Irony is the gaiety of reflection and the joy of wisdom
Quote by Anatole France
We reproach people for talking about themselves; but it is the subject they treat best.
There are very honest people who do not think that they have had a bargain...
Justice is the means by which established injustices are sanctioned
One thing above all gives charm to men's thoughts, and this is unrest. A mind...
It is better to understand little than to misunderstand a lot.
Wandering re-establishes the original harmony which once existed between man and the universe.
The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of...
Love is like a rose. It looks beautiful on the outside...but there is always pain...
Lovers who love truly do not write down their happiness.
No government ought to be without censors; and where the press is free, no one...
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan,...
That man is prudent who neither hopes nor fears anything from the uncertain events of...
Irony is the gaiety of reflection and the joy of wisdom.
Only men who are not interested in women are interested in women's clothes. Men who...
The poor have to labour in the face of the majestic equality of the law,...
The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself a fool.
In art as in love, instinct is enough.
The wonder is, not that the field of stars is so vast, but that man...
Wonder is the beginning of wisdom
Enquire not what boils in another's pot