The best Quotes by Jacques-Yves Cousteau

The best Quotes by Jacques-Yves Cousteau

From birth, man carries the weight of gravity on his shoulders. He is bolted to earth. But man has only to sink beneath the surface and he is free.

Quotes about Jacques-Yves Cousteau

Successful technologies often begin as hobbies. Jacques Cousteau invented scuba diving because he enjoyed exploring caves. The Wright brothers invented flying as a relief from the monotony of their normal business of selling and repairing bicycles.

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So you're single? In Paris? Now I'm even more jealous. I mean, your life is croissants and sex.
Madeline Wheeler in Emily in Paris - Season 1 Episode 3
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I make the most money, I think, in Russia and Paris, for the people of those countries are so willing to be amused, so eager to see something new and out of the ordinary.
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If Paris is a city of lights, Sydney is the city of fireworks.
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An artist has no home in Europe except in Paris.
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Quagmire: "You got to help me. I'm looking for a little boy with red overalls and a yellow shirt."
French Man: "You are looking to buy or to rent?"
Quagmire: "What? No! God! How is Paris considered a classy city?"
French Man: "The buildings are beautiful, the people are trash."
Do you realize this city is laid out in circles? Like they deliberately designed it to confuse us.
Emily Cooper in Emily in Paris - Season 1 Episode 2
Paris seems like a big city, but it's really just a small town.
Camille in Emily in Paris - Season 1 Episode 4
Of course, I love Paris. And the food is so delicious. The fashion, so chic. The lights, so magical. But the people, so mean.
Mindy Chen in Emily in Paris - Season 1 Episode 1
It's Paris. Everyone's serious about dinner.
Mindy Chen in Emily in Paris - Season 1 Episode 2
You haven't done Paris right until you've had at least one wildly inappropriate affair.
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What's the name of that famous museum in Paris? The Louvre? I went through that place in 20 minutes.
The Parisian has his amus*ments as regularly as his meals, the theatre, music, the dance, a walk in the Tuilleries, a refection in the cafe, to which ladies resort as commonly as the other sex. Perpetual business, perpetual labor, is a thing of which he seems to have no idea.
I think Paris smells not just sweet but melancholy and curious, sometimes sad but always enticing and seductive. She's a city for the all senses, for artists and writers and musicians and dreamers, for fantasies, for long walks and wine and lovers and, yes, for mysteries.
Look at London or Paris: they're both filthy. You don't get that in Tokyo. The proud residents look after their city.
When God feels bored, he opens a window and observes the boulevards of Paris.
One of Paris' amenities is that you can be born here, live here, die here without anyone even noticing.
Honoré de Balzac - Le Père Goriot, 1834-1835
Every orchid or rose or lizard or snake is the work of a dedicated and skilled breeder. There are thousands of people, amateurs and professionals, who devote their lives to this business. Now imagine what will happen when the tools of genetic engineering become accessible to these people.
We have no reason to think that climate change is harmful if you look at the world as a whole. Most places, in fact, are better off being warmer than being colder. And historically, the really bad times for the environment and for people have been the cold periods rather than the warm periods.
The public knows that human beings are fallible. Only people blinded by ideology fall into the trap of believing in their own infallibility.
Unfortunately the global warming hysteria, as I see it, is driven by politics more than by science.
75% of the Earth's surface is ocean. So divers live on a much bigger planet.
Life feels better in a wetsuit.
I must be a mermaid. I have no fear of depths and a great fear of shallow living.
The ocean is a source of inspiration, wonder, and awe. Diving allows us to tap into that inspiration and to experience the world in a whole new way.
I want to spend some time at the bottom of the sea... In peace and total silence.
What one man can do himself directly is but little. If however he can stir up ten others to take up the task he has accomplished much.
I confess that in 1901 I said to my brother Orville that man would not fly for fifty years.
The desire to fly is an idea handed down to us by our ancestors who, in their grueling travels across trackless lands in prehistoric times, looked enviously on the birds soaring freely through space, at full speed, above all obstacles, on the infinite highway of the air.
The fact that the great scientist believed in flying machines was the one thing that encouraged us to begin our studies.
It is possible to fly without motors, but not without knowledge and skill.
If I were giving a young man advice as to how he might succeed in life, I would say to him, "pick out a good father and mother, and begin life in Ohio."
No flying machine will ever fly from New York to Paris.
The airplane stays up because it doesn't have the time to fall.
If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true is really true, there would be little hope of advance.
We were lucky enough to grow up in an environment where there was always much encouragement to children to pursue intellectual interests; to investigate what ever aroused curiosity.
It was the first time in the history of the world that a machine carrying a man and driven by a motor had lifted itself from the ground in free flight.
We wrote to a number of the best known automobile manufacturers in an endeavor to secure a motor for the new machine. Not receiving favorable answers from any of these we proceeded to design a motor of our own.
Nothing gives me as much pleasure as travelling. I love getting on trains and boats and planes.
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When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.
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I can't wait to walk down the aisle and hear those magic words: "this is your captain speaking".
Perfection is impossible. In the 1,526 singles matches I played in my career, I won almost 80% of those matches. But what percentage of points did I win? 54%! In other words, even top ranked tennis players win barely more than half the points they play. When you lose every second point on average, you learn not to dwell on every shot.
Roger Federer - Juni 2024
We've had a lot of away games in the Champions League this season where we've heard the fans. When I think of the game in Newcastle, where you can hear our fans the whole time, even though it was said beforehand that Newcastle is the loudest stadium in England – that's really saying something. We are looking forward to our fans, they will deliver again in Paris.

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