Facts about Andre Malraux

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Andre Malraux was a famous Author from France, who lived between November 3, 1901 and November 23, 1976. He/she became 75 years old.

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He/she is born under the zodiac scorpio, who is known for Transient, Self-Willed, Purposeful, Unyielding. Our collection contains 19 quotes who is written / told by Andre.

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Famous quotes by Andre Malraux (19)


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"War puts its questions stupidly, peace mysteriously"
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"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"
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"To command is to serve, nothing more and nothing less"
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"There is always a need for intoxication: China has opium, Islam has hashish, the West has woman"
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"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"
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"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"
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"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"
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"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"
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"The attempt to force human beings to despise themselves is what I call hell"
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"Opium teaches only one thing, which is that aside from physical suffering, there is nothing real"
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"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"
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"Man knows that the world is not made on a human scale; and he wishes that it were"
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"Man is not what he thinks he is, he is what he hides"
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"Genius is not perfected, it is deepened. It does not so much interpret the world as fertilize itself with it"
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"Communism destroys democracy. Democracy can also destroy Communism"
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"Art is a revolt against fate.All art is a revolt against man's fate"
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"And when man faces destiny, destiny ends and man comes into his own"
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"An art book is a museum without walls"
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"Always, however brutal an age may actually have been, its style transmits its music only"


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