Suffering! We owe to it all that is good in us, all that gives value to life; we owe to it pity, we owe to it courage, we owe to it all the virtues.
Quote by Anatole France
Innocence most often is a good fortune and not a virtue.
When a thing has been said and well said, have no scruple; take it and...
Unhappiness does make people look stupid
We reproach people for talking about themselves but it is the subject they treat best
It is only the poor who pay cash, and that not from virtue, but because...
A woman must decide between a man who women like, and then have no security,...
We live too much in books and not enough in nature, and we are very...
The impotence of God is infinite
In art as in love, instinct is enough.
Nine tenths of education is encouragement.
The truth is that life is delicious, horrible, charming, frightful, sweet, bitter, and that is...
All changes, even the most longed for, have their melancholy; for what we leave behind...
The future is a convenient place for dreams
We do not know what to do with this short life, yet we want another...
If the path be beautiful, let us not ask where it leads.
Religion has done love a great service by making it a sin.
Never lend books, for no one ever returns them; the only books I have in...
All the historical books which contain no lies are extremely tedious.
The best of a book is not the thought which it contains, but the thought...
I have only ever read one book in my life, and that is White Fang....