"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."
"Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former."Jules Verne on Albert Einstein
"Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men."Jules Verne on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Science investigates religion interprets. Science gives man knowledge which is power religion gives man wisdom which is control."Jules Verne on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"No amount of experimentation can ever prove me right a single experiment can prove me wrong."Jules Verne on Albert Einstein
"Bad times have a scientific value. These are occasions a good learner would not miss."Jules Verne on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"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."
"I believe cats to be spirits come to earth. A cat, I am sure, could walk on a cloud without coming through."