Quotes by Alfred Nobel

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


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


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.


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


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.