Anatole France

Anatole France

The French writer, Nobel Prize for Literature, 1921
Word-carpentry is like any other kind of carpentry: you must join your sentences smoothly.More Anatole France quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
For a man’s life would become intolerable, if he knew what was going to happen to him. He would be made aware of future evils, and would suffer their agonies in advance, while he would get no joy of present blessings since he would know how they would end. Ignorance is the necessary condition of human happiness, and it has to be admitted that on the whole mankind observes that condition well. We are almost entirely ignorant of ourselves; absolutely of others. In ignorance, we find our bliss; in illusions, our happineMore Anatole France quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
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.More Anatole France quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I thank fate for having made me born poor. Poverty taught me the true value of the gifts useful to life.More Anatole France quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Never lend books, for no one ever returns themMore Anatole France quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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