239 Total Quotes

French Scientist Quotes

Alexis Carrel
Everyone makes a greater effort to hurt other people than to help himself.
Alexis Carrel
#French Scientist

It takes a very deep-rooted opinion to survive unexpressed.
Jean Rostand
#French Scientist

I therefore claim to show, not how men think in myths, but how myths operate in men's minds without their being aware of the fact.
Claude Levi-Strauss
#French Scientist

Alexis de Tocqueville, ,
There are many men of principle in both parties in America, but there is no party of principle.
Alexis de Tocqueville, ,
#French Scientist

Life does not proceed by the association and addition of elements, but by dissociation and division.
Henri Bergson
#French Scientist

Alexis de Tocqueville, ,
Democracy and socialism have nothing in common but one word, equality. But notice the difference: while democracy seeks equality in liberty, socialism seeks equality in restraint and servitude.
Alexis de Tocqueville, ,
#French Scientist

Alexis Carrel
All of us, at certain moments of our lives, need to take advice and to receive help from other people.
Alexis Carrel
#French Scientist

Alexis Carrel
A few observation and much reasoning lead to error; many observations and a little reasoning to truth.
Alexis Carrel
#French Scientist

Alexis Carrel
All great men are gifted with intuition. They know without reasoning or analysis, what they need to know.
Alexis Carrel
#French Scientist

Alexis Carrel
The first duty of society is to give each of its members the possibility of fulfilling his destiny. When it becomes incapable of performing this duty it must be transformed.
Alexis Carrel
#French Scientist

Alexis Carrel
Man cannot remake himself without suffering, for he is both the marble and the sculptor.
Alexis Carrel
#French Scientist

Alexis Carrel
The most efficient way to live reasonably is every morning to make a plan of one's day and every night to examine the results obtained.
Alexis Carrel
#French Scientist

Alexis Carrel
Comforts and syphilis are the greatest enemies of mankind.
Alexis Carrel
#French Scientist

Alexis Carrel
The atmosphere of libraries, lecture rooms and laboratories is dangerous to those who shut themselves up in them too long. It separates us from reality like a fog.
Alexis Carrel
#French Scientist

Alexis Carrel
Science has to be understood in its broadest sense, as a method for comprehending all observable reality, and not merely as an instrument for acquiring specialized knowledge.
Alexis Carrel
#French Scientist

Alexis Carrel
In man, the things which are not measurable are more important than those which are measurable.
Alexis Carrel
#French Scientist

Alexis Carrel
To what extent is any given man morally responsible for any given act? We do not know.
Alexis Carrel
#French Scientist

Alexis de Tocqueville, ,
The greatness of America lies not in being more enlightened than any other nation, but rather in her ability to repair her faults.
Alexis de Tocqueville, ,
#French Scientist

Alexis de Tocqueville, ,
When the past no longer illuminates the future, the spirit walks in darkness.
Alexis de Tocqueville, ,
#French Scientist

Alexis de Tocqueville, ,
A democratic government is the only one in which those who vote for a tax can escape the obligation to pay it.
Alexis de Tocqueville, ,
#French Scientist

Alexis de Tocqueville, ,
Americans are so enamored of equality that they would rather be equal in slavery than unequal in freedom.
Alexis de Tocqueville, ,
#French Scientist

Alexis de Tocqueville, ,
The surface of American society is covered with a layer of democratic paint, but from time to time one can see the old aristocratic colours breaking through.
Alexis de Tocqueville, ,
#French Scientist

Alexis de Tocqueville, ,
In a revolution, as in a novel. the most difficult part to invent is the end.
Alexis de Tocqueville, ,
#French Scientist

Alexis de Tocqueville, ,
In politics... shared hatreds are almost always the basis of friendships.
Alexis de Tocqueville, ,
#French Scientist

Alexis de Tocqueville, ,
The power of the periodical press is second only to that of the people.
Alexis de Tocqueville, ,
#French Scientist

Alexis de Tocqueville, ,
Consider any individual at any period of his life, and you will always find him preoccupied with fresh plans to increase his comfort.
Alexis de Tocqueville, ,
#French Scientist

Where does virgin wool come from? The sheep that runs the fastest.
Harry Banks
#French Scientist

A married couple are well suited when both partners usually feel the need for a quarrel at the same time.
Jean Rostand
#French Scientist

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
#French Scientist

Much talking is the cause of danger. Silence is the means of avoiding misfortune. The talkative parrot is shut up in a cage. Other birds, without speech, fly freely about.
Saskya Pandita
#French Scientist