Without lies humanity would perish of despair and boredom
Quote by Anatole France
It is by acts and not by ideas that people live.
A rose without thorns is like love without heartbreak; it doesn't make sense.
Chance is perhaps the pseudonym of God when he did not want to sign.
The law, in its majestic equality, forbids the rich as well as the poor to...
The books that everybody admires are those that nobody reads.
The impotence of God is infinite
We live too much in books and not enough in nature, and we are very...
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan,...
The poor have to labour in the face of the majestic equality of the law,...
Silence is the wit of fools.
The wonder is, not that the field of stars is so vast, but that man...
Innocence most often is a good fortune and not a virtue.
Irony is the gaiety of reflection and the joy of wisdom.
Until one has loved an animal a part of one's soul remains unawakened.
If the path be beautiful, let us not ask where it leads.
Religion has done love a great service by making it a sin.
Without lies humanity would perish of despair and boredom.
War will disappear only when men shall take no part whatever in violence and shall...
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