The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself a fool.
Quote by Anatole France
Anatole France Quotes
What frightens us most in a madman is his sane conversation.
An education isnt how much you have committed to memory, or even how much you...
Of all the ways of defining man, the worst is the one which makes him...
I prefer the folly of enthusiasm to the indifference of wisdom.
One thing above all gives charm to men's thoughts, and this is unrest. A mind...
Of all the sexual aberrations, chastity is the strangest.
It is well for the heart to be naive and the mind not to be.
There are very honest people who do not think that they have had a bargain...
A rose without thorns is like love without heartbreak; it doesn't make sense.
Silence is the wit of fools.
Without lies humanity would perish of despair and boredom.
Irony is the gaiety of reflection and the joy of wisdom.
All the historical books which contain no lies are extremely tedious.
All changes, even the most longed for, have their melancholy; for what we leave behind...
The greatest virtue of man is perhaps curiosity.
When a thing has been said and well said, have no scruple; take it and...
The poor have to labour in the face of the majestic equality of the law,...
You become a good writer just as you become a good joiner: by planing down...
Every writer is a frustrated actor who recites his lines in the hidden auditorium of...
One of the amusements of idleness is reading without the fatigue of close attention; and...