Quotable- Lise Meitner and Grace Hopper on life, excitement and difficulty

Good Morning and Happy Monday!

Today's quotables are about life and excitement by Austrian-Swedish physicist Lise Meitner and American Computer Scientist Grace Hopper-

Lise Meitner (left) and Grace Hopper (larger image).
[This composite picture by V. Neblik incorporates public domain and original components].

“Life need not be easy, provided only that it is not empty.”-Lise Meitner

 “A ship in port is safe, but that's not what ships are built for.”
-Grace Hopper 1987 Address at Trinity College, Washington
(as Reported in "Time" magazine on 22nd June that year).

I don't have a great deal to add to these so I will be back on Friday with pictures.


  1. Love that Grace Hopper quote, mostly because it makes me feel like we are all destined to be pirates :)

  2. What a striking picture of 2 famous women scientists. Go girls!


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