C. V. Raman Quotes

Who is C. V. Raman?

Sir Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman or C. V. Raman was the first Indian Physicist to win the Nobel Prize in Physics for discovering the Raman Effect.

Born November 07, 1888
Died November 21, 1970

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Best 13 Quotes by C. V. Raman

“Ask the right questions, and nature will open the doors to her secrets.”

C. V. Raman

“I am the master of my failure. If I never fail how will I ever learn?”

C. V. Raman

“If someone judges you, they are wasting space in their mind. Best part, it’s their problem.”

C. V. Raman

“It is not often that the idealism of student days finds an adequate opportunity for expression in the later life of manhood.”

C. V. Raman

“It was poverty and the poor laboratories that gave me the determination to do the very best I could.”

C. V. Raman

“Success can come to you by courageous devotion to the task lying in front of you.”

C. V. Raman

“The essence of science is independent thinking, hard work, and not equipment. When I got my Nobel Prize, I had spent hardly 200 rupees on my equipment.”

C. V. Raman

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“The essence of the scientific spirit is to realize what a wonderful world it is that we live in.”

C. V. Raman

“The real growth of a country was in the hearts, minds, bodies, and souls of young men and women of the country.”

C. V. Raman

“The true wealth of a nation consists not in the stored-up gold but in the intellectual and physical strength of its people.”

C. V. Raman

“Treat me right and you will see the light. Treat me wrong and you will be gone!”

C. V. Raman

“We need a spirit of victory, a spirit that will carry us to our rightful place under the sun, a spirit which will recognize that we, as inheritors of a proud civilisation, are entitled to a rightful place on this planet.”

C. V. Raman

“You can’t always choose who comes into your life but you can learn what lesson they teach you.”

C. V. Raman

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