Beauty in art is often nothing but ugliness subdued.
Quote by Jean Rostand
Already at the origin of the species man was equal to what he was destined...
Stupidity, outrage, vanity, cruelty, iniquity, bad faith, falsehood / we fail to see the whole...
Truth is always served by great minds, even if they fight it
Somebody told me I should put a pebble in my mouth to cure my stuttering....
The books one has written in the past have two surprises in store: one couldn't...
A man is not old as long as he is seeking something.
We spend our time envying people whom we wouldn't wish to be.
Take heed of critics even when they are not fair; resist them even when they...
It takes a very deep-rooted opinion to survive unexpressed.
The nobility of a human being is strictly independent of that of his convictions.
The ideal, without doubt, varies, but its enemies, alas, are always the same.
God, that dumping ground of our dreams.
My pessimism extends to the point of even suspecting the sincerity of other pessimists.
To love an idea is to love it a little more than one should.
A body of work such as Pasteur's is inconceivable in our time: no man would...
Nothing is more admirable than the fortitude with which millionaires tolerate the disadvantages of their...
Nothing leads the scientist so astray as a premature truth.
It may offend us to hear our own thoughts expressed by others: we are not...
One kills a man, one is an assassin; one kills millions, one is a conqueror;...
To be adult is to be alone.