To be loved without 'playing up' to anyone - even to himself.

- Andre Malraux

Art Fate Against

Art is a revolt against fate. All art is a revolt against man's fate.

- Andre Malraux

Destiny His Ends

And when man faces destiny, destiny ends and man comes into his own.

- Andre Malraux

World Genius Itself

Genius is not perfected, it is deepened. It does not so much interpret the world as fertilize itself with it.

- Andre Malraux

Art Museum Walls

An art book is a museum without walls.

- Andre Malraux

Listening Which Historic

To the humblest among them, who may be listening to me now, I want to say that the masterpiece to which you are paying historic homage this evening is a painting which he has saved.

- Andre Malraux

Failure Ideas Often

Often the difference between a successful person and a failure is not one has better abilities or ideas, but the courage that one has to bet on one's ideas, to take a calculated risk - and to act.

- Andre Malraux

Man Hides Thinks

Man is not what he thinks he is, he is what he hides.

- Andre Malraux

Peace Questions Puts

War puts its questions stupidly, peace mysteriously.

- Andre Malraux

World Made Were

Man knows that the world is not made on a human scale; and he wishes that it were.

- Andre Malraux

Suffering Nothing Which

Opium teaches only one thing, which is that aside from physical suffering, there is nothing real.

- Andre Malraux

Artist Private Made

The crucial discovery was made that, in order to become painting, the universe seen by the artist had to become a private one created by himself.

- Andre Malraux

Love Always Through

Then I despair... I remember that all through history, the way of truth and love has always won. There have been murderers and tyrants, and for a time they can seem invincible. But in the end they always fall. Think of it always.

- Andre Malraux

War Doing Fifty

There are not fifty ways of fighting, there's only one, and that's to win. Neither revolution nor war consists in doing what one pleases.

- Andre Malraux

Business Nothing More

To command is to serve, nothing more and nothing less.

- Andre Malraux

Always Islam Opium

There is always a need for intoxication: China has opium, Islam has hashish, the West has woman.

- Andre Malraux

Force Call Human Beings

The attempt to force human beings to despise themselves is what I call hell.

- Andre Malraux