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Anatole France

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It is the certainty that they possess the truth that makes men cruel. -Anatole France, novelist, essayist, Nobel laureate (1844-1924)

— Anatole France

#irony #politics #men

Suffering — how divine it is, how misunderstood! We owe to it all that is good in us, all that gives value to life; we owe to it pity, we owe to it courage, we owe to it all the virtues.

— Anatole France

#virtue #courage

If you have not loved an animal, your soul remains unawakened.

— Anatole France


The law, in its majestic equality, forbids rich and poor alike to sleep under bridges, to beg in the streets, and to steal their bread.

— Anatole France

#poverty #wealth #equality

I never go into the country for a change of air and a holiday. I always go instead into the eighteenth century.

— Anatole France


All writers of confessions from Augustine on down, have always remained a little in love with their sins.

— Anatole France

#confessions #sins #writers #love

Great courage was required to engage in such an adventure. But George was in love and Freeheart was faithful. And as the most delightful of poets says “What cannot Friendship guided by sweet Love?

— Anatole France


If a million people say a foolish thing, it is still a foolish thing.

— Anatole France

#million #people #people say #say #still

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

#clothes #interested #like #men #never

Existence would be intolerable if we were never to dream.

— Anatole France

#existence #intolerable #never #were #would

About Anatole France

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Did you know about Anatole France?

"The law in its majestic equality forbids the rich and the poor alike to sleep under bridges to beg in the streets and to steal bread. A republic is ugliness set free. "
"The history books which contain no lies are extremely tedious.

He was born in Paris and died in Saint-Cyr-sur-Loire. He was a successful novelist with several best-sellers.

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