Anatole France quotes

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

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

— Anatole France

 quotes - In art as in love, instinct is enough. Share

“In art as in love, instinct is enough.”

— Anatole France

 quotes - It is better to understand little than to misunderstand a lot. Share

“It is better to understand little than to misunderstand a lot.”

— Anatole France

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

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

— Anatole France

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

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

— Anatole France

 quotes - You learn to speak by speaking, to study by studying, to run by running, to work by working; in just the same way, you learn to love by loving. Share

“You learn to speak by speaking, to study by studying, to run by running, to work by working; in just the same way, you learn to love by loving.”

— Anatole France

 quotes - It is by acts and not by ideas that people live. Share

“It is by acts and not by ideas that people live.”

— Anatole France

 quotes - In art as in love, instinct is enough. Share

“In art as in love, instinct is enough.”

— Anatole France

“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

“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

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

— Anatole France

“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

“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

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

— Anatole France

“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

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

— Anatole France

“You learn to speak by speaking, to study by studying, to run by running, to work by working; in just the same way, you learn to love by loving.”

— Anatole France

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

— Anatole France

“It is by acts and not by ideas that people live.”

— Anatole France

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

— Anatole France

“The truth is that life is delicious, horrible, charming, frightful, sweet, bitter, and that is everything.”

— Anatole France

“Never lend books, for no one ever returns them; the only books I have in my library are books that other folks have left me.”

— Anatole France

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

— Anatole France

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

— Anatole France

“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

“Religion has done love a great service by making it a sin.”

— Anatole France

“Lovers who love truly do not write down their happiness.”

— Anatole France

“That man is prudent who neither hopes nor fears anything from the uncertain events of the future.”

— Anatole France

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

— Anatole France

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

— Anatole France