Jean Rostand Quotes

56 Jean Rostand quotes:

"Nothing is more admirable than the fortitude with which millionaires tolerate the disadvantages of their wealth."
"Certain brief sentences are peerless in their ability to give one the feeling that nothing remains to be said"
Author: Rostand Quotes Category: Ability Quotes
"Science has made us gods even before we are worthy of being men."
"Never feel remorse for what you have thought about your wife; she has thought much worse things about you."
"Beauty in art is often nothing but ugliness subdued."
"Think? Why think! We have computers to do that for us."
"God, that checkroom of our dreams."
Author: Rostand Quotes Category: Dreams Quotes
"God, that dumping ground of our dreams."
"The ideal, without doubt, varies, but its enemies, alas, are always the same."
"A body of work such as Pasteur's is inconceivable in our time: no man would be given a chance to create a whole science. Nowadays a path is scarcely opened up when the crowd begins to pour in."
"The only things one can admire at length are those one admires without knowing why."
"I think I am one of those who can manage not to take on a completely different appearance under their own glance."
"A few great minds are enough to endow humanity with monstrous power, but a few great hearts are not enough to make us worthy of using it"
Author: Rostand Quotes Category: Humanity Quotes
"One kills a man, one is an assassin; one kills millions, one is a conqueror; one kills everybody, one is a god"
Author: Rostand Quotes Category: God Quotes
"It takes a very deep-rooted opinion to survive unexpressed."
"It may offend us to hear our own thoughts expressed by others: we are not sure enough of their souls."
"It is sometimes important for science to know how to forget the things she is surest of."
"A man is not old as long as he is seeking something."
"Already at the origin of the species man was equal to what he was destined to become."
"It is not easy to imagine how little interested a scientist usually is in the work of any other, with the possible exception of the teacher who backs him or the student who honors him."

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