-Be less curious about people and more curious about ideas.
-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.
-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.
-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.