Anatole France (1844-1924)
France is also widely believed to be the model for narrator Marcel’s literary idol Bergotte in Marcel Proust’s In Search of Lost Time.
He was a member of the Académie française, and won the 1921 Nobel Prize for Literature.
- To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan, but also believe.
- Until one has loved an animal a part of one’s soul remains unawakened.
- The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards.