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Anatole France

"The average man does not know what to do with this life, yet wants another one which will last forever." Anatole France
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Ambition    French Novelist    inspirational    Quote of the Day   

Anatole France

"In every well-governed state, wealth is a sacred thing; in democracies it is the only sacred thing" Anatole France
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Democracies   

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"Chance is perhaps the pseudonym of God when he does not wish to sign his work." Anatole France
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"Only men who are not interested in women are interested in women's clothes. Men who like women never notice what they wear." Anatole France
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"America, where thanks to Congress, there are forty million laws to enforce the Ten Commandments" Anatole France
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"That man is prudent who neither hopes nor fears anything from the uncertain events of the future." Anatole France
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Events    French Novelist   

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"You learn to speak by speaking, to study by studying, to run by running, to work by working; in just the same way, you learn to love by loving." Anatole France
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Action    French Novelist   

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"It is by acts and not by ideas that people live." Anatole France
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Action   

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"The whole art of teaching is the only art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards; and curiosity itself can be vivid and wholesome only in proportion as the mind is contented and happy" Anatole France
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"It is human nature to think wisely and act in an absurd fashion." Anatole France
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"Man is so made that he can only find relaxation from one kind of labor by taking up another" Anatole France
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Labor   

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"The good critic is he who relates the adventures of his soul among masterpieces" Anatole France
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Adventure   

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"All changes, even the most longed for, have their melancholy; for what we leave behind us is a part of ourselves; we must die to one life before we can enter another." Anatole France
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"To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan, but also believe." Anatole France
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"You become a good writer just as you become a good joiner: by planing down your sentences" Anatole France
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"It is human nature to think wisely and act foolishly" Anatole France
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"The first virtue of all really great men is that they are sincere" Anatole France
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"Without the utopians of other times, men would still live in caves, miserable and naked;...utopia is the principle of all progress, adn the essay into a better world." Anatole France
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"The impotence of God is infinite" Anatole France
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"I prefer the folly of enthusiasm to the indifference of wisdom." Anatole France
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Enthusiasm    French Novelist   

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"I would define a book as a work of magic whence escape, all kinds of images to trouble the souls and change the hearts of men" Anatole France
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