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Within a hundred years of physical and chemical science, men will know what the atom is. It is my belief when science reaches this stage, God will come down to earth with His big ring of keys and will say to humanity, 'Gentlemen, it is closing time.'

— Marcellin Berthelot

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I do not want chemistry to degenerate into a religion;

I do not want the chemist to believe in the existence of atoms as the Christian believes in the existence of Christ in the communion wafer.

Marcellin Berthelot

We all teach ... the chemistry of Lavoisier and Gay-Lussac.

Marcellin Berthelot

One can, then, conceive the production, by purely mineral means, of all natural hydrocarbons. The intervention of heat, of water, and of alkaline metals - lastly, the tendency of hydrocarbons to unite together to form the more condensed material - suffice to account for the formation of these curious compounds. Moreover, this formation will be continuous because the reactions which started it are renewed incessantly.