Jules Michelet

Jules
Michelet
1798
1874

French Historian

Author Quotes

He who would confine his thought to present time will not understand present reality.

Woe be unto him who tries to isolate one department of knowledge from the rest. All science is one. Language, literature and history, physics, math and philosophy - subjects which seem the most remote from one another - are in reality connected, or rather they all form a single system.

The historian's first duties are sacrilege and the mocking of false gods. They are his indispensable instruments for establishing the truth.

You are one of the forces of nature.

Our esteem is apt to be given where we know the least.

Woman is a miracle of divine contradictions.

Women are perfectly well aware that the more they seem to obey the more they rule.

There is no such thing as an old woman. Any woman of any age, if she loves, if she is good, gives a man a sense of the infinite.

Author Picture
First Name
Jules
Last Name
Michelet
Birth Date
1798
Death Date
1874
Bio

French Historian