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66Seven quotes by Anatole France99

Anatole France (16 April 1844—12 October 1924), 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. He was a member of the Académie française, and won the Nobel Prize for Literature.

66If a million people believe a foolish thing, it is still a foolish thing.99 [+]

66It is only the poor who are forbidden to beg.99 [+]

66It is well for the heart to be naive and for the mind not to be.99 [+]

66There is a certain impertinence in allowing oneself to be burned for an opinion.99 [+]

66To die for an idea is to set a rather high price on conjecture.99 [+]

66When a thing has been said and said well, have no scruple. Take it and copy it.99 [+]

66When a thing has been said and well said, have no scruple; take it and copy it. 99 [+]

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