Joseph Ernest Renan

1823 - 1892

A Quote by Joseph Ernest Renan on facts, familiarity, life, and sacrifice

The simplest schoolboy is now familiar with facts for which Archimedes would have sacrificed his life.

Joseph Ernest Renan (1823 - 1892)

Source: Souvenirs d'enfance et de jeunesse.

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A Quote by Joseph Ernest Renan on thinking

Our opinions become fixed at the point where we stop thinking.

Joseph Ernest Renan (1823 - 1892)

Source: Souvenirs d'enfance et de jestop thinkingunesse.

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Joseph Ernest Renan on individuality, liberty, and progress

The liberty of the individual is a necessary postulate of human progress.

Joseph Ernest Renan (1823 - 1892)

Source: Souvenirs d'enfance et de jestop thinkingunesse.

Contributed by: Zaady

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