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Quotations From JEAN ROSTAND

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  • 21.
    It takes a very deep-rooted opinion to survive unexpressed.
    Jean Rostand (1894-1977), French biologist, writer. repr. In The Substance of Man, p. 192 (1962). Carnets d'un Biologiste.
  • 22.
    Prerequisite for rereadability in books: that they be forgettable.
    Jean Rostand (1894-1977), French biologist, writer. Carnets d'un Biologiste, repr. In The Substance of Man, p. 195 (1962).
  • 23.
    I still understand a few words in life, but I no longer think they make a sentence.
    Jean Rostand (1894-1977), French biologist, writer. repr. In The Substance of Man, p. 83 (1962). Pensées d'un Biologiste (1939).

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  • 24.
    There are certain moments when we might wish the future were built by men of the past.
    Jean Rostand (1894-1977), French biologist, writer. repr. In The Substance of Man (1962). Carnets d'un Biologiste, p. 196.

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  • 25.
    The nobility of a human being is strictly independent of that of his convictions.
    Jean Rostand (1894-1977), French biologist, writer. repr. In The Substance of Man (1962). Carnets d'un Biologiste.
  • 26.
    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.
    Jean Rostand (1894-1977), French biologist, writer. repr. In The Substance of Man (1962). Pensees d'un Biologiste, ch. 10 (1939).
  • 27.
    To love an idea is to love it a little more than one should.
    Jean Rostand (1894-1977), French biologist, writer. repr. In The Substance of Man, p. 181 (1962). Carnets d'un Biologiste.

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  • 28.
    Take heed of critics even when they are not fair; resist them even when they are.
    Jean Rostand (1894-1977), French biologist, writer. repr. In The Substance of Man, ch. 8, "A Biologist's Thoughts" (1962). Pensées d'un Biologiste (1939).
  • 29.
    To reflect is to disturb one's thoughts.
    Jean Rostand (1894-1977), French biologist, writer. repr. In The Substance of Man, ch. 10 (1962). Pensées d'un Biologiste (1939).
  • 30.
    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 (1894-1977), French biologist, writer. repr. In The Substance of Man, "A Biologist's Thoughts," ch. 10 (1962). Pensées d'un Biologiste (1939).

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