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Anatole France
(1844-1924) born on
Apr 16
French author. He was a writer and ironic, skeptical, and urbane critic who was considered the ideal French man of letters; won the Nobel Prize for Lit., 1921.
         
   
F
An education isn't how much you have committed to memory, or even how much you know. It's being able to differentiate between what you do know and what you don't.

R
The faculty of doubting is rare among men. A few choice spirits carry the germs of it in them, but these do not develop without training.
A
When a thing has been said and said well, have no scruple. Take it and copy it.
N
Man is so made that he can only find relaxation from one kind of labour by taking up another.
K
A good critic is one who narrates the adventures of his mind among masterpieces.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
R: "Penguin Island."
A: In "The Routledge Dictionary of Quotations," ed. Robert Andrews.
N: "The Crime of Sylvestre Bonnard."
K: "The Literary Life," Preface.
   


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