Alexander Fleming

Alexander Fleming

British bacteriologist.
One sometimes finds what one is not looking for. When I woke up just after dawn on Sept. 28, 1928, I certainly didn’t plan to revolutionize all medicine by discovering the world’s first antibiotic, or bacteria killer. But I guess that was exactly what I did.More Alexander Fleming quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Penicillin sat on a shelf for ten years while I was called a quack.More Alexander Fleming quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
A good gulp of hot whiskey at bedtime - it's not very scientific but it helpsMore Alexander Fleming quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
In my first publication I might have claimed that I had come to the conclusion, as a result of serious study of the literature and deep thought, that valuable antibacterial substances were made by moulds and that I set out to investigate the problem. That would have been untrue and I preferred to tell the truth that penicillin started as a chance observation. My only merit is that I did not neglect the observation and that I pursued the subject as a bacteriologist. My publication in 1929 was the starting-point of the wMore Alexander Fleming quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
(The discovery of penicillin) was a triumph of accident, a fortunate occurrence which happened while I was working on a purely academic bacteriological problem.More Alexander Fleming quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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