Jean Baptiste Joseph Fourier quotes

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I know [my label], in any case: a double face, a charming Janus, and underneath, the house motto: "Be wary". On my business cards: ...
A Republican by principle and devotion, I will, until my death, oppose all Royalists ... and all enemies of my Government and the ...
Napoleon has not been conquered by men. He was greater than any of us. God punished him because he relied solely on his own intell ...
You know what charm is: a way of getting the answer yes without having asked any clear question.
Seventy-five million Jews deported or murdered, that's cleansing. I admire such thoroughness, such methodical patience! When one h ...
Martyrs, cher ami, must choose between being forgotten, mocked or made use of. As for being understood--never!
I sometimes think of what future historians will say of us. A single sentence will suffice for modern man: he fornicated and read ...
Men are never convinced of your reasons, of your sincerity, of the seriousness of your sufferings, except by your death. So long a ...
Ah, mon cher for anyone who is alone, without God and without a master, the weight of days is dreadful.
Holland is a dream, Monsieur, a dream of gold and smoke--smokier by day, more gilded by night. And night and day that dream is peo ...
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