Saturday, November 22, 2014

Quote of the Day (Andre Gide, on Prejudice and Art)

“There is no prejudice that the work of art does not finally overcome.”—French novelist Andre Gide, quoted in The Viking Book of Aphorisms:  A Personal Selection, edited by W. H. Auden and Louis Kronenberger (1962)

Andre Gide, born on this date in Paris 145 years ago today, won the 1947 Nobel Prize in Literature.

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