Friday, December 07, 2007

“Chance Favours The Prepared Mind”

The Eternals © Marvel Comics
In 1884, during a lecture presented at the University of Lille, Louis Pasteur made his much-quoted remark, "In the fields of observation chance favours only the prepared mind" (Dans les champs de l'observation le hasard ne favorise que les esprits préparés).

From Today In Science History