Alfred Nobel

Alfred Nobel

Swedish chemist, engineer, inventor, businessman, and philanthropist

Lived from: 1833-1896

Category: Economists and businessmen | Science

Quotes: Alfred Nobel

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    A heart can no more be forced to love than a stomach can be forced to digest food by persuasion.
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    A recluse without books and ink is already in life a dead man.
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    Good wishes alone will not ensure peace.
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    Home is where I work, and I work everywhere.
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    Hope is nature's veil for hiding truth's nakedness.
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    I have not the slightest pretension to call my verses poetry; I write now and then for no other purpose than to relieve depression or to improve my English.
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    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.
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    If I have a thousand ideas and only one turns out to be good, I am satisfied.
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    It is my express wish that in awarding the prizes no consideration be given to the nationality of the candidates, but that the most worthy shall receive the prize, whether he be Scandinavian or not.
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    Lying is the greatest of all sins.






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    Second to agriculture, humbug is the biggest industry of our age.
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    The truthful man is usually a liar.
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    Worry is the stomach's worst poison.
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