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Jean Rostand
(1894-1977) born on
Oct 30
French biologist, writer. He was called the "venerable dean of biological generalists," popularized evolutionary theory, genetics and entomology.
Prerequisite for rereadability in books: that they be forgettable.

To reflect is to disturb one's thoughts.
Certain brief sentences are peerless in their ability to give one the feeling that nothing remains to be said.
Falsity cannot keep an idea from being beautiful; there are certain errors of such ingenuity that one could regret their not ranking among the achievements of the human.
Take heed of critics even when they are not fair; resist them even when they are.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "Carnets d'un Biologiste," repr. in "The Substance of Man," 1962, p. 195.
R: "Penspes d'un Biologiste," 1939.
A: "Carnets d'un Biologiste," in "The Substance of Man," 1962.
N: "Penspes d'un Biologiste," 1939.
K: "Penspes d'un Biologiste," 1939.

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