Louis Pasteur

French chemist and biologist whose discovery that fermentation is caused by microorganisms resulted in the process of pasteurization (1822-1895)

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Chance favors the prepared mind.
Did you ever observe to whom the accidents happen? Chance favors only the prepared mind.
Do not let yourself be tainted with a barren skepticism.
Fortune favors the prepared mind.
In the field of observation, chance favors only the prepared minds.
In the fields of observation chance favors only the prepared mind.
Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal, My strength lies solely in my tenacity.
Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity.
Science advances through tentative answers to a series of more and more subtle questions which reach deeper and deeper into the essence of natural phenomena.
Science knows no country, because knowledge belongs to humanity, and is the torch which illuminates the world.
Science knows no country, because knowledge belongs to humanity, and is the torch which illuminates the world. Science is the highest personification of the nation because that nation will remain the first which carries the furthest the works of thought and intelligence.
The universe is asymmetric and I am persuaded that life, as it is known to us, is a direct result of the asymmetry of the universe or of its indirect consequences. The universe is asymmetric.
There are no such things as applied sciences, only applications of science.
There does not exist a category of science to which one can give the name applied science. There are science and the applications of science, bound together as the fruit of the tree which bears it.
Without theory, practice is but routine born of habit. Theory alone can bring forth and develop the spirit of inventions.
You bring me the deepest joy that can be felt by a man whose invincible belief is that Science and Peace will triumph over Ignorance and War, that nations will unite, not to destroy, but to build, and that the future will belong to those who will have done most for suffering humanity.

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