Jean-Henri Fabre

Jean-Henri Fabre

Let us turn elsewhere, to the wasps and bees, who unquestionably come first in the laying up of a heritage for their offspring.More Jean-Henri Fabre quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Permanence of instinct must go with permanence of form...The history of the present must teach us the history of the past.More Jean-Henri Fabre quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
In many cases, ignorance is a good thing : the mind retains its freedom of investigation and does not stray along roads that lead nowhither, suggested by one's reading. I have experienced this once again. ... Yes, ignorance can have its advantages; the new is found far from the beaten track.More Jean-Henri Fabre quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
All failed lovers rewrite the script, as if one sexual detail or another might have tipped the balance of pain into destiny, either tragic or miraculous. History record the names of royal bastards, but cannot tell us the origin of wheat.More Jean-Henri Fabre quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The common people have no history: persecuted by the present, they cannot think of preserving the memory of the past.More Jean-Henri Fabre quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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