18 Remarkable Marie Curie Quotes

18 Remarkable Marie Curie Quotes

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Marie Curie was a chemist from Poland. She is credited with opening the world of radioactivity research. She was also the very first woman to win a Nobel Peace Prize as well as the first person to win multiple times. Due to her research and under her directions the first tests for a treatment of neoplasms where conducted. She died on July 4, 1934 at the age of 66.

“After all, science is essentially international, and it is only through lack of the historical sense that national qualities have been attributed to it.”

“All my life through, the true sights of nature made me rejoice like a child.”

“Be less curious about people and more curious about ideas.”

“Humanity needs practical men, who get the most out of their work, and, without forgetting the general good, safeguard their own interests. But humanity also needs dreamers, for whom the
disinterested development of an enterprise is so captivating that it becomes impossible for them to devote their care to their own material profit.”

“I am among those who think that science has great beauty.”

“I am one of those who think, like Nobel, that humanity will draw more good than evil from new discoveries.”

“I believe international work is a heavy task, but that it is nevertheless indispensable to go through an apprenticeship in it, at the cost of many efforts and also of a real spirit of
sacrifice: however imperfect it may be, the work of Geneva has a grandeur that deserves our support.”

“I have no dress except the one I wear every day. If you are going to be kind enough to give me one, please let it be practical and dark so that I can put it on afterwards to go to the

“I was taught that the way of progress was neither swift nor easy.”

“In science, we must be interested in things, not in persons.”

“Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something, and that this thing, at
whatever cost, must be attained.”

“Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.”

“One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.”

“Radium is not to enrich any one. It is an element; it is for all people.”

“Scientist believe in things, not in person.”

“There are sadistic scientists who hurry to hunt down errors instead of establishing the truth.”

“We must have perserverence and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something.”

“You cannot hope to build a better world without improving the individuals. To that end each of us must work for his own improvement, and at the same time share a general responsibility for
all humanity, our particular duty being to aid those to whom we think we can be most useful.”