Jules Verne Quotes (20 quotes)
“The year 1866 was signalized by a remarkable incident, a mysterious and inexplicable phenomenon, which doubtless no one has yet forgotten.”
Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea (1870), Chapter 1
Journey to the Center of the Earth (1864)
“The sea is everything. It covers seven tenths of the terrestrial globe. Its breath is pure and healthy. It is an immense desert, where man is never lonely, for he feels life stirring on all sides.”
Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea (1870), Part I, chapter X: The Man of the Seas
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsJules Verne
Born: February 8, 1828
Died: March 24, 1905 (aged 77)
Bio: Jules Gabriel Verne was a French author who pioneered the science fiction genre. He is best known for his novels Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea, A Journey to the Center of the Earth, and Around the World in Eighty Days. Verne wrote about space, air, and underwater travels before air travel and practical submarines were invented, and before practical means of space travel had been devised.
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“Water to water, ark again to ark, From woman back to woman: So each new victim treads unfalteringly The never altered circuit of his fate, Bringing twelve peers as witness Both to this starry rise and starry fall.”