Einstein's Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 100 Einstein's Quotes

#1. When a man sits with a pretty girl for an hour, it seems like a minute. But let him sit on a hot stove for a minute - it's longer than an hour. That's relativity! Albert Einstein - Author: Marcus Chown
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#2. Einstein was attending a music salon in Germany before the second world war, with the violinist S. Suzuki. Two Japanese women played a German piece of music and a woman in the audience exclaimed: "How wonderful! It sounds so German!" Einstein responded: "Madam, people are all the same." - Author: Albert Einstein
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#3. No one must think that Newton's great creation can be overthrown in any real sense by this [Theory of Relativity] or by any other theory. His clear and wide ideas will for ever retain their significance as the foundation on which our modern conceptions of physics have been built. - Author: Albert Einstein
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#4. As Einstein once wrote (more ringingly in German than in this English translation by one of us [DG]) to honor Isaac Newton: Look unto the stars to teach us How the master's thoughts can reach us Each one follows Newton's math Silently along its path. - Author: Neil DeGrasse Tyson
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#5. You must be aware that most men (and also not only a few women) are by nature not monogamous. This nature makes itself even more forceful when tradition and circumstance stand in an individual's way. - Author: Albert Einstein
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#6. On the other side, Church spokesmen could scarcely become enthusiastic about Planck's deism, which omitted all reference to established religions and had no more doctrinal content than Einstein's Judaism. - Author: J.L. Heilbron
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#7. Schopenhauer's saying, that "a man can do as he will, but not will as he will," has been an inspiration to me since my - Author: Albert Einstein
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#8. One should respect an honest person even if he expresses opinions differing from one's own. - Author: Albert Einstein
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#9. It's exciting to hear them talking about poetry and science and philosophy - about Shakespeare and Milton; Newton and Einstein and Freud; about Plato and Hegel and Kant, and all the other names that echo like great church bells in my mind. - Author: Daniel Keyes
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#10. Einstein's Monsters, by the way, refers to nuclear weapons, but also to ourselves. We are Einstein's monsters, not fully human, not for now. - Author: Martin Amis
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#11. In Einstein's general relativity the structure of space can change but not its topology. Topology is the property of something that doesn't change when you bend it or stretch it as long as you don't break anything. - Author: Edward Witten
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#12. It is my belief that the problem of bringing peace to the world on a supranational basis will be solved only by employing Gandhi's method on a larger scale. - Author: Albert Einstein
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#13. The field is the sole governing agency of the particle - Author: Albert Einstein
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#14. Of what is significant in one's own existence one is hardly aware, and it certainly should not bother the other fellow. What does a fish know about the water in which he swims all his life? - Author: Albert Einstein
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#15. It's not that I'm so smart, - Author: Albert Einstein
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#16. Even now, when I imagine Einstein's dendrites and neurons firing as his brain lit upon relativity, I picture Baghdad, with its minarets and modern-antennaed buildings sparkling beneath thousands of phantasmagorical tracers, under Allied attack on a very dark night. - Author: Michael Paterniti
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#17. We are all made of flesh, of matter. And at the end, this matter is dissolved in light, and transformed into energy. It's the Einstein formula. Energy is nothing but matter that is moving at the speed of light, squared - Author: Vittorio Storaro
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#18. When I was doing Professor Albert Einstein's bust he had many a jibe at the Nazi professors, one hundred of whom had condemned his theory of relativity in a book. 'Were I wrong,' he said, 'one professor would have been enough. - Author: Jacob Epstein
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#19. For every one billion particles of antimatter there were one billion and one particles of matter. And when the mutual annihilation was complete, one billionth remained - and that's our present universe. - Author: Albert Einstein
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#20. In the United States everyone feels assured of his worth as an individual. No one humbles himself before another person or class. Even the great difference in wealth, the superior power of a few, cannot undermine this healthy self-confidence and natural respect for the dignity of one's fellow-man. - Author: Albert Einstein
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#21. One should not pursue goals that are easily achieved. One must develop an instinct for what one can just barely achieve through one's greatest efforts. - Author: Albert Einstein
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#22. I had a difficult time getting my arms around Einstein's work, even when I was a physics major at one of the top universities in India. - Author: Srikumar Rao
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#23. Time travel used to be thought of as just science fiction, but Einstein's general theory of relativity allows for the possibility that we could warp space-time so much that you could go off in a rocket and return before you set out. - Author: Stephen Hawking
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#24. Humankind's desire for peace can be realized only by the creation of a world government. - Author: Albert Einstein
