Quotations by Jean Henri Fabre

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Born: Monday, December 22, 1823
Died: Monday, October 11, 1915 (91 years old)
Profession: Author
Nationality: French


Let us dig our furrow in the fields of the commonplace.
- Jean Henri Fabre

Let us turn elsewhere, to the wasps and bees, who unquestionably come first in the laying up of a heritage for their offspring.
- Jean Henri Fabre
(Keywords: Bees, First)

The common people have no history: persecuted by the present, they cannot think of preserving the memory of the past.
- Jean Henri Fabre
(Keywords: People, Memory, Past, Present)

We have within us, from the start, that which will distinguish us from the vulgar herd.
- Jean Henri Fabre
(Keywords: Will)

Without feeling abashed by my ignorance, I confess that I am absolutely unable to say. In the absence of an appearance of learning, my answer has at least one merit, that of perfect sincerity.
- Jean Henri Fabre
(Keywords: Absence, Appearance, Feeling, Ignorance, Learning, Merit, Sincerity)







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