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Marie Curie



    I have frequently been questioned, especially by women, of how I could reconcile family life with a scientific career. Well, it has not been easy.

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    Nothing in life is to be feared. It is only to be understood.

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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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    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.

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    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.

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    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

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

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

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

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