Bernard Le Bovier de Fontenelle

Bernard Le Bovier de Fontenelle

French writer, scholar and popularizer
A well-cultivated mind is, so to speak, made up of all the minds of preceding ages; it is only one single mind which has been educated during all this time.More Bernard Le Bovier de Fontenelle quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
In vain we shall penetrate more and more deeply the secrets of the structure of the human body, we shall not dupe nature; we shall die as usual.More Bernard Le Bovier de Fontenelle quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Truth comes home to the mind so
naturally, that when we learn it for the first time, it seems as though we did no more
than recall it to our memory.More Bernard Le Bovier de Fontenelle quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I shall leave the world without regret, for it hardly contains a single good listener.More Bernard Le Bovier de Fontenelle quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
A true philosopher is like an elephant; he never puts the second foot down until the first one is solidly in place.More Bernard Le Bovier de Fontenelle quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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