The best Quotes by Jules Verne

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The best Book Quotes

I dream with my eyes open.

Jules Verne in Journey to the Center of the Earth
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Anything one man can imagine, other men can make real.

Jules Verne in Around the World in Eighty Days
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Nature's creative power is far beyond man's instinct of destruction.

Nature & EnvironmentJules Verne in Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea
 
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It's really useful to travel, if you want to see new things.

TravelingJules Verne in Around the World in Eighty Days
 
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It seems wisest to assume the worst from the beginning... and let anything better come as a surprise.

Jules Verne in The Mysterious Island
 
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Solitude, isolation, are painful things and beyond human endurance.

Solitude & Being AloneJules Verne in The Mysterious Island
 
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Trains, like time and tide, stop for no one.

TrainsJules Verne
 
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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.

ScienceJules Verne in Journey to the Center of the Earth
 
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If there were no thunder, men would have little fear of lightning.

StormJules Verne in Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea
 
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I believe cats to be spirits come to earth. A cat, I am sure, could walk on a cloud without coming through.

CatsJules Verne
 
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We may brave human laws, but we cannot resist natural ones.

LawJules Verne in Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea
 
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A true Englishman doesn't joke when he is talking about so serious a thing as a wager.

England & Great BritainJules Verne in Around the World in Eighty Days
 
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I feel that we should always put a little art into what we do. It's better that way.

Jules Verne in Reise zum Mond
 
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Alluding to the extent of Florida, a mere peninsula confined between two seas, they pretended that it could never sustain the shock of the discharge, and that it would "bust up" at the very first shot.

FloridaJules Verne in Reise zum Mond
 
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We are of opinion that instead of letting books grow moldy behind an iron grating, far from the vulgar gaze, it is better to let them wear out by being read.

BooksJules Verne in Journey to the Center of the Earth
 
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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.

OceanJules Verne in Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea
 
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Put two ships in the open sea, without wind or tide, and, at last, they will come together. Throw two planets into space, and they will fall one on the other. Place two enemies in the midst of a crowd, and they will inevitably meet; it is a fatality, a question of time; that is all.

Jules Verne
 
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While there is life there is hope. I beg to assert... that as long as a man's heart beats, as long as a man's flesh quivers, I do not allow that a being gifted with thought and will can allow himself to despair.

Jules Verne in Journey to the Center of the Earth
 
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