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Memorable quotes by Marie Curie about feminism, life, family, woman nature, progress and other things.

14 Memorable Quotes By Marie Curie, The First Female Nobel Prize Winner

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Marie Sklodowska Curie was a Poland born French scientist, who specialised in physics and chemistry and is particularly famous for being the pioneer in research pertaining to radioactivity. Marie Curie has the distinction of being the first female winner of the Nobel Prize and even more remarkably, she remains the only woman to have been bestowed with the Nobel Prize twice. She won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1903 and eight years later, she was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry. As such, it is not a surprise that she is regarded as not only one of the greatest scientists to have ever existed but also a symbol of female involvement in science, at a time when it was something that was not as common. Marie Curie was also the first woman to have the honour of being a professor at the famous University of Paris. During her life, she spoke on a variety of subjects and her thoughts widely influenced the women all over the world. Here is a collection of memorable quotes and sayings by Marie Curie on a range of subjects, such as feminism, life, family, woman, nature, progress and other things. 

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.

- Marie Curie

Be less curious about people and more curious about ideas.

- Marie Curie

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.

- Marie Curie

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.

- Marie Curie

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

- Marie Curie

Scientist believe in things, not in person

- Marie Curie

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

- Marie Curie

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

- Marie Curie

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

- Marie Curie

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

- Marie Curie

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 place before natural phenomenon, which impress him like a fairy tale.

- Marie Curie

You must never be fearful of what you are doing when it is right.

- Marie Curie

So perished the hope founded on the wonderful being who thus ceased to be. In the study room to which he was never to return, the water buttercups he had brought from the country were still fresh.

- Marie Curie

The older one gets, the more one feels that the present moment must be enjoyed, comparable to a state of grace.

- Marie Curie