Jean Rostand Quotes
Most popular Jean Rostand Quotes
To be adult is to be alone.
God, that dumping ground of our dreams.
Beauty in art is often nothing but ugliness subdued.
Art must be a true falsehood, and not a false truth.
Science has made us gods even before we are worthy of being men.
As soon as thoughts are ordered they begin to seem less sincere.
Science has made us gods before we are even worthy of being men.
The only thing one cannot embellish without causing its death is truth.
It is not talking nonsense that offends, but talking it in the name of principles.
A man must either take interest in the human situation or else parade before the void.
I am grateful to those who, by their opposition, often help me to remain true to myself.
In making mankind, the universe presented itself at one stroke with a victim and a judge.
Science must shake the yoke of all philosophies, including the one of which she is leader.
A married couple are well suited when both partners usually feel the need for a quarrel at the same time.
Certain brief sentences are peerless in their ability to give one the feeling that nothing remains to be said.
Hatred, for the man who is not engaged in it, is a little like the odor of garlic for one who hasn't eaten any.
One has of course the right to change opinion, but on condition of not fraudulently adjusting the new to the old.
Whether man is disposed to yield to nature or to oppose her, he cannot do without a correct understanding of her language.
Whether a man is disposed to yield to nature or to oppose her, one cannot do without a correct understanding of her language.