23 influential Alfred Nobel Quotes

Alfred Bernhard Nobel was a Swedish chemist, engineer, inventor, businessman, and philanthropist. He is best known for having bequeathed his fortune to establish the Nobel Prize, though he also made several important contributions to science, holding 355 patents in his lifetime. Nobel’s most famous invention was dynamite, a safer and easier means of harnessing the explosive power of nitroglycerin; it was patented in 1867 and was soon used worldwide for mining and infrastructure development. Here are some Alfred Nobel quotes.

We all know Nobel Prize was based on Alfred Nobel on his discovery, but here we have included some inspirational quotes by alfred nobel which shows some insight about his way of life.

“Contentment is the only real wealth”

“I intend to leave after my death a large fund for the promotion of the peace idea, but I am skeptical as to its results.”

“If I have a thousand ideas and only one turns out to be good, I am satisfied.”

“A recluse without books and ink is already in life a dead man.”

“A heart can no more be forced to love than a stomach can be forced to digest food by persuasion.”

“Lying is the greatest of all sins.”

Alfred Nobel Quotes

“Kant’s style is so heavy that after his pure reason, the reader longs for unreasonableness.”

“The truthful man is usually a liar.”

“Justice is to be found only in the imagination.”

“I am a misanthrope yet utterly benevolent.”

“Nature is man’s teacher. She unfolds her treasures to his search, unseals his eye, illumes his mind, and purifies his heart; an influence breathes from all the sights and sounds of her existence.”

“Good wishes alone will not ensure peace.”

quotes of alfred nobel

“For my part, I wish all guns with their belongings and everything could be sent to hell, which is the proper place for their exhibition and use.”

“The savants will write excellent volumes. There will be laureates. But wars will continue just the same until the forces of the circumstances render them impossible.”

“Second to agriculture, humbug is the biggest industry of our age.”

“One can state, without exaggeration, that the observation of and the search for similarities and differences are the basis of all human knowledge.”

“It is not sufficient to be worthy of respect in order to be respected.”

quotes by alfred nobel

“I would not leave anything to a man of action as he would be tempted to give up work; on the other hand, I would like to help dreamers as they find it difficult to get on in life.”

“For me writing biographies is impossible, unless they are brief and concise, and these are, I feel, the most eloquent.”

“Home is where I work, and I work everywhere.”

“Hope is nature’s veil for hiding truth’s nakedness.”

“Worry is the stomach’s worst poison.”

alfred nobel quotes

“Lawyers have to make a living, and can only do so by inducing people to believe that a straight line is crooked.”

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