"Only men who are not interested in women are interested in women's clothes. Men who like women never notice what they wear."
"It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men."Anatole France on Frederick Douglass
"I, with a deeper instinct, choose a man who compels my strength, who makes enormous demands on me, who does not doubt my courage or my toughness, who does not believe me naive or innocent, who has the courage to treat me like a woman."Anatole France on Anais Nin
"Men always want to be a woman's first love - women like to be a man's last romance."Anatole France on Oscar Wilde
"Without feelings of respect, what is there to distinguish men from beasts?"Anatole France on Confucius
"Man becomes great exactly in the degree in which he works for the welfare of his fellow-men."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."