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#25. The melded nature of space and time is intimately woven with properties of light speed. The inviolable nature of the speed of light is actually, in Einstein's hands, talking about the inviolable nature of cause and effect. - Author: Brian Greene
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#26. If this conviction had not been a strongly emotional one and if those searching for knowledge had not been inspired by Spinoza's Amor Dei Intellectualis, they would hardly have been capable of that untiring devotion which alone enables man to attain his greatest achievements. - Author: Albert Einstein
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#27. But the beauty of Einstein's equations, for example, is just as real to anyone who's experienced it as the beauty of music. We've learned in the 20th century that the equations that work have inner harmony. - Author: Edward Witten
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#28. Albert Einstein's equation, E=MC2, is considered to be a theory. Despite being one, we have been able to use it to produce the energy we need to power our cities, as well as the bombs to destroy the same. - Author: Stephen Richards
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#29. I went to my son's graduation this weekend, and I heard a great quote I've never heard before from Albert Einstein. It was that the greatest danger to the world is not the bad people but it's the good people who don't speak out. - Author: Hamilton Jordan
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#30. A ship is safe at shore but it's not built for that. - Author: Albert Einstein
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#31. I'm in the back of a limousine with Charlie Chaplin and it's 1928. Charlie is beautiful; his body language seems to skip, and reel and rhyme, heartbreaking and witty at the same time. It seems to promise a better world. - Author: Geoff Ryman
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#32. In 1921, a New York rabbi asked Einstein if he believed in God. "I believe in Spinoza's God," he answered, "who reveals himself in the orderly harmony of what exists, not in a God who concerns himself with the fates and actions of human beings. - Author: Jim Holt
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#33. It stands to the everlasting credit of science that by acting on the human mind it has overcome man's insecurity before himself and before nature. - Author: Albert Einstein
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#34. Just read the farm relief bill. It's just a political version of Einstein's last theory. If a farmer could understand it, he certainly would know more than to farm. He would be a professor at Harvard. - Author: Will Rogers
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#35. I am proof that Einstein's "e equals m c squared" is wrong. My mass has increased, but my energy has dropped. - Author: Dennis Miller
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#36. Through the release of atomic energy, our generation has brought into the world the most revolutionary force since prehistoric man's discovery of fire. This basic force of the universe cannot be fitted into the outmoded concept of narrow nationalisms. - Author: Albert Einstein
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#37. Therein lies the key, I think, to Einstein's brilliance and the lessons of his life. As a young student he never did well with rote learning. And later, as a theorist, his success came not from the brute strength of his mental processing power but from his imagination and creativity. - Author: Walter Isaacson
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#38. Einstein's results again turned the tables and now very few philosophers or scientists still think that scientific knowledge is, or can be, proven knowledge. - Author: Imre Lakatos
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#39. In the beginning (if there was such a thing), God created Newton's laws of motion together with the necessary masses and forces. This is all; everything beyond this follows from the development of appropriate mathematical methods by means of deduction. - Author: Albert Einstein
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#40. Einstein's 1905 paper came out and suddenly changed people's thinking about space-time. We're again in the middle of something like that. When the dust settles, time - whatever it may be - could turn out to be even stranger and more illusory than even Einstein could imagine. - Author: Carlo Rovelli
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#41. Was Einstein's theory good? Relatively. - Author: Bo Burnham
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#42. With all my heart I believe that the world's present system of sovereign nations can only lead to barbarism, war and inhumanity, and that only world law can assure progress towards a civilized peaceful community. - Author: Albert Einstein
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#43. Man's will, sustained by an indominable conviction, is much more powerful than material forces that seem insurmountable. - Author: Albert Einstein
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#44. Mozart's music is so pure and beautiful that I see it as a reflection of the inner beauty of the universe. - Author: Albert Einstein
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#45. In Einstein's equation, time is a river. It speeds up, meanders, and slows down. The new wrinkle is that it can have whirlpools and fork into two rivers. So, if the river of time can be bent into a pretzel, create whirlpools and fork into two rivers, then time travel cannot be ruled out. - Author: Michio Kaku
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#46. Plantie is a very strong Protestant, that is to say, he's against all churches, especially the Protestant: and he thinks a lot of Buddha, Karma and Confucius. He is also a bit of an anarchist and three or four years ago he took up Einstein and vitamins. - Author: Joyce Cary
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#47. Freud is finished, Einstein's next. - Author: Don DeLillo
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#48. More and more I come to value charity and love of one's fellow being above everything else ... All our lauded technological progress-our very civilization-is like the axe in the hand of the pathological criminal. - Author: Albert Einstein
