We do not know what to do with this short life, yet we want another which will be eternal.
Quote by Anatole France
Anatole France Quotes
We have drugs to make women speak, but none to keep them silent.
Religion has done love a great servive by making it a sin.
Chance is perhaps the pseudonym of God when he did not want to sign.
The average man does not know what to do with this life, yet wants another...
All changes, even the most longed for, have their melancholy; for what we leave behind...
It was one of the deadliest and heaviest feelings of my life to feel that...
Lovers who love truly do not write down their happiness.
Silence is the wit of fools.
I would define a book as a work of magic whence escape, all kinds of...
You become a good writer just as you become a good joiner: by planing down...
Of all the sexual aberrations, chastity is the strangest.
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan,...
The truth is that life is delicious, horrible, charming, frightful, sweet, bitter, and that is...
What frightens us most in a madman is his sane conversation.
Devout believers are safeguarded in a high degree against the risk of certain neurotic illnesses;...
If a million people say a foolish thing, it is still a foolish thing.
Only men who are not interested in women are interested in women's clothes. Men who...
The greatest virtue of man is perhaps curiosity.
It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education.
Creatures whose mainspring is curiosity enjoy the accumulating of facts far more than the pausing...