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52 Inspirational Quotes by Women in STEM: A Journal for Reflection

“When we are chafed and fretted by small cares, a look at the stars will show us the littleness of our own interests.”

– Maria Mitchell, Astronomer

Let these 52 inspirational quotations from famous women in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) guide your thoughts and dreams in this lined journal – one quote for each week of the year.

52 Inspirational Quotes by Women in STEM:  A Journal for Reflection by Holly B. Martin

These “growth mindset” quotes will stimulate and inspire current and future scientists, mathematicians, and engineers of all ages, from elementary through graduate school – and beyond.


Includes quotes by famous women in STEM, including:

  • Marie Curie (1867-1934) Physicist & Chemist
  • Marie Maynard Daly (1921-2003) Biochemist
  • Maria Mitchell (1818-1889) Astronomer
  • Ellen Swallow Richards (1842-1911) Environmental Scientist
  • Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin (1900-1979) Astronomer
  • Sofia Kovalevskaya (1850-1891) Mathematician
  • Annie Jump Cannon (1863-1941) Astronomer
  • Ada Lovelace (1815-1852) Mathematician
  • Emilie du Chatelet (1706-1749)  Mathematician
  • Sophie Germain (1776-1831) Mathematician
  • Lise Meitner (1878-1968) Physicist

“I hope that I am winning a way which others will keep open.”

– Ellen Swallow Richards, Environmental Scientist

This inspirational journal makes a great gift for:

  • Students
  • Graduates
  • Teachers
  • Counselors
  • Professors
  • Homeschoolers
  • Parents
  • Volunteers
  • Scout Leaders
  • Grandparents
  • Employers
  • Employees
  • Yourself

“First principle: never to let one’s self be beaten down by persons or by events.” 

– Marie Curie, Physicist & Chemist

“If you can’t give me poetry, can’t you give me poetical science?” 

– Ada Lovelace, Mathematician

You may also enjoy reading:

STEM Quotes Coloring Pages for Women’s History Month

African Americans in STEM Inspiring Quotations Coloring Pages

Women in Robotics: Challenges and Progress

52 Inspirational Quotes by Women in Computer Science & IT: A Journal for Reflection


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