On Bigotry and Belief

Bigotry and Belief. The philosophy of Albert Einstein

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“The bigotry of the nonbeliever is for me nearly as funny as the bigotry of the believer.”
-Albert Einstein

Belief (or non-belief) does not inoculate against bigotry.

On Persistence

Persistence is the key to success

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“I think and think for months and years. Ninety-nine times, the conclusion is false. The hundredth time I am right.”
-Albert Einstein

Success comes to those that have failed enough.

On Learning to See as Through the Eyes of a Child

Seeing the world as if through the eyes of a child

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

Where wonder and joy are allowed, great mysteries are solved and beauty is revealed.

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.