Tuesday, October 20

Albert Einstein




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How strange is the lot of us mortals! Each of us is here for a brief sojourn; for what purpose he knows not, though he sometimes thinks he senses it. But without deeper reflection one knows from daily life that one exists for other people -- first of all for those upon whose smiles and well-being our own happiness is wholly dependent, and then for the many, unknown to us, to whose destinies we are bound by the ties of sympathy. A hundred times every day I remind myself that my inner and outer life are based on the labors of other men, living and dead, and that I must exert myself in order to give in the same measure as I have received and am still receiving... 

excerpt from "The worls as I see it" An Essay by Albert Einstein

2 comments:

  1. Hi Helen,Thank you so much for the Link To Paris Originals. I like this quote. Did you see "Einstein and Eddington"? I thought it was really well done.

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  2. I haven't seen it but will check it out. Love your blog, so interesting.

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