36 Total Quotes

Marie Curie Quotes

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.
Marie Curie
#Beauty

I am one of those who think like Nobel, that humanity will draw more good than evil from new discoveries.
Marie Curie
#Polish Scientist #Discovery

Without doubt, these dreamers do not deserve wealth, because they do not desire it. Even so, a well-organized society should assure to such workers the efficient means of accomplishing their task, in a life freed from material care and freely consecr
Marie Curie
#Desire

One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.
Marie Curie
#Polish Scientist

There are sadistic scientists who hurry to hunt down errors instead of establishing the truth.
Marie Curie
#Polish Scientist

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.
Marie Curie
#Confidence

Nothing in life is to be feared. It is only to be understood.
Marie Curie
#Fear #Polish Scientist #Pearls of Wisdom #Life #Understanding #Positive

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
#Life #Polish Scientist

I never see what has been done; I only see what remains to be done.
Marie Curie
#Indian Leader

You cannot hope to build a better world without improving the individuals. To that end, each of us must work for our own improvement and, at the same time, share a general responsibility for all humanity, our particular duty being to aid those to who
Marie Curie
#Hope

All my life through, the new sights of Nature made me rejoice like a child.
Marie Curie
#Life #Polish Scientist

Be less curious about people and more curious about ideas.
Marie Curie
#Curiosity #Polish Scientist

Scientific work must not be considered from the point of view of the direct usefulness of it. It must be done for itself, for the beauty of science, and then there is always the chance that a scientific discovery may become like the radium, a benefit
Marie Curie
#Science

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.
Marie Curie
#Polish Scientist

When one studies strongly radioactive substances special precautions must be taken. Dust, the air of the room, and one's clothes, all become radioactive.
Marie Curie
#Clothes

After all, science is essentially international, and it is only through lack of the historical sense that national qualities have been attributed to it.
Marie Curie
#Polish Scientist #Science

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.
Marie Curie
#Humanity

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
#Polish Scientist #Scientists

I was taught that the way of progress was neither swift nor easy.
Marie Curie
#Progress