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Anatole France
Anatole France
Anatole France.
BornJacques Anatole Thibault
April 16, 1844
Paris, France
DiedOctober 12, 1924
Saint-Cyr-sur-Loire, France
French author. Works include La Rôtisserie de la Reine Pédauque [At the Sign of the Reine Pédauque] (1893) and Le Jardin d'Épicure [The Garden of Epicurus] (1895). Awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1921.

The repository contains three quotes from Anatole France.


Chance is perhaps the pseudonym of God when he does not wish to sign his work.


An education isn’t how much you have committed to memory, or even how much you know. It’s being able to differentiate between what you do know and what you don’t.


Man is so made that he can only find relaxation from one kind of labor by taking up another.