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Marie Curie Quotes
A scientist in his laboratory is not a mere technician: he is also a child confronting natural phenomena that impress him as though they were fairy tales.
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 new sights of Nature made me rejoice like a child.
Be less curious about people and more curious about ideas.
I am one of those who think like Nobel, that humanity will draw more good than evil from new discoveries.
I have frequently been questioned, especially by women, of how I could reconcile family life with a scientific career. Well, it has not been easy.
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 laboratory.
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 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.
There are sadistic scientists who hurry to hunt down errors instead of establishing the truth.
Fairy Tales are more than true
Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony. –Mahatma Gandhi
I shall tell you a great secret my friend. Do not wait for the last judgement, it takes place every day. – Albert Camus
You should always take the best from the past, leave the worst back there and go forward into the future. –Bob Dylan
Happiness depends upon ourselves. –Aristotle
Try not to become a man of success but rather to become a man of value. –Albert Einstein
He who cannot be a good follower cannot be a good leader –Aristotle
I want freedom for the full expression of my personality. –Mahatma Gandhi
Nature does nothing uselessly. –Aristotle
He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else. –Benjamin Franklin
The most important human endeavor is the striving for morality in our actions. Our inner balance and even our very existence depend on it. Only morality in our actions can give beauty and dignity to life. –Einstein
You must be the change you want to see in the world. –Ghandi
I count him braver who overcomes his desires than him who conquers his enemies; for the hardest victory is over self. –Aristotle
We are disturbed not by events, but by the views that we take of them –Epictetus
“First they ignore you, then they ridicule you, then they fight you, then you win.” –Ghandi
An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest. –Benjamin Franklin
Imagination is more important than knowledge. –Albert Einstein
Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet. –Aristotle
An eye for an eye makes the whole world blind. –Mahatma Gandhi
If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales. If you want them to be more intelligent, read them more fairy tales –Einstein
The educated differ from the uneducated as much as the living from the dead. –Aristotle
Violence is the last refuge of the incompetent. –Isaac Asimov
The resolution to find the world ugly and bad has made the world ugly and bad. –Friedrich Nietzsche
There is only one religion, though there are a hundred versions of it. –George Bernard Shaw
We are what we repeatedly do. –Aristotle
Never leave that till tomorrow which you can do today. –Benjamin Franklin
Search others for their virtues, thyself for thy vices. –Benjamin Franklin
I finally figured out the only reason to be alive is to enjoy it. –Rita Mae Brown
Whatever you can do or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it. –Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Humankind has not woven the web of life.
We are but one thread within it.
Whatever we do to the web, we do to ourselves.
All things are bound together.
All things connect.
We are a part of the earth and it is part of us. –Chief Seattle
The price of greatness is responsibility. –Churchill
I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel. –Maya Angelou
Alice came to a fork in the road. “Which road do I take?” she asked.
“Where do you want to go?” responded the Cheshire cat.
“I don’t know,” Alice answered.
“Then,” said the cat, “it doesn’t matter.” ~Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland
Losing an illusion makes you wiser than finding a truth. –Ludwig Börne
I am a part of all that I have seen. –Alfred Lord Tennyson
Convictions are more dangerous foes of truth than lies. –Friedrich Nietzsche
One ought to hold on to one’s heart; for if one lets it go, one soon loses control of the head too. –Friedrich Nietzsche
Peace is the diploma you get in the cemetery. – Peter Tosh
Everybody wants to go to heaven, but nobody wants to die. – Peter Tosh
I think it is better to have ideas. You can change an idea. Changing a belief is trickier. Life should be maleable and progressive, working from idea to idea permits that. Beliefs anchor you to certain points and limit growth; new ideas cannot generate. Life becomes stagnant. –George Carlin
Our outlook on life is a kind of paintbrush, and with it we paint our world. It can be bright and filled with hope and satisfaction, or it can be dark and gloomy. – Earl Nightingale
Our environment, the world in which we find ourselves living and working, is a mirror of our attitudes and expectations. – Earl Nightingale
Only after the last tree has been cut down
Only after the last river has been poisoned
Only after the last fish has been caught
Only then will you find you cannot eat money –Cree Prophecy