Alexander Fleming

Alexander Fleming

British bacteriologist.
I have been trying to point out that in our lives chance may have an astonishing influence and, if I may offer advice to the young laboratory worker, it would be this - never to neglect an extraordinary appearance or happening.More Alexander Fleming quotes [09/03/2011 03:09:15]
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]
It is the lone worker who makes the first advance in a subject: the details may be worked out by a team, but the prime idea is due to the enterprise, thought, and perception of an individual.More Alexander Fleming quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
For the birth of something new, there has to be a happening. Newton saw an apple fall; James Watt watched a kettle boil; Roentgen fogged some photographic plates. And these people knew enough to translate ordinary happenings into something new...More Alexander Fleming quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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