"Lovers who love truly do not write down their happiness."
"Happiness often sneaks in through a door you didn't know you left open."Anatole France on John Barrymore
"Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions."Anatole France on Dalai Lama
"Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be."Anatole France on Abraham Lincoln
"I am determined to be cheerful and happy in whatever situation I may find myself. For I have learned that the greater part of our misery or unhappiness is determined not by our circumstance but by our disposition."Anatole France on Martha Washington
"Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony."Anatole France on Mahatma Gandhi
"In art as in love, instinct is enough."
"The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards."
"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!"
"We reproach people for talking about themselves but it is the subject they treat best."
"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."