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
The books that everybody admires are those that nobody reads.
The impotence of God is infinite
It is better to understand little than to misunderstand a lot.
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan,...
You become a good writer just as you become a good joiner: by planing down...
The law, in its majestic equality, forbids the rich as well as the poor to...
One thing above all gives charm to men's thoughts, and this is unrest. A mind...
To imagine is everything, to know is nothing at all.
Lovers who love truly do not write down their happiness.
Innocence most often is a good fortune and not a virtue.
You learn to speak by speaking, to study by studying, to run by running, to...
I prefer the folly of enthusiasm to the indifference of wisdom.
The wonder is, not that the field of stars is so vast, but that man...
Human affairs inspire in noble hearts only two feelingsÃ³admiration or pity.
Of all the sexual aberrations, chastity is the strangest.
The average man does not know what to do with this life, yet wants another...
Wandering re-establishes the original harmony which once existed between man and the universe.
Of all the ways of defining man, the worst is the one which makes him...
That man is prudent who neither hopes nor fears anything from the uncertain events of...
War will disappear only when men shall take no part whatever in violence and shall...