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Through loyalty to the past, our mind refuses to realize that tomorrow's joy is possible only if today's makes way for it; that each wave owes the beauty of its line only to the withdrawal of the preceding one. - André Gide

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French novelist and critic 1869-1957

Born:22nd December, 1869
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Starsign: Capricorn

Author Keywords: Critic, Novelist, French

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