The only way to escape the personal corruption of praise is to go on working.
More Quotes from Albert Einstein:A human being is a part of the whole, called by us 'Universe,' a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feelings as something separated from the rest, a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires and to affection for a few persons nearest to us. Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature in its beauty. Nobody is able to achieve this completely, but the striving for such achievement is in itself a part of the liberation and a foundation for inner security.
Science is a wonderful thing if one does not have to earn one's living at it.
It is not the fruits of scientific research that elevate man and enrich his nature. but the urge to understand, the intellectual work, creative or receptive.
The distinctions separating the social classes are false in the last analysis they rest on force.
Common sense invents and constructs no less in its own field than science does in its domain. It is, however, in the [naive] nature of common sense not to be aware of this situation.
Emc2. Energy equals mass times the speed of light squared. The original statement is If a body gives off the energy L in the form of radiation, its mass diminishes by Lc2. Ist die Tragheit eines Korpers von Seinem Energieghalt Abhangig 1905
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Well I travelled quite a lot in the east, and one of the things that impressed me greatly was the buddhist notion of the continuity of things, the wheel of life which is what we're talking about, the ever turning wheel.
Tell the truth so as to puzzle and confound your adversaries.
It is almost impossible to imagine that any one could be so insensible to the high morality of Mr. Mill's character as to suggest to him any course of conduct that was not entirely upright and consistent.