The intellect has little to do on the road to discovery. There comes a leap in consciousness, call it intuition or what you will, and the solution comes to you and you don't know how or why.
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Too many of us look upon Americans as dollar chasers. This is a cruel libel, even if it is reiterated thoughtlessly by the Americans themselves.
Nothing will benefit human health and increase chances for survival of life on Earth as much as the evolution to a vegetarian diet.
You can never solve a problem on the level on which it was created.
We come now to the question what is a priori certain or necessary, respectively in geometry (doctrine of space) or its foundations Formerly we thought everything nowadays we think nothing. Already the distance-concept is logically arbitrary there need be no things that correspond to it, even approximately.
I never think of the future - it comes soon enough.
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