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Anatole France

Top 10 Anatole France Quotes,  French
Total Quotes : 56
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

Chance Want Perhaps

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

- Anatole France

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

Dream Never Would

Existence would be intolerable if we were never to dream.

- 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

Beautiful Beauty Path

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

- Anatole France

Fate Made Having

I thank fate for having made me born poor. Poverty taught me the true value of the gifts useful to life.

- Anatole France

Ignorance Never Some

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

- Anatole France

Say Still Million

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

- Anatole France

Dreams Accomplish Act

To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan, but also believe.

- Anatole France

Reflection Joy Gaiety

Irony is the gaiety of reflection and the joy of wisdom.

- Anatole France

Heart Mind Well

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

- 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

Books Contain Extremely

History books that contain no lies are extremely dull.

- Anatole France

Poor Only Refused

It is only the poor who pay cash, and that not from virtue, but because they are refused credit.

- Anatole France

Think Act Absurd

It is human nature to think wisely and act in an absurd fashion.

- Anatole France

Education Mind Which

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

- Anatole France

Imagination Know Imagine

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

- Anatole France

Teacher Art Minds

The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards.

- Anatole France