"Until one has loved an animal a part of one's soul remains unawakened."
"No matter how much cats fight, there always seem to be plenty of kittens."Anatole France on Abraham Lincoln
"I am fond of pigs. Dogs look up to us. Cats look down on us. Pigs treat us as equals."Anatole France on Winston Churchill
"Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea."Anatole France on Robert A. Heinlein
"Time spent with cats is never wasted."Anatole France on Sigmund Freud
"A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than you love yourself."Anatole France on Josh Billings
"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."