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#49. Einstein's was a beautiful mix of confidence and awe. - Author: Walter Isaacson
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#50. All modern work on unification may be said to represent a program of geometrization that resembles Einstein's earlier attempts, although the manifold subject to geometrization is larger than he anticipated and the quantum framework of the program would not have been to his liking. - Author: Abraham Pais
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#51. Truly novel inventions emerge only in one's youth. Later one becomes ever more experienced, famous-and foolish. - Author: Albert Einstein
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#52. All these primary impulses, not easily described in words, are the springs of man's actions. - Author: Albert Einstein
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#53. If one could see an infinite distance, they would observe the back of their head. That is Einstein's theory in a nut-shell. - Author: R. Alan Woods
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#54. To the Master's honor all must turn, each in its track, without a sound, forever tracing Newton's ground. - Author: Albert Einstein
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#55. Joy in looking and comprehending is nature's most beautiful gift. - Author: Albert Einstein
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#56. Everything what's inspiring has been created by one who could work in freedom - Author: Albert Einstein
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#57. The star S0-2 orbits around Sgr A* every 16 years and will go through its closest approach in 2018. That's an opportunity to test Einstein's General Relativity theory through very precise measurements of this star's short period orbit. - Author: Andrea M. Ghez
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#58. James Clerk Maxwell's [work is the] most profound and the most fruitful ... - Author: Albert Einstein
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#59. It's clearly possible for a something to acquire higher intelligence than its ancestors: we evolved to be smarter than our ape-like ancestors, and Einstein was smarter than his parents. - Author: Stephen Hawking
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#60. At the end of the day, teachers aren't going to mess about trying to make me into an Einstein, 'cause it was never gonna happen. We can't all be brainy, can we? That's just the way the world is. - Author: Karl Pilkington
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#61. Here's a Challenge: Study a complicated topic in such detail that anyone interested can nod their head and understand as you explain specific concepts within the topic. - Author: Albert Einstein
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#62. I believe that Gandhi's views were the most enlightened of all the political men in our time. We should strive to do things in his spirit: not to use violence in fighting for our cause, but by non-participation in anything you believe is evil. - Author: Albert Einstein
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#63. There will come a point in everyone's life , however, where only intuition can make the leap ahead, without ever knowing precisely how. One can never know why but one must accept intuition as a fact. - Author: Albert Einstein
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#64. Essentially, all expressions of human nature ever produced, from a caveman's paintings to Mozart's symphonies and Einstein's view of the universe, emerge from the same source: the relentless dynamic toil of large populations of interconnected neurons. - Author: Miguel Nicolelis
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#65. Spinoza had argued that God, synonymous with nature, was immutable and eternal, leaving no room for chance. Agreeing with Spinoza, Einstein sought the invariant rules governing nature's mechanisms. He was absolutely determined to prove that the world was absolutely determined. - Author: Paul Halpern
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#66. Einstein comes along and says, space and time can warp and curve, that's what gravity is. Now string theory comes along and says, yes, gravity, quantum mechanics, electromagnetism - all together in one package, but only if the universe has more dimensions than the ones that we see. - Author: Brian Greene
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#67. If you can't explain what you are doing to a nine-year-old, then either you still don't understand it very well, or it's not all that worthwile in the first place. - Author: Albert Einstein
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#68. I think it's misleading to use a word like 'God' in the way Einstein did. I'm sorry that Einstein did. I think he was asking for trouble, and he certainly was misunderstood. - Author: Richard Dawkins
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#69. Einstein's theory of gravitation replaced Newton's, but apples did not suspend themselves in mid-air, pending the outcome. And humans evolved from apelike ancestors whether they did so by Darwin's proposed mechanism or by some other yet to be discovered. - Author: Stephen Jay Gould
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#70. So what I'm saying is why don't we think about changing Schrodinger's equation at some level when masses become too big at the level that you might have to worry about Einstein's general relativity. - Author: Roger Penrose
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#71. I don't care what Einstein said about God not playing dice; If he exists, he's addicted to craps. - Author: Henry Mosquera
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#72. The time comes in life when we have read enough. It's time to stop reading. It's time to lay down the books and write. - Author: Albert Einstein
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#73. And with all of the enemy's citizens living at the bottom of huge gravity wells, we don't even have to aim particularly well. Einstein was right. We will be fighting the next war with rocks. But the Belt has rocks that will turn the surface of Mars into a molten sea. - Author: James S.A. Corey
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#74. Albert Einstein once said, Sit with a beautiful woman for an hour and it seems like a minute, sit on a hot stove for a minute and it seems like an hour - that's relativity. - Author: Richard Wiseman
