Jules Michelet Quotes

He who knows how to be poor knows everything. Jules Michelet

Woman is a miracle of divine contradictions. Jules Michelet

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

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. Jules Michelet

Man is his own Prometheus. There is no need for any faith but in humanity. Jules Michelet