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Marie Curie

Marie Curie (1867–1934)   Reference library

Francis Crick

Oxford Dictionary of Scientific Quotations

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We believe the substance we have extracted from pitch-blende contains a metal not yet observed, related to bismuth by its ...

Rosalind Elsie Franklin

Rosalind Elsie Franklin (1920–58)   Reference library

Francis Crick

Oxford Dictionary of Scientific Quotations

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You look at science (or at least talk of it) as some sort of demoralising invention of man, something apart ...

Augusta Ada King Lovelace, Countess of

Augusta Ada King Lovelace, Countess of (1815–52)   Reference library

Francis Crick

Oxford Dictionary of Scientific Quotations

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The Analytical Engine weaves algebraical patterns just as the Jacquard loom weaves flowers and leaves. ... Comment on Babbage's engines ... More
Lise Meitner

Lise Meitner (1878–1968)   Reference library

Francis Crick

Oxford Dictionary of Scientific Quotations

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I will have nothing to do with a bomb! ...

On refusing an invitation to join a group of British scientists,

Florence Nightingale

Florence Nightingale (1820–1910)   Reference library

Francis Crick

Oxford Dictionary of Scientific Quotations

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Let people who have to observe sickness and death look back and try to register in their observation the appearances ...

Mary Fairfax Greig Somerville

Mary Fairfax Greig Somerville (1780–1872)   Reference library

Francis Crick

Oxford Dictionary of Scientific Quotations

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Astronomy affords the most extensive example of the connection of the physical sciences. In it are combined the sciences of ...

A. A. Milne

A. A. Milne (1882–1956)   Reference library

Oxford Dictionary of Modern Quotations (3 ed.)

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The more he looked inside the more Piglet wasn't there. ...

The House at Pooh Corner (1928)

more he looked inside

A. Bartlett Giamatti

A. Bartlett Giamatti (1938–89)   Reference library

The Oxford Dictionary of American Quotations (2 ed.)

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Baseball: It breaks your heart. It is designed to break your heart.

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The Green Fields of the Mind,

A. Bronson Alcott

A. Bronson Alcott (1799–1888)   Reference library

The Oxford Dictionary of American Quotations (2 ed.)

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Civilization degrades the many to exalt the few. ...

Table Talk, 1877

Many can argue, not many converse.

Concord Days

A. C. Benson

A. C. Benson (1862–1925)   Reference library

Oxford Dictionary of Modern Quotations (3 ed.)

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Land of Hope and Glory, Mother of the Free,How shall we extol thee who are born of thee?Wider ...

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