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Nationality
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DOB
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16-04-1844
DOD
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12-10-1924

Educator Anatole France was born on 16th April 1844 AD. A French citizen, Anatole France was born in France. Anatole France was 80 years old when he died on 12th October 1924 AD. In his life Anatole France was famous not only for his work but also for quotations and sayings, some of which are quite popular and listed here.

The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards.

- Anatole France

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 know and what you don't.

- Anatole France

An education which does not cultivate the will is an education that depraves the mind.

- Anatole France

Devout believers are safeguarded in a high degree against the risk of certain neurotic illnesses; their acceptance of the universal neurosis spares them the task of constructing a personal one.

- Anatole France

History books that contain no lies are extremely dull.

- Anatole France

I thank fate for having made me born poor. Poverty taught me the true value of the gifts useful to life.

- Anatole France

Ignorance and error are necessary to life, like bread and water.

- Anatole France

It is better to understand little than to misunderstand a lot.

- Anatole France

It is only the poor who pay cash, and that not from virtue, but because they are refused credit.

- Anatole France

The average man does not know what to do with this life, yet wants another one which will last forever.

- Anatole France

Lovers who love truly do not write down their happiness.

- Anatole France

No government ought to be without censors; and where the press is free, no one ever will. Chance is the pseudonym of God when he did not want to sign.

- Anatole France

Religion has done love a great service by making it a sin.

- Anatole France

The truth is that life is delicious, horrible, charming, frightful, sweet, bitter, and that is everything.

- Anatole France

Concentrate your energies, your thoughts and your capital. The wise man puts all his eggs in one basket and watches the basket.

- Anatole France

Of all the sexual aberrations, chastity is the strangest.

- Anatole France

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