Chemistry is sometimes referred to as The Central Science.
Chemistry is divided into three parts. These three branches are organic chemistry, inorganic chemistry, and physical chemistry.
Antoine Lavoisier is often known as the Father of Chemistry, but there are many other famous chemists, including Joseph Priestley, Alfred Nobel and Marie Curie.
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Funny Chemistry Quotes
These chemistry quotes will surely make you chuckle and see the fun side of chemistry.
1."Stevia does something funny to the chemistry of my mouth. There's no fooling a taste bud, in my experience."
2. "Chemistry can be a good and bad thing."
3. "A neutron walks into a bar and asks how much for a drink. The bartender replies, 'For you, no charge'."
-Dr Sheldon Cooper, 'The Big Bang Theory'.
Famous Chemistry Quotes
These excellent and informative chemistry quotes are from famous personalities.
4.. "Every man who receives a liberal education now counts chemistry among the most indispensable objects of his studies."
-Antoine Francois Fourcroy.
5. "The country which is in advance of the rest of the world in chemistry will also be foremost in wealth and in general prosperity."
6."Hypotheses, like professors, when they are seen not to work any longer in the laboratory, should disappear."
- Henry Edward Armstrong.
7. "I was also interested in formulating the path of chemical reactions."
8. "The body tends to treat elements in the same column of the periodic table as equivalents."
9."I'm a science geek. I even have a T-shirt with a glow-in-the-dark chart of the periodic elements."
10."Wonder is the heaviest element on the periodic table. Even a tiny fleck of it stops time."
11."A neat and orderly laboratory is unlikely. It is, after all, so much a place of false starts and multiple attempts."
- Isaac Asimov.
12."All the world is a laboratory to the inquiring mind."
- Martin H. Fischer.
13."I still have a vivid memory of my excitement when I first saw a chart of the periodic table of elements."
- Joe Murray.
14."Of all the elements in the periodic table, not a single one is indestructible."
- Marty Rubin.
15."A first-rate laboratory is one in which mediocre scientists can produce outstanding work."
- Patrick M.S. Blackett.
16."I'll have to jump around like sodium in the rain."
- Poul Anderson.
17."This isn't just chemistry. It's the whole periodic table."
- Kelly Moran.
18."Life is a chemical reaction, it only requires balancing!"
Quotations About Chemistry
These chemistry quotes will spark your interest in chemistry. Chemistry as a subject deals with the structure and composition of substances.
19."The laws of physics and chemistry must be the same in a crucible as in the larger laboratory of Nature."
- Alfred Harker.
20."Chemistry is the melodies you can play on vibrating strings."
21."Chemistry is, well technically, chemistry is the study of matter. But I prefer to see it as the study of change."
22."All theoretical chemistry is really physics, and all theoretical chemists know it."
23."Chemistry must become the astronomy of the molecular world."
24."Everybody is exposed to radiation. A little bit more or a little bit less is of no consequence."
- Dixy Lee Ray.
25."Digital imaging is as much about chemistry as it is about semiconductors."
26."The organic material, as the laws of chemistry state, can neither be created nor destroyed."
-Dixie Lee Ray.
27." The stars are laboratories in which the evolution of matter proceeds in the direction of large molecules."
- Pierre Teilhard de Chardin.
28."This success led my theoretical group to the chemical reactivity theory, extending more and more widely the range of compound and reactions that were discussed."
– Kenichi Fukui.
29."The most important of my discoveries have been suggested to me by my failures."
30."Undeniable chemistry and horrific timing. They love each other."
- Darnell Lamont Walker.
31."Chemistry is the science of making everyone else but us disappear."
32."To know the age of the universe, it is very important to know the age of the chemistry."
- P.S. Jagadeesh Kumar.
33."Do you know what we do with liars in Chemistry? We kill them."
- Hank Green.
34."Let's agree all chemistry is of Nature and some chemistries are healthful."
- Roscoe Webster.
35."The first rule of chem lab is to never heat a closed system or it will explode."
- Weike Wang.
36."Chemistry has energy and it's meant to be felt."
- Stacy Snapp-Killian.
37."Unnaturally high radiation levels increases aggression in people."
- Steven Magee.
38."If you go very deeper, you will see that you are not in freedom you are in a cage made by chemistry and science."
39."To retain my fascination with chemistry, I have had to change my research fields about every 10 years."
40."Chemical elements make up everything in the world, including life."
41."I wanted to be a veterinarian but slipped up when I hit organic chemistry."
42."Organic Chemistry has become a vast rubbish heap of puzzling and bewildering compounds."
- J. Norman Collie.
43."Persistence refines the miserable piece of carbon in you into the purest form of diamond."
44."Humans are contributing to additional carbon dioxide in the atmosphere."
Chemistry Quotes From Famous Scientists
Albert Einstein, though technically a physicist, was believed to be a chemist at heart and has made many contributions towards the development of modern chemistry. Quotes from him and other well known scientists have been listed below.
45. 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.
46. "I believe that the science of chemistry alone almost proves the existence of an intelligent creator."
47."The true laboratory is the mind, where behind illusions we uncover the laws of truth."
- Sir Jagadish Chandra Bose.
48."You cannot teach a man anything; you can only help him discover it in himself."
49."The laws of gravity cannot be held responsible for people falling in love."
- Albert Einstein.
50."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 methylethyl amylophenylium."
-Sir William Crookes.
