The Chalkboard Quotations

Let us choose for ourselves our path in life, and let us try to strew that path with flowers. – Émilie du Châtelet

The farther the experiment is from theory, the closer it is to the Nobel Prize. – Irene Curié

I am among those who think that science has great beauty. – Marie Curié

Nothing in life is to be feared it is only to be understood.  – Marie Curié

Tension is a prerequisite for creative living – Agnes Meyer Driscoll

Don’t listen to people who always tell you it is hard, and walk away from it. – Annie Easley

Algebra is but written geometry and geometry is but figured algebra. – Sophie Germain

Don’t ask whether you can do something, but how to do it.  – Dr. Adele Goldberg

Woman is a wife, mother, educator, economic and social development officer.  – Joséphine Guidy Wandja

I’ve always been more interested in the future than in the past.  – Grace Hopper

Reserve your right to think, for even to think wrongly is better than not to think at all. – Hypatia

Life is an unfoldment, and the further we travel the more truth we can comprehend.  – Hypatia

Every time we have a chance to get ahead they move the finish line. Every time.   – Mary Jackson

Girls are capable of doing everything men are capable of doing.   – Katherine Johnson

Religion to me is science and science is religion.  – Ada Lovelace

We are not machines. Girls have minds, desires, hopes, and ambition.  – Lizzie” Magie

You have to spend some energy & effort to see the beauty of math.  – Maryam Mirzakhani

Ignite the mind’s spark to rise the sun in you.   – Florence Nightingale

Never give nor take an excuse.   – Florence Nightingale

I love mathematics not only because it is applicable to technology but also because it is beautiful.  – Rózsa Péter

There were times that I had to put down my pen and sigh. But I love the subject, I do not give up.   – Wang Zhenyi

It’s made to believe women are the same as men; are you not convinced daughters can also be heroic?   – Wang Zhenyi