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  1. Wherever we look, the work of the chemist has raised the level of our civilisation and has increased the productive capacity of the nation.
    Calvin Coolidge 1872–1933 American Republican statesman, 30th President 1923–9: White House lawn speech to American Chemical Society, April 1924
  2. Chemistry: that most excellent child of intellect and art
    Cyril Hinshelwood 1897–1967 British chemist: C. A. Coulson Science and Christian Belief (1956)
  3. I was captured for life by chemistry and by crystals.
    Dorothy Hodgkin 1910–94 British chemist: Georgina Ferry Dorothy Hodgkin (1998)
  4. I love crystals, the beauty of their forms and formation; liquids, dormant, distilling, sloshing! The fumes, the odours—good or bad, the rainbow of colours; the gleaming vessels of every size, shape and purpose.
    Robert Burns Woodward 1917–79 American chemist: Arthur Clay Cope Address, Chicago, 28 August 1973