“In its majestic equality, the law forbids rich and poor alike to sleep under bridges, beg in the streets, and steal loaves of bread.”
MEMORABLE QUOTES, 28 Jun 2021
Anatole France, full name François-Anatole Thibault (16 Apr 1844 – 12 Oct 1924), was a French poet, journalist and novelist with several best-sellers. Ironic and skeptical, he was considered in his day the ideal French man of letters. He wrote the quoted phrase in his 1894 novel, The Red Lily.
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