Louis Pasteur Quotes

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Louis Pasteur Quotes

Imagination should give wings to our thoughts but we always need decisive experimental proof, and when the moment comes to draw conclusions and to interpret the gathered observations, imagination must be checked and documented by the factual results of the experiment.
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Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal: my strength lies solely in my tenacity.

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The role of the infinitely small in nature is infinitely great.

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Science knows no country because it is the light that iluminates the world

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Chance favors only the prepared mind.

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Science knows no country, because knowledge belongs to humanity, and is the torch which illuminates the world.

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I am utterly convinced that Science and Peace will triumph over Ignorance and War, that nations will eventually unite not to destroy but to edify, and that the future will belong to those who have done the most for the sake of suffering humanity.

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One must work; one must work. I have done what I could.

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It is surmounting difficulties that makes heroes.

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Little science takes you away from God but more of it takes you to Him.

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If perchance you should falter during the journey, a hand would be there to support you. If that should be wanting, God, who alone could take that hand from you, would Himself accomplish its work.

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Inspiration is the impact of a fact on a well-prepared mind

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No, there is now no circumstance known in which it can be affirmed that microscopic beings came into the world without germs, without parents similar to themselves. Those who affirm it have been duped by illusions, by ill-conducted experiments, spoilt by errors that they either did not perceive or did not know how to avoid.

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Great problems are now being handled, keeping every thinking man in suspense; the unity or multiplicity of human races; the creation of man 1,000 years or 1,000 centuries ago; the fixity of species, or the slow and progressive transformation of one species into another; the eternity of matter; the idea of a God unnecessary: such are some of the questions that humanity discusses nowadays.

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It would seem to me that I was committing a theft if I were to let one day go by without doing some work.

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In matters of observation chance favors only the prepared mind. (not literal translation) - Dan's les champs de observation le hasard ne favorise que les esprits prepares.

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Science and peace will triumph over ignorance and war.

— Louis Pasteur

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