"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."
"Sir, my concern is not whether God is on our side my greatest concern is to be on God's side, for God is always right."Anatole France on Abraham Lincoln
"We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature - trees, flowers, grass- grows in silence see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence... We need silence to be able to touch souls."Anatole France on Mother Teresa
"When the solution is simple, God is answering."Anatole France on Albert Einstein
"While I know myself as a creation of God, I am also obligated to realize and remember that everyone else and everything else are also God's creation."Anatole France on Maya Angelou
"Never trust anyone completely but God. Love people, but put your full trust only in God."Anatole France on Lawrence Welk
"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."