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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

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




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Quotes about wisdom:



Quotes for: wisdom

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The most certain sign of wisdom is cheerfulness.”
Michel de Montaigne
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Of all the things which wisdom provides to make us entirely happy, much the greatest is the possession of friendship.”
Epicurus
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Never does nature say one thing and wisdom another.”
Decimus Iunius Iuvenalis - Satires
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The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.”
Isaac Asimov
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Silence is often the truest wisdom.”
Pindar
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Human wisdom consists in a knowledge of the order in which it is profitable to know things;”
Leo Tolstoy
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Quotes about enthusiasm:


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Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.”
Winston Churchill
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Opposition embitters the enthusiast but never converts him.”
Friedrich Schiller
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None are so old as those who have outlived enthusiasm.”
Henry David Thoreau
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Whenever the true objects of action appear, they are to be heartily sought. Enthusiasm is the height of man; it is the passing from the human to the divine.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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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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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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To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream not only plan, but also believe.”
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