Happy Birthday, Al

It’s Pi day! And Albert Einstein’s birthday.


All of us who are concerned for peace and triumph of reason and justice must be keenly aware how small an influence reason and honest good will exert upon events in the political field.

As far as I’m concerned, I prefer silent vice to ostentatious virtue.

Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds. The mediocre mind is incapable of understanding the man who refuses to bow blindly to conventional prejudices and chooses instead to express his opinions courageously and honestly.

If a cluttered desk is a sign of a cluttered mind, then what are we to think of an empty desk?

Only one who devotes himself to a cause with his whole strength and soul can be a true master. For this reason mastery demands all of a person.

The American lives even more for his goals, for the future, than the European. Life for him is always becoming, never being.

The Lord God is subtle, but malicious He is not.

Why is it that nobody understands me and everybody likes me?
All from Albert Einstein, 1879 – 1955

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