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

Knowledge:

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.

Authority:

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