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Émile Roux
(17 Dec 1853 - 3 Nov 1933)

French bacteriologist.


Science Quotes by Émile Roux (2 quotes)

L’oeuvre de Pasteur est admirable; elle montre son génie, mais it faut avoir vécu dans son intimité pour connaître toute la bonté de son coeur.
The work of Pasteur is admirable; it shows his genius, but it must have been experienced intimately to know all the goodness of his heart.
— Émile Roux
Epigraph in René Vallery-Radot, La Vie de Pasteur (1900), title page. English by Google translation, tweaked by Webmaster. Pierre Paul Émile Roux had indeed known Pasteur well, as one of his closest collaborators.
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He [Louis Pasteur] imagined further experiments, to bring more light, for contradictions excited him to new investigations.
— Émile Roux
As quoted in René J. Dubos, Louis Pasteur, Free Lance of Science (1960, 1986), 76.
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