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Anatole France

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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

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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There was never a good war, or a bad peace.
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War is sweet to those who have no experience of it,
but the experienced man trembles exceedingly at heart on its approach.

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At the bottom of all patriotism there is war: that is why I am no patriot.
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War is not an adventure. It is a disease. It is like typhus.
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Whatever makes for cultural development is working also against war.
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In time of war the laws are silent.
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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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That man is prudent who neither hopes nor fears anything from the uncertain events of the future.
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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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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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