It is only the poor who pay cash, and that not from virtue, but because they are refused credit.
Quote by Anatole France
Anatole France Quotes
Chance is perhaps the pseudonym of God when he did not want to sign.
You become a good writer just as you become a good joiner: by planing down...
We reproach people for talking about themselves; but it is the subject they treat best.
The good critic is he who relates the adventures of his soul among masterpieces
The law, in its majestic equality, forbids the rich as well as the poor to...
The poor have to labour in the face of the majestic equality of the law,...
The truth is that life is delicious, horrible, charming, frightful, sweet, bitter, and that is...
Nature has no principles. She makes no distinction between good and evil.
Of all the ways of defining man, the worst is the one which makes him...
To imagine is everything, to know is nothing at all.
Distance never seperates two hearts that really care, for our memories span the miles and...
We live too much in books and not enough in nature, and we are very...
The whole art of teaching is the only art of awakening the natural curiosity of...
Without lies humanity would perish of despair and boredom
I prefer the folly of enthusiasm to the indifference of wisdom.
That man is prudent who neither hopes nor fears anything from the uncertain events of...
It was one of the deadliest and heaviest feelings of my life to feel that...
It is human nature to think wisely and act in an absurd fashion.
Fashion is what you adopt when you don't know who you are.
One had as good be out of the world, as out of the fashion