Quotations From LOUIS PASTEUR

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  • 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.
    Louis Pasteur (1822-1895), French chemist. "Pourquoi la France n'a pas trouvé d'hommes supérieurs au moment du péril," Revue Scientifique (Paris, 1871).

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  • 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. (L' univers est dissymetrique.)
    Louis Pasteur (1822-1895), French chemist. repr. In Works, vol. 1. Comptes Rendus de l'Académie des Sciences (June 1, 1874).

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