Jean Rostand Quotes

56 Jean Rostand quotes:

"Nothing is more admirable than the fortitude with which millionaires tolerate the disadvantages of their wealth."
"God, that checkroom of our dreams."
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"It takes a very deep-rooted opinion to survive unexpressed."
"To reflect is to disturb one's thoughts."
"One must credit an hypothesis with all that has had to be discovered in order to demolish it."
"Greatness, in order to gain recognition, must all too often consent to ape greatness."
"Renown? I've already got more of it than those I respect, and will never have as much as those for whom I feel contempt.."
"Certain brief sentences are peerless in their ability to give one the feeling that nothing remains to be said."
"We spend our time envying people whom we wouldn't wish to be."
"One kills a man, one is an assassin; one kills millions, one is a conqueror; one kills everybody, one is a god"
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"It is sometimes important for science to know how to forget the things she is surest of."
"Nothing leads the scientist so astray as a premature truth."
"The divine is perhaps that quality in man which permits him to endure the lack of God."
"Theories pass. The frog remains."
"A married couple are well suited when both partners usually feel the need for a quarrel at the same time."
"The books one has written in the past have two surprises in store: one couldn't write them again, and wouldn't want to."
"The least one can say of power is that a vocation for it is suspicious."
"Hatred, for the man who is not engaged in it, is a little like the odor of garlic for one who hasn't eaten any."
"Far too often the choices reality proposes are such as to take away one's taste for choosing."
"Stupidity, outrage, vanity, cruelty, iniquity, bad faith, falsehood - we fail to see the whole array when it is facing in the same direction as we."

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