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.
Be less curious about people and more curious about ideas.
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.
Radium is not to enrich any one. It is an element; it is for all people.
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.