Jean Rostand

Quotations

Science has made us gods even before we are worthy of being men.

Thoughts of a Biologist (1939)

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.

Thoughts of a Biologist (1939)

Science had better not free the minds of men too much, before it has tamed their instincts.

The substance of men (1962)