Maria Mitchell Quotes

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Born: 1818-08-01, Nantucket, MA, USA
Birth Country: USA
Died: Lynn, MA, USA, 1889-06-28
Occupation: Astronomer

Every formula which expresses a law of nature is a hymn of praise to God.
- Maria Mitchell

I am just learning to notice the different colors of the stars, and already begin to have a new enjoyment.
- Maria Mitchell

I was a little doubtful about the propriety of going to the Mammoth Cave without a gentleman escort, but if two ladies travel alone they must have the courage of men.
- Maria Mitchell

I would as soon put a girl alone into a closet to meditate as give her only the society of her needle.
- Maria Mitchell

It is sad to see a woman sacrificing the ties of the affections even to do good.
- Maria Mitchell

That knowledge which is popular is not scientific.
- Maria Mitchell

The world of learning is so broad, and the human soul is so limited in power!
- Maria Mitchell

There is no cosmetic for beauty like happiness.
- Maria Mitchell

We especially need imagination in science.
- Maria Mitchell

We have a hunger of the mind which asks for knowledge of all around us, and the more we gain, the more is our desire the more we see, the more we are capable of seeing.
- Maria Mitchell

We travel to learn and I have never been in any country where they did not do something better than we do it, think some thoughts better than we think, catch some inspiration from heights above our own.
- Maria Mitchell

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