Anatole France Quotes (104 quotes)
“For the moment the peril was nowhere and yet everywhere. The majority remained solid; but the leaders became stiff and exacting.”
Book VII : Modern Times, Ch. IX : The Final Consequences - Penguin Island (1908)
Book VIII : Future Times - Penguin Island (1908)
“For the majority of people, though they do not know what to do with this life, long for another that shall have no end.”
The Revolt of the Angels (1914)
“Man is so made that he can only find relaxation from one kind of labor by taking up another.”
The Crime of Sylvestre Bonnard
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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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