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Letter "J" » Jules Verne Quotes
«I believe cats to be spirits come to earth. A cat, I am sure, could walk on a cloud without coming through.»
«Anything one man can imagine, other men can make real»
«Whatever one man is capable of conceiving, other men will be able to achieve»
«The sea is everything. It covers seven tenths of the terrestrial globe. Its breath is pure and healthy. It is an immense desert, where man is never lonely, for he feels life stirring on all sides.»
«Science, my lad, is made up of mistakes, but they are mistakes which it is useful to make, because they lead little by little to the truth.»
«He believed in it, as certain good women believe in the leviathan--by faith, not by reason.»
«The resolutions passed at the last meeting produced a great effect out of doors. Timid people took fright at the idea of a shot weighing 20,000 pounds being launched into space; they asked what cannon could ever transmit a sufficient velocity to such a mighty mass.»
«We may brave human laws, but we cannot resist natural ones.»
«To those who were not familiar with the motions of the moon, they demonstrated that she possesses two distinct motions, the first being that of rotation upon her axis, the second being that of revolution round the earth, accomplishing both together in an equal period of time, that is to say, in twenty-seven and one-third days.»
«Ah, pierce me 100 times with your needles fine and I will thank you 100 times, Saint Morphine, you who Aeseulapus has made a God.»