Le public est une bête féroce: il faut l’enchaîner ou la fuir.
La faute en est aux dieux, qui la firent si bête.
By an application of the theory of relativity to the taste of readers, today in Germany I am called a German man of science, and in England I am represented as a Swiss Jew. If I come to be represented as a bête noire, the descriptions will be reversed, and I shall become a Swiss Jew for the Germans and a German man of science for the English!
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