Best Quotes by Jean Rostand (Top 10)

  1. Kill one man, and you are a murderer. Kill millions of men, and you are a conqueror. Kill them all, and you are a god.
  2. We spend our time envying people whom we wouldn't wish to be.
  3. Science has made us gods even before we are worthy of being men.
  4. Beauty in art is often nothing but ugliness subdued.
  5. One kills a man, one is an assassin; one kills millions, one is a conqueror; one kills everybody, one is a god.
  6. 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.
  7. Think? Why think! We have computers to do that for us.
  8. The ideal, without doubt, varies, but its enemies, alas, are always the same.
  9. 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.
  10. A man is not old as long as he is seeking something.

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