“The average man who does not know what to do with this life, wants another one that lasts forever.”
– Anatole France
On Anatole France From Wikipedia:
Anatole France (pronounced: [anatɔl fʁɑ̃s]; born François-Anatole Thibault,[frɑ̃swa anatɔl tibo]; 16 April 1844 – 12 October 1924) was a French poet, journalist, and novelist. He was born in Paris, and died in Saint-Cyr-sur-Loire. He was a successful novelist, with several best-sellers. Ironic and skeptical, he was considered in his day the ideal French man of letters. He was a member of the Académie française, and won the Nobel Prize for Literature in recognition of his literary achievements.