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.
The nobility of a human being is strictly independent of that of his convictions.
In order to remain true to oneself one ought to renounce one's party three times a day.
A man is not old as long as he is seeking something.
Kill one man, and you are murderer.
To be adult is to be alone.
One must credit an hypothesis with all that has had to be discovered in order to demolish it.
My pessimism extends to the point of even suspecting the sincerity of other pessimists.
We spend our time envying people whom we wouldn't wish to be.
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.
Last Update: 8 March 2021
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