Jean Rostand Biography, Birthday, Awards, Wife, Childrens, Books & Quotes

Jean Rostand Inspirational & Motivational Quotes

  • Science has made us gods even before we are worthy of being men. – Jean Rostand
  • 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. – Jean Rostand
  • 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. – Jean Rostand
  • In politics, yesterday’s lie is attacked only to flatter today’s. – Jean Rostand
  • 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. – Jean Rostand
  • Beauty in art is often nothing but ugliness subdued. – Jean Rostand
  • Never feel remorse for what you have thought about your wife; she has thought much worse things about you. – Jean Rostand
  • Think? Why think! We have computers to do that for us. – Jean Rostand
  • A body of work such as Pasteur’s is inconceivable in our time: no man would be given a chance to create a whole science. Nowadays a path is scarcely opened up when the crowd begins to pour in. – Jean Rostand
  • To be adult is to be alone. – Jean Rostand

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