Quotes by Louis Pasteur

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Louis Pasteur (December 27, 1822 September 28, 1895) was a French microbiologist, chemist and humanist. He is known most famously for his demonstrations supporting the germ theory of disease and his vaccinations, most notably ... more

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Where observation is concerned, 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.
Fortune favors the prepared mind.
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.
In the field of observation, chance favors only the prepared minds.
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.
There are no such things as applied sciences, only applications of science.
Do not let yourself be tainted with a barren skepticism.
Did you ever observe to whom the accidents happen? Chance favors only the prepared mind.
In the fields of observation chance favors only those minds which are prepared.
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.