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Anatole France

Quote of Anatole France - To imagine is everything, to know...


Biography - Anatole France:

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

To imagine is everything, to know is nothing at all.




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Quotes for: imagination


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Quotes for: imagination


Imagination is more important than knowledge.





Man, too, has wings, he has imagination.





Nothing is more fearful than imagination without taste.





Why does the eye see a thing more clearly in dreams than the imagination when awake?





Without this playing with fantasy no creative work has ever yet come to birth. The debt we owe to the play of the imagination is incalculable.





All the works of man have their origin in creative fantasy. What right have we then to depreciate imagination.











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





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.





In art as in love, instinct is enough.





I prefer the folly of enthusiasm to the indifference of wisdom.





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.





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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