80+ Best Chemistry Quotes: Exclusive Selection

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Famous Chemistry Quotes

This is a collection of chemistry quotes, relating to the science of chemistry or quotations from chemists about chemistry. – Marie Curie

Every man who receives a liberal education now counts chemistry among the most indispensable objects of his studies. – Antoine Francois Fourcroy

Scientist believe in things, not in persons. – Robert B. Laughlin

Every aspect of the world today even politics and international relations, is affected by chemistry. – Linus Pauling

I also taught myself how to blow glass using a propane torch from the hardware store and managed to make some elementary chemistry plumbing such as tees and small glass bulbs. – Roald Hoffmann

I have always believed that chemistry can’t be created between two people. You either have it or you don’t. The script can only enhance it. – Deepika Padukone

I am a teacher, and I am proud of it. At Cornell University I have taught primarily undergraduates, and indeed almost every year since 1966 have taught first-year general chemistry. – James W. Black

Green chemistry is replacing our industrial chemistry with nature’s recipe book. It’s not easy, because life uses only a subset of the elements in the periodic table. And we use all of them, even the toxic ones. – Janine Benyus

I did help to set up an undergraduate course in medicinal chemistry and made progress in modeling and analyzing pharmacological activity at the tissue level, my new passion. – Michael Polanyi

Chemistry must become the astronomy of the molecular world. – Alfred Werner

And the actual achievements of biology are explanations in terms of mechanisms founded on physics and chemistry, which is not the same thing as explanations in terms of physics and chemistry. – William Standish Knowles

This isn’t just chemistry. It’s the whole periodic table. – Kelly Moran

At Harvard, I majored in chemistry with a strong inclination toward math. – Kenichi Fukui

Chemistry is necessarily an experimental science: its conclusions are drawn from data, and its principles supported by evidence from facts. – Michael Faraday

But the nature of my main work in chemistry can be better represented by more than 280 English publications, of which roughly 200 concern the theory of chemical reactions and related subjects. – Adam Sandler

Sometimes we fall in love with somebody who will probably never love us, for reasons having nothing to do with us but with their own mindset, their chemistry. – Helen Fisher

Chemistry can be a good and bad thing. Chemistry is good when you make love with it. Chemistry is bad when you make crack with it. – Frederick Soddy

Chemistry is a trade for people without enough imagination to be physicists. – Arthur C. Clarke

Chemistry has been termed by the physicist as the messy part of physics, but that is no reason why the physicists should be permitted to make a mess of chemistry when they invade it. – Dennis Rodman

Chemists do not usually stutter. It would be very awkward if they did, seeing that they have at times to get out such words as methylethylamylophenylium. – William Crookes

Chemistry is a class you take in high school or college, where you figure out two plus two is 10, or something. – Kenichi Fukui

If you go very deeper you will see that you are not in freedom you are in cage made by chemistry and science. – Deyth Banger

Chemistry is you touching my arm and it setting fire to my mind. – Nayyirah Waheed

Our cells engage in protein production, and many of those proteins are enzymes responsible for the chemistry of life. – Randy Schekman

Experimental science hardly ever affords us more than approximations to the truth; and whenever many agents are concerned we are in great danger of being mistaken. – Humphry Davy

Chemistry itself knows altogether too well that – given the real fear that the scarcity of global resources and energy might threaten the unity of mankind – chemistry is in a position to make a contribution towards securing a true peace on earth. – Antonio Perez

Today chemists can artificially make hundreds of thousands of organic compounds, most of which are not duplicated in nature. – George W. Stocking

To think is to practice brain chemistry. – Deepak Chopra

Digital imaging is as much about chemistry as it is about semiconductors. – Rudolph A. Marcus

I guess chemistry is just another word for love. – Scott Thompson

During my McGill years, I took a number of math courses, more than other students in chemistry. – Tony Wilson

Chemistry can be a good and bad thing. Chemistry is good when you make love with it. Chemistry is bad when you make crack with it. – Adam Sandler

Every band needs it’s own special chemistry. And Bez was a very good chemist. – Donald Cram

The chemistry of dissatisfaction is as the chemistry of some marvelously potent tar. In it are the building stones of explosives, stimulants, poisons, opiates, perfumes and stenches. – Eric Hoffer

Few scientists acquainted with the chemistry of biological systems at the molecular level can avoid being inspired. – Richard Ernst

The country which is in advance of the rest of the world in chemistry will also be foremost in wealth and in general prosperity. – William Ramsay

Chemistry is a gibberish of Latin and German; But in Leibig’s hands it becomes a powerful language. – Jakob Grimm

However, I survived and started to read all chemistry books that I could get a hand on, first some 19th century books from our home library that did not provide much reliable information, and then I emptied the rather extensive city library. – John Pople

Chemistry wasn’t something you could just create anyway; it was either there or it wasn’t. – Jennifer E. Smith

I abandoned chemistry to concentrate on mathematics and physics. In 1942, I travelled to Cambridge to take the scholarship examination at Trinity College, received an award and entered the university in October 1943. – Sydney Brenner

The question undoubtedly is, or soon will be, not whether or no we shall employ notation in chemistry, but whether we shall use a bad and incongruous, or a consistent and regular notation. – William Whewell

