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Marie Curie
(1867-1934) born on
Nov 07
Polish-French chemist. She was renown for her work on radioactivity and discovering polonium and radium; two time winner of the Nobel Prize.
         
   
F
I was taught that the way of progress is neither swift nor easy.

R
[H]umanity 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.
A
I am one of those who think like Nobel, that humanity will draw more good than evil from new discoveries.
N
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.
K
To be nobody-but-yourself -- in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else -- means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight; and never stop fighting.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Words of Women Quotations for Success," by Power Dynamics Publishing, 1997.
R: "Madame Curie," by Eve Curie, pp 352-253. 1946.
A: In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997.
N: Referring to a wedding dress. Letter to a friend
K: From a collection of quotations found on the Internet.
   


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