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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.

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.

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. ---->>>

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

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

Hope is nature's veil for hiding truth's nakedness.

Hope is nature's veil for hiding truth's nakedness.

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. ---->>>

Worry is the stomach's worst poison. ---->>>

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

Good wishes alone will not ensure peace. ---->>>

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

The truthful man is usually a liar. ---->>>

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.

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.

A recluse without books and ink is already in life a dead man. ---->>>

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.

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.

Justice is to be found only in imagination.

Justice is to be found only in imagination.

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

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

Lying is the greatest of all sins. ---->>>

Home is where I work, and I work everywhere. ---->>>

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. ---->>>

Kant's style is so heavy that after his pure reason, the reader longs for unreasonableness. ---->>>

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

Biography

Nationality: Swedish
Born: October 21, 1833
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden, Sweden–Norway
Die: December 10, 1896
Occupation: Scientist
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Alfred Bernhard Nobel (; Swedish: [ˈalfrɛd nʊˈbɛl] listen ; 21 October 1833 – 10 December 1896) was a Swedish chemist, engineer, inventor, businessman, and philanthropist. Known for inventing dynamite, Nobel also owned Bofors, which he had redirected from its previous role as primarily an iron and steel producer to a major manufacturer of cannon and other armaments (wikipedia)