Man is so made that he can only find relaxation from one kind of labor by taking up another.
Anatole France (1844 - 1924)
Contributed by: Zaady
It is good to collect things; it is better to take walks.
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan, but also believe.
It's not by amusing oneself that one learns.
The books that everybody admires are those nobody reads.
It is only the poor who pay cash, and that not from virtue, but because they are refused credit.
Chance is perhaps the pseudonym of God when he does not wish to sign his work.
It is remarkable how great an influence our clothes have on our moral state.
Never lend books, for no one ever returns them; the only books I have in my library are books that other folk have lent me.
Those who have given themselves the most concern about the happiness of peoples have made their neighbors very miserable.
Source: Crime of Sylvestre Bonnard, 1881.
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