Anatole France Quote
“The law, in its majestic equality, forbids the rich as well as the poor to sleep under bridges, to beg in the streets, and to steal bread.”
Le Lys rouge [The Red Lily] (1894), Chapter VII
Works of Anatole France (2010 edition), MobileReference - ISBN: 9781607785422
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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.