Famous Quotes by Marie Curie

Below are famous quotes by Marie Curie - French (Polish-born) chemist & physicist (1867 - 1934).

I am among those who think that science has great beauty. A scientist in his laboratory is not only a technician: he is also a child placed before natural phenomena which impress him like a fairy tale.
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 in something, and that this thing, at whatever cost, must be attained.
Life is not easy for any of us, but what of that? We must have perseverance and, above all, confidence in ourselves.
Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood.
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.
Nothing in this world is to be feared... only understood.
There are sadistic scientists who hurry to hunt down errors instead of establishing the truth.
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.

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