Jean Rostand

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Jean Rostand

Jean Rostand

Greatness, in order to gain recognition, must all too often consent to ape greatness.More Jean Rostand [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Prerequisite for rereadability in books: that they be forgettable.More Jean Rostand [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
To hate fatigues.More Jean Rostand [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
God, that dumping ground of our dreams.More Jean Rostand [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
There are certain moments when we might wish the future were built by men of the past.More Jean Rostand [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
God, that checkroom of our dreams.More Jean Rostand [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
I should have no use for a paradise in which I should be deprived of the right to prefer hell.More Jean Rostand [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
One must either take an interest in the human situation or else parade before the void.More Jean Rostand [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The ideal, without doubt, varies, but its enemies, alas, are always the same.More Jean Rostand [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
To say of men that they are bad is to say they are worse than we think we are, or worse than the ideal man whose image we have built up on the basis of a certain few.More Jean Rostand [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
To love an idea is to love it a little more than one should.More Jean Rostand [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
A few great minds are enough to endow humanity with monstrous power, but a few great hearts are not enough to make us worthy of using it.More Jean Rostand [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
It is sometimes well for a blatant error to draw attention to overmodest truths.More Jean Rostand [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
It takes a very deep-rooted opinion to survive unexpressed.More Jean Rostand [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
We must watch over our modesty in the presence of those who cannot understand its grounds.More Jean Rostand [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The least one can say of power is that a vocation for it is suspicious.More Jean Rostand [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
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.More Jean Rostand [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Truth is always served by great minds, even if they fight it.More Jean Rostand [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Falsity cannot keep an idea from being beautiful; there are certain errors of such ingenuity that one could regret their not ranking among the achievements of the human mind.More Jean Rostand [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
It is not easy to imagine how little interested a scientist usually is in the work of any other, with the possible exception of the teacher who backs him or the student who honors him.More Jean Rostand [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
It is sometimes important for science to know how to forget the things she is surest of.More Jean Rostand [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
I think I am one of those who can manage not to take on a completely different appearance under their own glance.More Jean Rostand [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
One must credit an hypothesis with all that has had to be discovered in order to demolish it.More Jean Rostand [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Nothing leads the scientist so astray as a premature truth.More Jean Rostand [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
We are not nave enough to ask for pure men; we ask merely for men whose impurity does not conflict with the obligations of their job.More Jean Rostand [01/01/2000 12:01:00]

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