I also became interested in chemistry and gradually accumulated enough test tubes and other glassware to do chemical experiments, using small quantities of chemicals purchased from a pharmacy supply house. – Knute Rockne

Chemistry is the unclean part of physics. Chemistry is the dirty part of physics. – Peter Reiss

I enjoy talking to my football men and my chemistry classes and I feel sure that they are quite interested in what I have to say. – Steve Blake

Chemie ist nicht nur, wenn es stinkt und kracht. Chemistry is not just, when it stinks and bangs. – Anonymous

I fell in love with Scotland and made good friends here, so I stayed after graduating with Honours in Chemistry. – John Tesh

Chemistry has been termed by the physicist as the messy part of physics, but this is not the reason why the physicists should be allowed to make a mess of chemistry when they invade it. – Frederick Soddy

The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances: if there is any

I grew up wanting to be a musician, but my parents were sure I would starve to death. So, they put me in physics and chemistry. That eventually blew up, and I got into radio. – Robert Huber

Together, we form a necessary paradox; not a senseless contradiction. – Criss Jami

I learned easily and had time to follow my inclination for sports light athletics and skiing and chemistry, which I taught myself by reading all textbooks I could get. – Maya Lin

We would be glad to have your friend come here to study Chemistry here and not Agricultural Chemistry, nor any other special kind of chemistry. We teach Chemistry. – Ira Remsen

I really enjoyed hanging out with some of the teachers. This one chemistry teacher, she liked hanging out. I liked making explosives. We would stay after school and blow things up. – Martin Lewis Perl

Chemistry is like the maid occupied with daily civilization; She is busy with fertilizers, medicines, glass, insecticides for she dispenses the recipes. – Jean Jacques

I was also interested in chemistry, but my parents were not willing to buy me a chemistry set. – George Andrew Olah

Chemistry is the melodies you can play on vibrating strings. – Michio Kaku

I was invited to join the newly established Central Chemical Research Institute of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences in 1954 and was able to establish a small research group in organic chemistry, housed in temporary laboratories of an industrial research institute. – Burton Richter

With monads and diads, and pentads and triads, my brain has been addled completely; And what’s really meant by ‘something-valent, is a question I give up discretely. – John Cargill Brough

Life is a chemical reaction, it only requires balancing! – Priyavrat Gupta

In 1948 I entered the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, undecided between studies of chemistry and physics, but my first year convinced me that physics was more interesting to me. – John E. Walker

Chemistry, unlike other sciences, sprang originally from delusions and superstitions, and was at its commencement exactly on a par with magic and astrology. – Thomas Thomson

In 1960, I went to St. Catherine’s College, Oxford, and received the B.A. degree in Chemistry in 1964. – Jon Postel

Those distinct substances, which concretes generally either afford, or are made up of, may, without very much inconvenience, be called the elements or principles of them. – Robert Boyle

In a chemistry class there was a guy sitting in front of me doing what looked like a jigsaw puzzle or some really weird kind of thing. He told me he was writing a computer program. – Paul D. Boyer

Better things for better living through Chemistry. – Carol Westbrook

In marked contrast to the University of Wisconsin, Biochemistry was hardly visible at Stanford in 1945, consisting of only two professors in the chemistry department. – James Rainwater

Chemistry begins in the stars. The stars are the source of the chemical elements, which are the building blocks of matter and the core of our subject. – Peter Atkins

In my schooling through high school, I excelled mainly in chemistry, physics and mathematics. – Jack Steinberger

We think there is color, we think there is sweet, we think there is bitter, but in reality there are atoms and a void. – Democritus

But I think my mistakes became the chemistry for my miracles. I think that my tests became my testimonies. – T. D. Jakes

We define organic chemistry as the chemistry of carbon compounds. – August Kekule

In the evenings I studied chemistry at the University of Chicago, the weekends I helped in the family store. – George E. Brown

Chemistry is the study of the effects of heat and mixture, with a view of discovering their general and subordinate laws, and of improving the useful arts. – Joseph Black

Industrial opportunities are going to stem more from the biological sciences than from chemistry and physics. I see biology as being the greatest area of scientific breakthroughs in the next generation. – Wilhelm Ostwald

Opposites generally create intense chemistry. There are more chances of fireworks when different people are together than similar personalities. – Sonam Kapoor

It has pleased no less than surprised me that of the many studies whereby I have sought to extend the field of general chemistry, the highest scientific distinction that there is today has been awarded for those on catalysis. – H. L. Mencken

Few scientists acquainted with the chemistry of biological systems at the molecular level can avoid being inspired. – Donald Cram

It is now quite lawful for a Catholic woman to avoid pregnancy by a resort to mathematics, though she is still forbidden to resort to physics or chemistry. – Edward Thorndike

Chemistry dissolves the goddess in the alembic, Venus, the white queen, the universal matrix, down to the molecular hexagons and carbon-chains. – Kathleen Raine

Just as the science and art of agriculture depend upon chemistry and botany, so the art of education depends upon physiology and psychology. – John Pople

The physical chemists never use their eyes and are most lamentably lacking in chemical culture. It is essential to cast out from our midst, root and branch, this physical element and return to our laboratories. – Henry Edward Armstrong

Leaving England was a painful decision, and we still have some regrets about it. However, at that time, the research environment for theoretical chemistry was clearly better in the U.S. – Auguste Comte

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