Anatole France Quotes

75 Anatole France quotes:

"It was one of the liest and heaviest feelings of my life to feel that I was no longer a boy. From that moment I began to grow old in my own esteem -and in my esteem age is not estimable."
"People who have no weaknesses are terrible; there is no way of taking advantage of them"
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"The good critic is he who relates the adventures of his soul among masterpieces"
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"Never lend books, for no one ever returns them; the only books I have in my library are books that other folks have lent to me"
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"You learn to speak by speaking, to study by studying, to run by running, to work by working; in just the same way, you learn to love by loving."
"It is by acts and not by ideas that people live."
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"Only men who are not interested in women are interested in women's clothes. Men who like women never notice what they wear."
"It is in the ability to deceive oneself that the greatest talent is shown"
Author: France Quotes Category: Ability Quotes
"Lovers who love truly do not write down their happiness."
"To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan, but also believe."
"An education isn't how much you have committed to memory, or even how much you know. It's being able to differentiate between what you know and what you don't."
"In art as in love, instinct is enough."
"All changes, even the most longed for, have their melancholy; for what we leave behind us is a part of ourselves; we must die to one life before we can enter another."
"To imagine is everything, to know is nothing at all."
"America, where thanks to Congress, there are forty million laws to enforce the Ten Commandments"
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"Nine tenths of education is encouragement."
"Nature has no principles. She makes no distinction between good and evil."
Author: France Quotes Category: French Novelist Quotes Distinction Quotes
"Nature, in her indifference, makes no distinction between good and evil."
Author: France Quotes Category: Evil Quotes
"That man is prudent who neither hopes nor fears anything from the uncertain events of the future."
"The greatest virtue of man is perhaps curiosity."

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