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 [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
One sometimes finds what one is not looking for.More Alexander Fleming quotes [09/03/2011 03:09:29]
Penicillin cures, but wine makes people happy.More Alexander Fleming quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
If penicillin can cure those that are ill, Spanish sherry can bring the dead back to life.More 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]

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