51."Chemistry is necessarily an experimental science: its conclusions are drawn from data, and its principles supported by evidence from facts."
52."Scientist believe in things, not in person."
53."The scientist is not a person who gives the right answers, he's one who asks the right questions."
- Claude Levi-Strauss.
54."Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less."
- Marie Curie.
55."Organic compounds exist in which a hydrogen atom, joined to the carbon, acquires acid properties as a result of the proximity of certain functional groupings."
56."Chemistry is a gibberish of Latin and German, But in Leibig's hands, it becomes a powerful language. "
57."Let us learn to dream, gentlemen, then perhaps we shall find the truth."
- August Kekulé.
58."The reactions of organic magnesium compounds are of two kinds - reactions of substitution and reactions of addition."
59."The emitters of the spectral series are without exception single atoms, not compounds of atoms."
Perfect Chemistry Quotes
If you love chemistry, you will enjoy the chemistry quotes listed below. These surely will wake up your curiosity in the subject.
60."To think a thought is to practice not only brain chemistry but body chemistry. Every thought you have, every idea you entertain, sends a chemical message to the core of cellular awareness."
61."With monads and dyads, and pentads and triads, My brain has been addled completely; And what's really meant by something-valent. Is a question I give up discreetly."
-John Cargill Brough.
62."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."
63."I do not want chemistry to degenerate into a religion; I do not want the chemist to believe in the existence of atoms as the Christian believes in the existence of Christ in the communion wafer."
- Marcellin Berthelot.
64. "Why each of these substance has the properties it does, is a subject called chemistry."
- Carl Sagan.
65."I call supplementing with electrolytes and metals: The Electrical Chemistry of the Human."
- Steven Magee.
66."Without chemistry, there is no rain, there is no water, and there is no romance as well."
- P.S. Jagadeesh Kumar.
67."Sir Humphry Davy detested gravy, he lived in the odium, of having invented sodium."
- Edmund Bentley.
68."You must love chemistry even when it is not working. You must love chemistry unconditionally."
- Weike Wang.
69."Chemistry is the unclean part of physics. Chemistry is the dirty part of physics."
70."We are going to see a steady stream, I predict, of Nobel prizes coming out of chemistry and given to women."
71."Chemistry is about what things are made of, and how we can change them."
-John S. Holman.
72."Chemistry is, well technically, chemistry is the study of matter. But I prefer to see it as the study of change."
73."Sometimes you fail your chemistry test, and other times it's explosive."
74."Nature is one. It is not divided into physics, chemistry, quantum mechanics."
75."The idea behind micro-scale chemistry is to reduce the risk by reducing the exposure to chemicals."
76."In inorganic chemistry the radicals are simple; inorganic chemistry, they are compounds—that is the sole difference."
- Jean-Baptiste-André Dumas.
77."We define organic chemistry as the chemistry of carbon compounds."
More Science Quotes About Chemistry
These interesting science and chemistry quotes will improve your scientific knowledge.
78. "Science knows no country, because knowledge belongs to humanity, and is the torch which illuminates the world."
- Louis Pasteur.
79."No process is so perfect that there is not plenty of room for improvement. There is no finality in science. And that which today is a scientific toy may be tomorrow the essential part of an important industry."
80."Few scientists acquainted with the chemistry of biological systems at the molecular level can avoid being inspired."
- Donald Cram.
81. "A very interesting set of compounds that were waiting for the right disease."
- Jerome Horwitz.
82."Chymia, or Alchemy and Spagyrism, is the art of resolving compound bodies into their principles and of combining these again."
- Georg Ernst Stahl.
83."Equipped with five senses, man explores the universe around him and calls the adventure science."
-Edwin Powell Hubble.
84."Facts are the air of scientists. Without them, you can never fly."
- Linus Pauling.
85."The frontier orbital approach was further developed in various directions by my own group and many other scientists, both theoretical and experimental."
86."Modern medicine, for all its advances, knows less than 10 percent of what your body knows instinctively."
87."Don't despise empiric truth. Lots of things work in practice for which the laboratory has never found proof."
- Martin H. Fischer.
88."His [Edison's] greatest invention was that of the industrial research laboratory, turning out inventions as a business."
- Norbert Wiener.
89."The bottom of the sea is the great laboratory, where loose materials are mineralized and formed into stone."
- John Playfair.
90." A true scientist would never put away a dirty test tube or falsify a report."
-Virginia L. Mullin.
Chemistry Love Quotes
The quotes listed below express 'love' in chemical language, we hope you will find them exciting!
91."Chemistry is you touching my arm and it setting fire to my mind."
92."You named me a hydrocarbon to slip that Benzene ring into my fingers."
93."The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances: if there is any reaction, both are transformed."
- Carl Gustav Jung.
94."I get so breathless when you call my name, I've often wondered, do you feel the same? There's a chemistry, energy, a synchronicity When we're all alone."
-Corinne Bailey Rae.
95."I enjoy Dinosaur for what it is. It's a unique band that has a unique chemistry."
96."I realized it was like a dating agency: the ions are the lost souls looking for mates; the electrolyte is the agency that can help them find each other."
97."If you're in love and there's that chemistry, that's what it's all about."
98."If love is the engine, intellect is the ignition, and chemistry is the spark."
- Kate McGahan.
99."I guess chemistry is just another word for love."
100. "Love isn't an opinion, it's a chemical reaction."
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