Joseph Louis Gay-Lussac Quotes

If one were not animated with the desire to discover laws they would escape the most enlightened attention.

At Arcueil ... I dined in distinguished company... There was a lot of very interesting discussion. It is these gatherings which are the joy of life.

We are perhaps not far removed from the time when we shall be able to submit the bulk of chemical phenomena to calculation.

In the natural sciences and particularly in chemistry generalities must come after the detailed knowledge of each fact and not before it.