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#75. Time is relative, Einstein tells us. It's an artificial construct that we have created to remind us that we are finite, mortal. The universe doesn't wear a wristwatch. And thankfully, I decided to stop wearing one the day I found out I had terminal cancer." --My Own Personal Singularity - Author: Glen Robinson
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#76. Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life's coming attractions. - Author: Albert Einstein
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#77. The dog is very smart. He feels sorry for me because I receive so much mail; that's why he tries to bite the mailman. - Author: Albert Einstein
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#78. The physicist's greatest tool is his wastebasket. - Author: Albert Einstein
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#79. The objective and merit of Einstein's theory is to identify those physical magnitudes which are absolute, i.e. common for all Inertial Frames, distinguishing them from those which are a mere perspective, only shared by those observers in repose within a given Inertial Frame. - Author: Felix Alba-Juez
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#80. Einstein's theory of General Relativity has a mathematical structure very similar to Yang-Mills theory. - Author: Chen-Ning Yang
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#81. I am fascinated by Spinoza's pantheism, but admire even more his contributions to modern thought because he is the first philosopher to deal with the soul and the body as one, not two separate things - Author: Albert Einstein
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#82. It's not that I'm so smart," said Einstein, who was a consummate introvert. "It's that I stay with problems longer. - Author: Susan Cain
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#83. I like to think that Einstein would look at string theory's journey and smile, enjoying the theory's remarkable geometrical features while feeling kinship with fellow travelers on the long and winding road toward unification. - Author: Brian Greene
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#84. To understand the world one must not be worrying about one's self. - Author: Albert Einstein
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#85. I heard your girl's smart," Pigpen pipes up to ease the building tension. "In fact, I've heard she's fucking Einstein, which brings up the question how the hell she ended up with you. - Author: Katie McGarry
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#86. I was struck by - Einstein's a fascinating figure who didn't have any instruments that he used, he didn't use telescopes, he used his mind to try to understand the universe. - Author: Jonathan Nolan
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#87. Einstein - the greatest Jew since Jesus. I have no doubt that Einstein's name will still be remembered and revered when Lloyd George, Foch and William Hohenzollern share with Charlie Chaplin that ineluctable oblivion which awaits the uncreative mind. - Author: John B. S. Haldane
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#88. Compound interest on debt was the banker's greatest invention, to capture, and enslave, a productive society. - Author: Albert Einstein
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#89. Racism is America's greatest disease, racism is a disease of the white man. - Author: Albert Einstein
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#90. In Einstein's theory of relativity the observer is a man who sets out in quest of truth armed with a measuring-rod. In quantum theory he sets out with a sieve. - Author: Arthur Eddington
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#91. Anybody who really wants to abolish war must resolutely declare himself in favor of his own country's resigning a portion of sovereignty in place of international institutions. - Author: Albert Einstein
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#92. Time, for example, is intimately connected with the goddess Kali, which partly accounts for her destructive nature. Energy - in Einstein's equation, E=MC2 - is personified in India as Shakti in her various guises. - Author: Roger Housden
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#93. A man's actions are determined by necessity, external and internal. - Author: Albert Einstein
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#94. Too bad Einstein's dead. I'm sure he would have appreciated my latest discovery
within the space-time continuum.The closer you are to experiencing a monumental event, the longer time
stretches out. It makes you feel alone - Author: Susane Colasanti
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#95. We can't solve today's problems with the mentality that created them. - Author: Albert Einstein
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#96. To see with one's own eyes, to feel and judge without succumbing to the suggestive power of the fashion of the day, to be able to express what one has seen and felt in a snappy sentence or even in a cunningly wrought word - is that not glorious? Is it not a proper subject for congregation? - Author: Albert Einstein
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#97. There's something to be said for relatives ... it has to be said because it's unprintable! - Author: Albert Einstein
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#98. Everything is energy and that's all there is to it. Match the frequency of the reality you want and you cannot help but get that reality. It can be no other way. This is not philosophy. This is physics. - Author: Darryl Anka
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#99. When the poet Paul Valery once asked Albert Einstein if he kept a notebook to record his ideas, Einstein looked at him with mild but genuine surprise. "Oh, that's not necessary," he replied . "It's so seldom I have one. - Author: Bill Bryson
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#100. And you get that little endorphin buzz, it's great. Why do you think Einstein looked like that? I don't think he was going 'You know this is some dynamite weed! It's all relative you know'. - Author: Robin Williams
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