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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.
    — Alfred Nobel
    tags: wishes 
     
    On the day when two army corps may mutually annihilate each other in a second, probably all civilized nations will recoil with horror and disband their troops.
    — Alfred Nobel
    tags: horror 
     
    Justice is to be found only in imagination.
    — Alfred Nobel
    I am a misanthrope and yet utterly benevolent, have more than one screw loose yet am a super-idealist who digests philosophy more efficiently than food.
    — Alfred Nobel
    tags: food  philosophy 
     
    For me writing biographies is impossible, unless they are brief and concise, and these are, I feel, the most eloquent.
    — Alfred Nobel
    Worry is the stomach's worst poison.
    — Alfred Nobel
    tags: worries 
     
    The first time I saw nitroglycerine was in the beginning of the Crimean War. Professor Zinin in St. Petersburg exhibited some to my father and me, and struck some on an anvil to show that only the part touched by the hammer exploded without spreading.
    — Alfred Nobel
    tags: time  war  father 
     
    Lawyers have to make a living, and can only do so by inducing people to believe that a straight line is crooked.
    — Alfred Nobel
    tags: people  living  believe 
     
    Alfred Nobel - pitiable half-creature, should have been stifled by humane doctor when he made his entry yelling into life. Greatest merits: Keeps his nails clean and is never a burden to anyone. Greatest fault: Lacks family, cheerful spirits, and strong stomach. Greatest and only petition: Not to be buried alive. Greatest sin: Does not worship Mammon. Important events in his life: None.
    — Alfred Nobel
    tags: strong  worship  spirit  doctor 
     
    Kant's style is so heavy that after his pure reason, the reader longs for unreasonableness.
    — Alfred Nobel
    The only true solution would be a convention under which all the governments would bind themselves to defend collectively any country that was attacked.
    — Alfred Nobel
    tags: true  government 
     
    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.
    — Alfred Nobel
    tags: hell  wishes 
     
    A heart can no more be forced to love than a stomach can be forced to digest food by persuasion.
    — Alfred Nobel
    tags: heart  food 
     
    Hope is nature's veil for hiding truth's nakedness.
    — Alfred Nobel
    tags: truth  nature  hope 
     
    Second to agriculture, humbug is the biggest industry of our age.
    — Alfred Nobel
    tags: age 
     
    A recluse without books and ink is already in life a dead man.
    — Alfred Nobel
    tags: men  book 
     
    Justice is to be found only in the imagination.
    — Alfred Nobel
    Home is where I work, and I work everywhere.
    — Alfred Nobel
    tags: work 
     
    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.
    — Alfred Nobel
    tags: death  peace  ideas 
     
    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.
    — Alfred Nobel
    Good wishes alone will not ensure peace.
    — Alfred Nobel
    tags: peace  alone  wishes 
     
    If I have a thousand ideas and only one turns out to be good, I am satisfied.
    — Alfred Nobel
    tags: ideas 
     
    Lying is the greatest of all sins.
    — Alfred Nobel
    tags: lying  sin 
     
    It is my express wish that in awarding the [Nobel 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.
    — Alfred Nobel
    tags: wishes 
     
    My dynamite will sooner lead to peace than a thousand world conventions. As soon as men will find that in one instant, whole armies can be utterly destroyed, they surely will abide by golden peace.
    — Alfred Nobel
    tags: men  peace  world 
     
    Contentment is the only real wealth
    — Alfred Nobel
    tags: contentment  real  wealth 
     
    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.
    — Alfred Nobel
    tags: depression  write 
     
    I am not aware that I have deserved any notoriey, and I have no taste for its buzz.
    — Alfred Nobel
    Perhaps my dynamite plants will put an end to war sooner than your [pacifist] congresses. On the day two army corps can annihilate each other in one second all civilized nations will recoil from war in horror.
    — Alfred Nobel
    tags: horror  war  congress 
     
    I am a misanthrope yet utterly benevolent.
    — 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.
    — Alfred Nobel
    tags: men  action  help 
     
    One can state, without exaggeration, that the observation of and the search for similarities and differences are the basis of all human knowledge.
    — Alfred Nobel
    tags: human 
     
    It is not sufficient to be worthy of respect in order to be respected.
    — Alfred Nobel
    tags: respect 
     
    The truthful man is usually a liar.
    — Alfred Nobel
    tags: men  liar 
     
    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.
    — Alfred Nobel
    tags: impossible  war  write 
     
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    alfred nobel
    Birth    : October 21, 1833
    Death  : December 10, 1896
    Occupation  : Chemist