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Anatole France

Top 10 Anatole France Quotes,  French
Total Quotes : 56
Education Memory Committed

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.

- Anatole France

Chance Want Perhaps

Chance is perhaps the pseudonym of God when he did not want to sign.

- Anatole France

Change Die Behind

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.

- Anatole France

Illnesses Constructing

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.

- Anatole France

Ignorance Never Some

A person is never happy except at the price of some ignorance.

- Anatole France

Dream Never Would

Existence would be intolerable if we were never to dream.

- Anatole France

Pet Soul Loved

Until one has loved an animal a part of one's soul remains unawakened.

- Anatole France

Beautiful Beauty Path

If the path be beautiful, let us not ask where it leads.

- Anatole France

Education Nine

Nine tenths of education is encouragement.

- Anatole France

Heart Mind Well

It is well for the heart to be naive and the mind not to be.

- Anatole France

Say Still Million

If a million people say a foolish thing, it is still a foolish thing.

- Anatole France

Law Bread Streets

The law, in its majestic equality, forbids the rich as well as the poor to sleep under bridges, to beg in the streets, and to steal bread.

- Anatole France

Books Contain Extremely

History books that contain no lies are extremely dull.

- Anatole France

Education Mind Which

An education which does not cultivate the will is an education that depraves the mind.

- Anatole France

Nature She Distinction

Nature has no principles. She makes no distinction between good and evil.

- Anatole France

Harmony Original Which

Wandering re-establishes the original harmony which once existed between man and the universe.

- Anatole France

Imagination Know Imagine

To imagine is everything, to know is nothing at all.

- Anatole France

Ignorance Bread Necessary

Ignorance and error are necessary to life, like bread and water.

- Anatole France

Enthusiasm Folly Prefer

I prefer the folly of enthusiasm to the indifference of wisdom.

- Anatole France

Women Like Wear

Only men who are not interested in women are interested in women's clothes. Men who like women never notice what they wear.

- Anatole France