Voyaging begins when one burns one's boats, adventures begin with a shipwreck.

— Michel Serres

The most unpopular Michel Serres quotes you will be delighted to read

You who look at everything through your perpetually open eyes, is your lucidity never bathed in tears?


Smell and taste differentiate, whereas language, like sight and hearing, integrates.


What philosophy worthy of the name has truly been able to avoid the link between poem and theorem?


The only philosophy is that of language, the only religion is that of the word.