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.
Anatole France (1844 - 1924)
Contributed by: Zaady
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.
In order that knowledge be properly digested it must have been swallowed with a good appetite.
Source: The Crime of Sylvestre Bonnard, 1881
Without lies humanity would perish of despair and boredom.
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.
The good critic is he who relates the adventures of his soul among masterpieces.
Source: La Vie littéraire
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