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"It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education."

"The more success the quantum theory has, the sillier it looks."

"He who joyfully marches in rank and file has already earned my contempt. He has been given a large brain by mistake, since for him the spinal cord would suffice."

"Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile."

"The important thing is not to stop questioning."

"I want to know God's thoughts... the rest are details."

"If we knew what it was we were doing, it would not be called research, would it?"

"Isn't it strange that I who have written only unpopular books should be such a popular fellow?"

"A question that sometimes drives me hazy: am I or are the others crazy?"

"Any intelligent fool can make things bigger and more complex... It takes a touch of genius - and a lot of courage to move in the opposite direction."

"Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character."

"Do you believe in immortality? No, and one life is enough for me."

"Quantum mechanics is very impressive. But an inner voice tells me that it is not yet the real thing. The theory yields a lot, but it hardly brings us any closer to the secret of the Old One. In any case I am convinced that He doesn't play dice."

"Science is a wonderful thing if one does not have to earn one's living at it."

"The strength of the Constitution lies entirely in the determination of each citizen to defend it. Only if every single citizen feels duty bound to do his share in this defense are the constitutional rights secure."

"The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits."

"God does not care about our mathematical difficulties. He integrates empirically."

"Never regard study as a duty, but as the enviable opportunity to learn to know the liberating influence of beauty in the realm of the spirit for your own personal joy and to the profit of the community to which your later work belongs."

"The real problem is in the hearts and minds of men. It is not a problem of physics but of ethics. It is easier to denature plutonium than to denature the evil from the spirit of man."

"How I wish that somewhere there existed an island for those who are wise and of goodwill! In such a place even I would be an ardent patriot."

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