Quotes by French Novelist Anatole France

If we don't change, we don't grow. If we don't grow, we aren't really living. Anatole France

Nine tenths of education is encouragement. Anatole France

It is human nature to think wisely and act foolishly. Anatole France

What frightens us most in a madman is his sane conversation. Anatole France

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

It is by acts and not by ideas that people live. Anatole France

The average man does not know what to do with this life, yet wants another one which will last forever. Anatole France

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

The books that everybody admires are those that nobody reads. Anatole France

It is better to understand a little than to misunderstand a lot. Anatole France

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

Lovers who love truly do not write down their happiness. Anatole France

In art as in love, instinct is enough. Anatole France
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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

There are very honest people who do not think that they have had a bargain unless they have cheated a merchant. Anatole France

A writer is rarely so well inspired as when he talks about himself. Anatole France

Of all the ways of defining man, the worst is the one which makes him out to be a rational animal. Anatole France

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

The good critic is he who relates the adventures of his soul among masterpieces. Anatole France

We reproach people for talking about themselves; but it is the subject they treat best. Anatole France
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