Top 10 Marie Curie Quotes

Marie Curie’s quotes are a source of wisdom and inspiration for students of all ages.  In honor of her life and her work, here are our top 10 Marie Curie quotes.

Marie Curie was a remarkable scientist who changed the world with her significant scientific contributions to the field of radioactivity and radiation.

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Marie Curie Quotes
Marie Curie Life Quotes

" 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 Quotes

"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 Scientist

" Scientist believe in things,not in person"

Quotes by Marie Curie

"First Principle: never to let one's self be beaten down by persons or events"

Quote by Marie Curie

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

Way Of Progress Quote by Marie Curie

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

Marie Curie Quote

"We must believe that we are gifted for something and that this thing MUST be attained."

Humanity Quotes by Marie Curie

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

Nobel Prize 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 Quote

"I am among those who think that science has great beauty."

Who was Marie Curie

Marie Curie was a remarkable scientist who is best known for her work in the field of radioactivity and radiation.


She was born in Poland in 1867 and was the first woman to receive a Nobel Prize, as well as the first person to receive two Nobel Prizes in different fields.


Curie’s contributions to science are numerous, and her work has had a lasting impact on the world. She discovered two new elements, polonium and radium, and developed techniques for isolating radioactive isotopes. Her research paved the way for numerous medical and scientific advancements, including cancer treatment and nuclear energy.


Despite facing many obstacles as a woman in a male-dominated field, Curie was dedicated to her research and passionate about advancing scientific knowledge. She was also a devoted educator and believed strongly in the importance of sharing knowledge with others.


Her life and legacy serve as an inspiration to young and old everywhere, particularly to young girls interested in science and technology.


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