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JEAN ROSTAND
French biologist and litterateur
(1894 - 1977)

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.
      - [Power]

A married couple are well suited when both partners usually feel the need for a quarrel at the same time.
      - [Marriage]

Beauty in art is often nothing but ugliness subdued.
      - [Beauty]

Certain brief sentences are peerless in their ability to give one the feeling that nothing remains to be said.
      - [Quotations]

In our ideals we unwittingly reveal our vices.
      - [Ideals]

Kill a man, and you are an assassin. Kill millions of men, and you are a conqueror. Kill everyone, and you are a god.
      - [Murder]

One kills a man, one is an assassin; one kills millions, one is a conqueror; one kills everybody, one is a god.
      - [Murder]

The biologist passes, the frog remains.
      - [Death]

The only things one can admire at length are those one admires without knowing why.
      - [Admiration]

To be adult is to be alone.
      - [Loneliness]

To hate fatigues.
      - [Fatigue]

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.
      - [Badness]

Truth is always served by great minds, even if they fight it.
      - [Truth]

We spend our time envying people whom we wouldn't wish to be.
      - [Envy]

Whether man is disposed to yield to nature or to oppose her, he cannot do without a correct understanding of her language.
      - [Nature]

Kill a man, and you are a murderer. Kill millions of men, and you are a conqueror. Kill everyone, and you are a god.
      - Pensees D'un Biologiste [Murder]


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