It is by acts and not by ideas that people live.
Quote by Anatole France
The books that everybody admires are those that nobody reads.
The average man does not know what to do with this life, yet wants another...
Without lies humanity would perish of despair and boredom
Of all the sexual aberrations, chastity is the strangest.
The future is a convenient place for dreams
No government ought to be without censors; and where the press is free, no one...
The law, in its majestic equality, forbids the rich as well as the poor to...
The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself a fool.
Human affairs inspire in noble hearts only two feelingsÃ³admiration or pity.
I would define a book as a work of magic whence escape, all kinds of...
To accomplish great things, we must dream as well as act.
An education isn't how much you have committed to memory, or even how much you...
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan,...
All changes, even the most longed for, have their melancholy; for what we leave behind...
A rose without thorns is like love without heartbreak; it doesn't make sense.
Existence would be intolerable if we were never to dream.
What frightens us most in a madman is his sane conversation.
The poor have to labour in the face of the majestic equality of the law,...
I thank fate for having made me born poor. Poverty taught me the true value...
It is well for the heart to be naive and the mind not to be.