Marie Curie (1867-1934) Polish-born French chemist, physicist

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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. - Marie Curie

All my life through, the new sights of Nature made me rejoice like a child. - Marie Curie

In science, we must be interested in things, not in persons. - Marie Curie

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 consecrated to research. - Marie Curie

I was taught that the way of progress was neither swift nor easy. - 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

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

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

The various reasons we have just enumerated lead us to believe that the new radioactive substance contains a new element to which we propose to give the name of RADIUM. - Marie Curie