Jean Rostand

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

Jean Rostand
Jean Rostand "The Substance of Man"

Rating: 4.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Greatness, in order to gain recognition, must all too often consent to ape greatness."

Jean Rostand
Jean Rostand "The Substance of Man"

Rating: 9.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"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
Jean Rostand "The Substance of Man"

Rating: 6.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"In politics, yesterday's lie is attacked only to flatter today's."

Jean Rostand
Jean Rostand "The Substance of Man"

Rating: 7.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"I prefer the honest jargon of reality to the outright lies of books."

Jean Rostand
Jean Rostand "The Substance of Man"

Rating: 6.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"I still understand a few words in life, but I no longer think they make a sentence."

Jean Rostand
Jean Rostand "The Substance of Man"

Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Beauty in art is often nothing but ugliness subdued."

Jean Rostand
Jean Rostand "The Substance of Man"

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"God, that checkroom of our dreams."

Jean Rostand
Jean Rostand "The Substance of Man"

Rating: 5.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Kill a man, and you are an assassin. Kill millions of men, and you are a conqueror. Kill everyone, and you are a god."

Jean Rostand
Jean Rostand "The Substance of Man"

Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"To be adult is to be alone."

Jean Rostand
Jean Rostand "The Substance of Man"

Rating: 4.67 (Number of Voters: 3)