On the Formula for Success

“If A equals success, then the formula is: A=X+Y+Z, X is work. Y is play. Z is keep your mouth shut.”
-Albert Einstein

Work hard, have fun, and remember it’s usually best to listen instead of talk.

On Why Having a Bad Attitude is for Losers

“Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character”
-Albert Einstein

An occasional bad attitude is human nature. Making a habit of it is becomes a character trait. The decision is yours. And mine.

On the Definition of Infinity

“Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I’m not sure about the former.”
– Albert Einstein

Even the faintest and furthest star, resting at the very edge of the universe, implies a boundary. What knows no bounds is the depth to which the folly of Man can reach.

On Pondering the Requirements for Being God

"What really interests me is whether God had any choice in the creation of the world." 
-Albert Einstein

Could God have just sat quietly "unto himself," or is part of the job of being God creating the world, and the humans that inhabit it?

On Misinterpreting God

“I cannot imagine a God who rewards and punishes the objects of his creation and is but a reflection of human frailty.”
-Albert Einstein

Man was made in God’s image, not He in ours. That we so utterly fail to live up that image is no reflection on God. 

On a Choice of Careers

The release of atom power has changed everything except our way of thinking… the solution to this problem lies in the heart of mankind.If only I had known, I should have become a watchmaker.”
-Albert Einstein

We have no idea what the consequences of a life’s work will be. For some it has been unimaginable, relatively speaking.