Antoine Lavoisier Quotes

Who was Antoine Lavoisier?

Antoine-Laurent de Lavoisier was a French nobleman and chemist who was central to the 18th-century chemical revolution and who had a large influence on both the history of chemistry and the history of biology. He is widely considered in popular literature as the "father of modern chemistry".

Born August 26, 1743
Died May 8, 1794
Aged 50 years old

Best 9 Quotes by Antoine Lavoisier

“A wealthy landowner cannot cultivate and improve his farm without spreading comfort and well-being around him. Rich and abundant crops, a numerous population and a prosperous countryside are the rewards for his efforts.”

“I am young and avid for glory.”

“I consider nature a vast chemical laboratory in which all kinds of composition and decompositions are formed.”

“It is impossible to disassociate language from science... To call forth a concept, a word is needed.”

“Nothing is born, nothing dies.”

“Nothing is lost, nothing is created, everything is transformed.”

“Vegetation is the basic instrument the creator uses to set all of nature in motion.”

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“Languages are true analytical methods.”

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“We must trust to nothing but facts: These are presented to us by Nature, and cannot deceive. We ought, in every instance, to submit our reasoning to the test of experiment, and never to search for truth but by the natural road of experiment and observation.”

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