Sunday, December 27, 2009

Meandering to and fro . . .

Today is the birthday of Louis Pasteur (December 27, 1822 – September 28, 1895), chemist and microbiologist. He is best known for inventing the process known as pasteurization and creating the first vaccine for rabies.

"Chance favors the prepared mind." - Louis Pasteur

"Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal: my strength lies solely in my tenacity." - Louis Pasteur

"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." - Louis Pasteur

"Whether our efforts are, or not, favored by life, let us be able to say, when we come near the great goal, I have done what I could." - Louis Pasteur

Pasteur stamp image source (1)

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