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.
Quote by Anatole France
Anatole France Quotes
You become a good writer just as you become a good joiner: by planing down...
When a thing has been said and well said, have no scruple; take it and...
War will disappear only when men shall take no part whatever in violence and shall...
Make love now, by night and by day, in winter and in summer... You are...
We live too much in books and not enough in nature, and we are very...
Ignorance and error are necessary to life, like bread and water.
Silence is the wit of fools.
To imagine is everything, to know is nothing at all.
To accomplish great things, we must dream as well as act.
An education which does not cultivate the will is an education that depraves the mind.
Chance is perhaps the pseudonym of God when he did not want to sign.
Chance is perhaps the pseudonym of God when he does not wish to sign his...
That man is prudent who neither hopes nor fears anything from the uncertain events of...
Of all the sexual aberrations, chastity is the strangest.
All the historical books which contain no lies are extremely tedious.
We have drugs to make women speak, but none to keep them silent.
Human affairs inspire in noble hearts only two feelingsÃ³admiration or pity.
The greatest virtue of man is perhaps curiosity.
Intellectual growth should commence at birth and cease only at death.
Curiosity is lying in wait for every secret.