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Jean Rostand
Nationality: French
Category: Scientist
Subcategory: French Scientist

When a scientist is ahead of his times, it is often through misunderstanding of current, rather than intuition of future truth. In science there is never any error so gross that it won't one day, from some perspective, appear prophetic.


We spend our time envying people whom we wouldn't wish to be.


To love an idea is to love it a little more than one should.


In order to remain true to oneself one ought to renounce one's party three times a day.


It is sometimes well for a blatant error to draw attention to overmodest truths.


Think? Why think! We have computers to do that for us.


To reflect is to disturb one's thoughts.


The least one can say of power is that a vocation for it is suspicious.


Nothing leads the scientist so astray as a premature truth.


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.


I should have no use for a paradise in which I should be deprived of the right to prefer hell.


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.


God, that dumping ground of our dreams.


Already at the origin of the species man was equal to what he was destined to become.


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