Anatole France Quotes (104 quotes)
“That man is prudent who neither hopes nor fears anything from the uncertain events of the future.”
The Authorized English Translations of the Novels and Short Stories of Anatole France: Mother of pearl (19?? edition)
The Works of Anatole France in English: My friend's book (1923 edition)
“The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards.”
Works of Anatole France (2010 edition), MobileReference - ISBN: 9781607785422
The Crime of Sylvester Bonnard (2007 edition), Wildside Press LLC - ISBN: 9781434491145
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsAnatole France
Born: April 16, 1844
Died: October 12, 1924 (aged 80)
Bio: Anatole France , born François-Anatole Thibault,, was a French poet, journalist, and novelist. He was born in Paris, and died in Saint-Cyr-sur-Loire. He was a successful novelist, with several best-sellers. Ironic and skeptical, he was considered in his day the ideal French man of letters.
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