Albert Einstein – Wisdom and Humour …

Posted on September 25, 2007. Filed under: American Thinkers, Personalities, Quotes |

Albert Einstein will forever be famed for his theory of relativity   E = mc2 . For this and much else, he received the Physics Nobel Prize. David Ben Gurion, Israel’s first Prime Minister had this to say about him  –

“Do you know that Einstein is a scientist who needs no laboratory, no equipment, no tools of any kind?  He just sits in an empty room with a pencil and  piece of paper and his brain”.

Here follow such gems as will prove that Einstein was an ordinary human who was also blessed with abundant good sense coupled with a marvelous sense of humor. This, among other stuff, is what he wrote –

You want to know what is Relativity? – When you are courting a nice girl an hour seems like a second. When you sit on a red-hot cinder a second seems like an hour. That’s relativity.

A table, a chair, a bowl of fruit and a violin. What else does a man need to be happy?

Life is like a bicycle ride – to retain your balance, you have to keep moving.

Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I’m not sure about the former.

Any fool can make things bigger, more complex and more violent. It takes a touch of genius – and a lot of courage – to move in the opposite direction. God always takes the simplest route.

Do not worry about your difficulties in Mathematics. I can assure you mine are still greater.

He who joyfully marches in rank and file to the sound  of martial music, received his brain by m8itake; for him the spinal column would have sufficed.

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I love Albert Einstein’s quote on relativity. Never heard that before. Good one!


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