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Biography - Anatole France:

French poet, journalist and novelist.
Born: 1844 - Died: 1924
Period:
20th century
19th century
Place of birth: France
France

That man is prudent who neither hopes nor fears anything from the uncertain events of the future.




Translation

Translation

(French, German)



French
Il est sage de ne mettre ni crainte, ni espérance dans l'avenir incertain.

German
Wer von den ungewissen Ereignissen der Zukunft nichts erhofft und nichts befürchtet, ist wahrhaft klug.




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Fear cannot be without hope nor hope without fear.




Quotes for: future


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Quotes about the future:


Never let the future disturb you. You will meet it, if you have to, with the same weapons of reason which today arm you against the present.
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Enjoy present pleasures in such a way as not to injure future ones.
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As for the future, your task is not to foresee it, but to enable it.
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Man is the future of man.
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The distinction between the past, present and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion.
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The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, not to worry about the future, or not to anticipate troubles, but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly.
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Quotes for: hope


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Quotes about hope:


In all things it is better to hope than to despair.
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Hope stole into my heart against my will.
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Don't despair.
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Hope is a good breakfast, but it is a bad supper.
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Love is only known by him who hopelessly persists in love.
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Who dares nothing, need hope for nothing.
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All changes, even the most longed for, have their melancholy; for what we leave behind us is a part of ourselves; we must die to one life before we can enter another.
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In art as in love, instinct is enough.
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I prefer the folly of enthusiasm to the indifference of wisdom.
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To imagine is everything, to know is nothing at all.
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War will disappear only when men shall take no part whatever in violence and shall be ready to suffer every persecution that their abstention will bring them. It is the only way to abolish war.
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What can be more foolish than to think that all this rare fabric of heaven and earth could come by chance, when all the skill of art is not able to make an oyster!
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