"Nine tenths of education is encouragement."
"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world."Anatole France on Nelson Mandela
"The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education."Anatole France on Albert Einstein
"It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it."Anatole France on Aristotle
"My mother said I must always be intolerant of ignorance but understanding of illiteracy. That some people, unable to go to school, were more educated and more intelligent than college professors."Anatole France on Maya Angelou
"Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught."Anatole France on Oscar Wilde
"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."