Anatole France

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Anatole France

Anatole France

No government ought to be without censors; and where the press is free, no one ever will. Chance is the pseudonym of God when he did not want to sign.More Anatole France [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The pseudonym for God when He did not want to sign.More Anatole France [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The books that everybody admires are those that nobody reads.More Anatole France [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards.More Anatole France [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
A person is never happy except at the price of some ignorance.More Anatole France [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Nine tenths of education is encouragement.More Anatole France [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The average man does not know what to do with this life, yet wants another one which will last forever.More Anatole France [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Lovers who love truly do not write down their happiness.More Anatole France [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Nature has no principles. She makes no distinction between good and evil.More Anatole France [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
It is well for the heart to be naive and the mind not to be.More Anatole France [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
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 [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
I thank fate for having made me born poor. Poverty taught me the true value of the gifts useful to life.More Anatole France [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
What frightens us most in a madman is his sane conversation.More Anatole France [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
It is only the poor who pay cash, and that not from virtue, but because they are refused credit.More Anatole France [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
It is almost systematically to constitute a natural moral law. Nature has no principles. She furnishes us with no reason to believe that human life is to be respected. Nature, in her indifference, makes no difference between right and wrong.More Anatole France [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
It is better to understand a little than to misunderstand a lot.More Anatole France [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
In art as in love, instinct is enough.More Anatole France [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
It is by acts and not by ideas that people live.More Anatole France [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
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.More Anatole France [09/06/2011 05:09:28]
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.More Anatole France [09/06/2011 05:09:34]
An education which does not cultivate the will is an education that depraves the mind.More Anatole France [09/06/2011 05:09:39]
Chance is perhaps the pseudonym of God when he did not want to sign.More Anatole France [09/06/2011 05:09:45]
I prefer the folly of enthusiasm to the indifference of wisdom.More Anatole France [09/06/2011 05:09:10]
If a million people say a foolish thing, it is still a foolish thing.More Anatole France [09/06/2011 05:09:21]
If the path be beautiful, let us not ask where it leads.More Anatole France [09/06/2011 05:09:28]

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