Science has made us gods even before we are worthy of being men.
Quote by Jean Rostand
Jean Rostand Quotes
Take heed of critics even when they are not fair; resist them even when they...
God, that dumping ground of our dreams.
Think? Why think! We have computers to do that for us.
A man is not old as long as he is seeking something.
Truth is always served by great minds, even if they fight it.
The divine is perhaps that quality in man which permits him to endure the lack...
The only things one can admire at length are those one admires without knowing why.
The nobility of a human being is strictly independent of that of his convictions.
My pessimism extends to the point of even suspecting the sincerity of other pessimists.
There are moments when very little truth would be enough to shape opinion. One might...
The books one has written in the past have two surprises in store: one couldn't...
I prefer the honest jargon of reality to the outright lies of books.
We spend our time envying people whom we wouldn't wish to be.
Nothing is more admirable than the fortitude with which millionaires tolerate the disadvantages of their...
When a scientist is ahead of his times, it is often through misunderstanding of current,...
Certain brief sentences are peerless in their ability to give one the feeling that nothing...
A few great minds are enough to endow humanity with monstrous power, but a few...
To be an adult is to be alone.
The lonely one offers his hand too quickly to whomever he encounters.
One who had it all is now without lonely an all alone with only pride...
It is strange to be known so universally and yet to be so lonely.