Anatole France

1844 - 1924

A Quote by Anatole France on good, knowledge, and order

In order that knowledge be properly digested it must have been swallowed with a good appetite.

Anatole France (1844 - 1924)

Source: The Crime of Sylvestre Bonnard, 1881

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A Quote by Anatole France on boredom, despair, humanity, and lies

Without lies humanity would perish of despair and boredom.

Anatole France (1844 - 1924)

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A Quote by Anatole France on education and memory

An education isn't how much you have committed to memory, or even how much you know. It's being able to differentiate between what you do know and what you don't.

Anatole France (1844 - 1924)

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A Quote by Anatole France on imagination

To know is nothing at all; to imagine is everything.

Anatole France (1844 - 1924)

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A Quote by Anatole France on admiration, feeling, inspiration, nobility, and pity

Human affairs inspire in noble hearts only two feelings-admiration or pity.

Anatole France (1844 - 1924)

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A Quote by Anatole France on good and soul

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The good critic is he who relates the adventures of his soul among masterpieces.

Anatole France (1844 - 1924)

Source: La Vie littéraire

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