Anatole France

1844 - 1924

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 books and libraries

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)

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A Quote by Anatole France on concern, happiness, and neighbors

Those who have given themselves the most concern about the happiness of peoples have made their neighbors very miserable.

Anatole France (1844 - 1924)

Source: Crime of Sylvestre Bonnard, 1881.

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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 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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