3 Quotes – Marie Curie


Marie_Curie

 

Marie Curie, Polish scientist
(born: Maria Salomea Sklodowska)

born:
November 7, 1867 in Warsaw, Kingdom of Poland, then part of Russian Empire

died:
July 4, 1934 in Passy, Haute-Savoie, France

 

1903 Nobel prize in Physics (with Pierre Curie and Henri Becquerel)

1911 Nobel prize in Chemistry

 

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

 

Which is your favourite quote by Marie Curie?


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18 thoughts on “3 Quotes – Marie Curie

  1. I see someone has already said this, but the first one is so true. What is it about human nature that we can’t stop to celebrate the success instead of worrying about the next undone thing?

    • Three winners – thank you very much, Mel. Having read her biography for the first time when I was 11 – I couldn’t agree more. ๐Ÿ™‚

  2. 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. This one is part of everyday life. Most of the fears we have are as a result of not understanding what is happening. The fear of the unknown can be tracked to almost all aspects of daily life.

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