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Most people say that it is the...

Most people say that it is the intellect which makes a great scientist. They are wrong: it is character.

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I am enough of an artist to dr...

I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.

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If my theory of relativty is p...

If my theory of relativty is proven successful, Germany will claim me as a German and France will declare that I am a citizen of the world. Should my theory prove untrue, France will say I am a German and Germany will declare that I am a Jew.

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You see, wire telegraph is a k...

You see, wire telegraph is a kind of a very, very long cat. You pull his tail in New York and his head is meowing in Los Angeles. Do you understand this? And radio operates exactly the same way: you send signals here, they receive them there. The only difference is that there is no cat.

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Desire for approval and recogn...

Desire for approval and recognition is a healthy motive, but the desire to be acknowledged as better, stronger or more intelligent than a fellow being or fellow scholar easily leads to an excessively egoistic psychological adjustment, which may becom

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All religions, arts and scienc...

All religions, arts and sciences are branches of the same tree. All these aspirations are directed toward ennobling man's life, lifting it from the sphere of mere physical existence and leading the individual towards freedom.

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The pursuit of truth and beaut...

The pursuit of truth and beauty is a sphere of activity in which we are permitted to remain children all our lives.

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I know not with what weapons W...

I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.

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