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Quotations by author » Anatole France
French Writer, member of the French Academy and Nobel Prize for Literature in 1921, 1844-1924
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A good critic is one who narrates the adventures of his mind among masterpieces.
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A person is never happy except at the price of some ignorance.
Ignorance
Marriage
A woman without breasts is like a bed without pillows
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A writer is rarely so well inspired as when he talks about himself
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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.
Change
All the historical books which contain no lies are extremely tedious
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America, where thanks to Congress, there are forty million laws to enforce the Ten Commandments
America and Americans
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.
Education
An education which does not cultivate the will is an education that depraves the mind.
EducationMind
Chance is perhaps the pseudonym of God when he did not want to sign.
Chance
Chance is perhaps the pseudonym of God when he does not wish to sign his work.
ChanceGod
Chance is the pseudonym God uses when He does not want to sign His name.
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Christianity has done a great deal for love by making a sin of it.
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Devout believers are safeguarded in a high degree against the risk of certain neurotic illnesses; their acceptance of the universal neurosis spares them the task of constructing a personal one.
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Existence would be intolerable if we were never to dream.
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He despises men with tenderness
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He flattered himself on being a man without any prejudices; and this pretension itself is a very great prejudice
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History books that contain no lies are extremely dull.
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I prefer the folly of enthusiasm to the indifference of wisdom.
EnthusiasmWisdom
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