Weekend Einstein

One thing I have learned in a long life: that all our science, measured against reality, is primitive and childlike—and yet it is the most precious thing we have.

—Quoted in Albert Einstein: Creator and Rebel, by Banesh Hoffmann (New York: Viking, 1972), v; The Expanded Quotable Einstein, collected and edited by Alice Calaprice (Princeton University Press, 2000), p. 261


The search for truth and knowledge is one of the finest attributes of a man, though often is most loudly voiced by those who strive for it the least.


To punish me for my contempt of authority, fate has made me an authority myself. Continue reading