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Louis Pasteur Quotes

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 fields of observation chance favors only the prepared mind.

It is surmounting difficulties that makes heroes.

Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity.

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.

When I approach a child, he inspires in me two sentiments; tenderness for what he is, and respect for what he may become.

Where observation is concerned, chance favors only the prepared mind.