Chemistry Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old chemistry quotes, chemistry sayings, and chemistry proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Every man who receives a liberal education now counts chemistry among the most indispensable objects of his studies.     

Antoine Francois Fourcroy

Every aspect of the world today even politics and international relations, is affected by chemistry.     

Linus Pauling

I have always believed that chemistry can't be created between two people. You either have it or you don't. The script can only enhance it.     

Deepika Padukone

Green chemistry is replacing our industrial chemistry with nature's recipe book. It's not easy, because life uses only a subset of the elements in the periodic table. And we use all of them, even the toxic ones.     

Janine Benyus

Chemistry must become the astronomy of the molecular world.

Alfred Werner

This isn't just chemistry. It's the whole periodic table.

Kelly Moran

Chemistry is necessarily an experimental science: its conclusions are drawn from data, and its principles supported by evidence from facts.     

Michael Faraday

Sometimes we fall in love with somebody who will probably never love us, for reasons having nothing to do with us but with their own mindset, their chemistry.     

Helen Fisher

Chemistry is a trade for people without enough imagination to be physicists.     

Arthur C. Clarke

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 methylethylamylophenylium.     

William Crookes

If you go very deeper you will see that you are not in freedom you are in cage made by chemistry and science.

Deyth Banger

Chemistry is you touching my arm and it setting fire to my mind.

Nayyirah Waheed

Our cells engage in protein production, and many of those proteins are enzymes responsible for the chemistry of life.     

Randy Schekman

Experimental science hardly ever affords us more than approximations to the truth; and whenever many agents are concerned we are in great danger of being mistaken.     

Humphry Davy

Today chemists can artificially make hundreds of thousands of organic compounds, most of which are not duplicated in nature.     

George W. Stocking

To think is to practice brain chemistry.     

Deepak Chopra

I guess chemistry is just another word for love.

Scott Thompson

Chemistry can be a good and bad thing. Chemistry is good when you make love with it. Chemistry is bad when you make crack with it.     

Adam Sandler

The chemistry of dissatisfaction is as the chemistry of some marvelously potent tar. In it are the building stones of explosives, stimulants, poisons, opiates, perfumes and stenches.     

Eric Hoffer

The country which is in advance of the rest of the world in chemistry will also be foremost in wealth and in general prosperity.     

William Ramsay

Chemistry is a gibberish of Latin and German; But in Leibig's hands it becomes a powerful language.

Jakob Grimm

Chemistry wasn't something you could just create anyway; it was either there or it wasn't.

Jennifer E. Smith

The question undoubtedly is, or soon will be, not whether or no we shall employ notation in chemistry, but whether we shall use a bad and incongruous, or a consistent and regular notation.

William Whewell

Chemistry is the unclean part of physics. Chemistry is the dirty part of physics.

Peter Reiss

Chemie ist nicht nur, wenn es stinkt und kracht. Chemistry is not just, when it stinks and bangs.


Chemistry has been termed by the physicist as the messy part of physics, but this is not the reason why the physicists should be allowed to make a mess of chemistry when they invade it.     

Frederick Soddy

The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances: if there is any reaction, both are transformed.     

C.G. Jung

Together, we form a necessary paradox; not a senseless contradiction.     

Criss Jami

We would be glad to have your friend come here to study Chemistry here and not Agricultural Chemistry, nor any other special kind of chemistry. We teach Chemistry.     

Ira Remsen

Chemistry is like the maid occupied with daily civilization; She is busy with fertilizers, medicines, glass, insecticides for she dispenses the recipes.     

Jean Jacques