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Antoine Lavoisier

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I consider nature a vast chemical laboratory in which all kinds of composition and decompositions are formed.

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It took them only an instant to cut of that head, but it is unlikely that a hundred years will suffice to reproduce a singular one.

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Languages are true analytical methods.

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One succeeds in obtaining an equivalent production at a lower price by improving the arts, trades and agriculture and by developing the physical and moral qualities of workers, farmers and craftsmen.

— Antoine Lavoisier

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Vegetation is the basic instrument the creator uses to set all of nature in motion.

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Others who anticipated the work of Lavoisier include Jean Rey (1583–1645) Joseph Black (1728–1799) and Henry Cavendish (1731–1810). Lavoisier (1792)
Mémoires de physique et de chimie (1805: posthumous)

In translation
Essays Physical and Chemical (London: for Joseph Johnson 1776; London: Frank Cass and Company Ltd. [citation needed] Lack of money prevented alterations from being made.

He was an administrator of the Ferme Générale and a powerful member of a number of other aristocratic councils. He helped construct the metric system put together the first extensive list of elements and helped to reform chemical nomenclature. At the height of the French Revolution he was accused by Jean-Paul Marat of selling adulterated tobacco and of other crimes and was eventually guillotined a year after Marat's death.

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