André Gide Quote

The great secret of Stendhal, his great shrewdness, consisted in writing at once…thought charged with emotion.


Journal (1939) vol. 3, 3 September 1937 (translated by Justin O'Brien)

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The great secret of Stendhal, his great shrewdness, consisted in writing at once…thought charged with emotion.

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The great secret of Stendhal, his great shrewdness, consisted in writing at once…thought charged with emotion.

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The great secret of Stendhal, his great shrewdness, consisted in writing at once…thought charged with emotion.

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The great secret of Stendhal, his great shrewdness, consisted in writing at once…thought charged with emotion.