Rostand

Rostand may refer to:

  • Edmond Rostand (1 April 1868 – 2 December 1918) was a French poet and dramatist.
  • Jean Rostand (30 October 1894 - 4 September 1977) was a French biologist and philosopher, the son of the noted poet and dramatist Edmond Rostand and the poet Rosemonde Gérard, and brother of the biologist Maurice Rostand
  • Maurice Rostand (1891 – 21 February 1968) was a French playwright, the son of the noted poet and dramatist Edmond Rostand and the poet Rosemonde Gérard, and brother of the biologist Jean Rostand.

Famous quotes containing the word rostand:

    A body of work such as Pasteur’s is inconceivable in our time: no man would be given a chance to create a whole science. Nowadays a path is scarcely opened up when the crowd begins to pour in.
    —Jean Rostand (1894–1977)

    Nothing leads the scientist so astray as a premature truth.
    —Jean Rostand (1894–1977)

    To reflect is to disturb one’s thoughts.
    —Jean Rostand (1894–1977)