Irony is the gaiety of reflection and the joy of wisdom
Quote by Anatole France
The greatest virtue of man is perhaps curiosity.
I prefer the folly of enthusiasm to the indifference of wisdom.
Unhappiness does make people look stupid
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan,...
Nine tenths of education is encouragement.
Until one has loved an animal a part of one's soul remains unawakened.
Without lies humanity would perish of despair and boredom.
The law, in its majestic equality, forbids the rich as well as the poor to...
Suffering! We owe to it all that is good in us, all that gives value...
Existence would be intolerable if we were never to dream.
Justice is the means by which established injustices are sanctioned
When a thing has been said and well, have no scruple. Take it and copy...
It is human nature to think wisely and act in an absurd fashion.
A woman must decide between a man who women like, and then have no security,...
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan,...
No government ought to be without censors; and where the press is free, no one...
Chance is perhaps the pseudonym of God when he did not want to sign.
We reproach people for talking about themselves; but it is the subject they treat best.
It is well for the heart to be naive and the mind not to be.
We do not know what to do with this short life, yet we want another...