The good critic is he who relates the adventures of his soul among masterpieces.
Quote by Anatole France
Anatole France Quotes
Of all the sexual aberrations, chastity is the strangest.
The books that everybody admires are those that nobody reads.
An education isn't how much you have committed to memory, or even how much you...
We have drugs to make women speak, but none to keep them silent.
I would define a book as a work of magic whence escape, all kinds of...
Irony is the gaiety of reflection and the joy of wisdom
One thing above all gives charm to men's thoughts, and this is unrest. A mind...
What can be more foolish than to think that all this rare fabric of heaven...
We do not know what to do with this short life, yet we want another...
It is in the ability to deceive oneself that the greatest talent is shown
It is by acts and not by ideas that people live.
The law, in its majestic equality, forbids the rich as well as the poor to...
Without lies humanity would perish of despair and boredom.
Silence is the wit of fools.
I prefer the folly of enthusiasm to the indifference of wisdom.
A person is never happy except at the price of some ignorance.
To accomplish great things, we must dream as well as act.
The greatest virtue of man is perhaps curiosity.
Curiosity is one of the lowest of the human faculties. You will have noticed in...
It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education.