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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.
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.

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.
When a thing has been said and said well, have no scruple. Take it and copy it.
Man is so made that he can only find relaxation from one kind of labour by taking up another.
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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