"I believe cats to be spirits come to earth. A cat, I am sure, could walk on a cloud without coming through."
"No matter how much cats fight, there always seem to be plenty of kittens."Jules Verne on Abraham Lincoln
"I am fond of pigs. Dogs look up to us. Cats look down on us. Pigs treat us as equals."Jules Verne on Winston Churchill
"Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea."Jules Verne on Robert A. Heinlein
"Time spent with cats is never wasted."Jules Verne on Sigmund Freud
"A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than you love yourself."Jules Verne on Josh Billings
"We were alone. Where, I could not say, hardly imagine. All was black, and such a dense black that, after some minutes, my eyes had not been able to discern even the faintest glimmer."
"The Nautilus was piercing the water with its sharp spur, after having accomplished nearly ten thousand leagues in three months and a half, a distance greater than the great circle of the earth. Where were we going now, and what was reserved for the future?"
"We may brave human laws, but we cannot resist natural ones."
"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."