The best Quotes by Jules Verne

The best Quotes by Jules Verne

Jules Gabriel Verne (8 February 1828 – 24 March 1905) was a French novelist, poet, and playwright. His collaboration with the publisher Pierre-Jules Hetzel led to the creation of the Voyages extraordinaires, a series of bestselling adventure novels including Journey to the Center of the Earth (1864), Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Seas (1870), and Around the World in Eighty Days (1872).

I dream with my eyes open.
It's really useful to travel, if you want to see new things.
Solitude, isolation, are painful things and beyond human endurance.
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.
Nature's creative power is far beyond man's instinct of destruction.
It seems wisest to assume the worst from the beginning... and let anything better come as a surprise.
Trains, like time and tide, stop for no one.
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.
If there were no thunder, men would have little fear of lightning.
We may brave human laws, but we cannot resist natural ones.
A true Englishman doesn't joke when he is talking about so serious a thing as a wager.
I feel that we should always put a little art into what we do. It's better that way.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.

Quotes about Jules Verne

This reminds me of the time I attempted to reach the center of the earth. I'd been reading my favorite author, Jules Verne. I spent weeks preparing that expedition. I didn't even get this far. Course, I was only 12 at the time.
Jules Verne once wrote, "Put two ships in the open sea without wind or tide, it will come together." That’s how my parents met. Like two ships destined for each other.
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