"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."
"It is strange to be known so universally and yet to be so lonely."Jules Verne on Albert Einstein
"Alone we can do so little together we can do so much."Jules Verne on Helen Keller
"It's often just enough to be with someone. I don't need to touch them. Not even talk. A feeling passes between you both. You're not alone."Jules Verne on Marilyn Monroe
"Associate with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation for it is better to be alone than in bad company."Jules Verne on George Washington
"I restore myself when I'm alone."Jules Verne on Marilyn Monroe
"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."
"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."