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"Our task must be to free ourselves by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature and its beauty."

"Problems cannot be solved by the same level of thinking that created them."

"It stands to the everlasting credit of science that by acting on the human mind it has overcome man's insecurity before himself and before nature."

"I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones."

"All religions, arts and sciences are branches of the same tree."

"I think that a particle must have a separate reality independent of the measurements. That is an electron has spin, location and so forth even when it is not being measured. I like to think that the moon is there even if I am not looking at it."

"After a certain high level of technical skill is achieved, science and art tend to coalesce in esthetics, plasticity, and form. The greatest scientists are always artists as well."

"It is not so very important for a person to learn facts. For that he does not really need a college. He can learn them from books. The value of an education is a liberal arts college is not learning of many facts but the training of the mind to think something that cannot be learned from textbooks."

"Humanity has every reason to place the proclaimers of high moral standards and values above the discoverers of objective truth. What humanity own to personalities like Buddha, Moses, and Jesus ranks for me higher than all the achievements of the of the inquiring constructive mind."

"The most important human endeavor is the striving for morality in our actions. Our inner balance and even our very existence depend on it. Only morality in our actions can give beauty and dignity to life."

"Never do anything against conscience even if the state demands it."

"Whoever is careless with the truth in small matters cannot be trusted with important matters."

"Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen."

"Too many of us look upon Americans as dollar chasers. This is a cruel libel, even if it is reiterated thoughtlessly by the Americans themselves."

"Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning."

"The most incomprehensible thing about the world is that it is comprehensible."

"Do not worry about your difficulties in Mathematics. I can assure you mine are still greater."

"Everything should be as simple as it is, but not simpler."

"The fear of death is the most unjustified of all fears, for there's no risk of accident for someone who's dead."

"You ask me if I keep a notebook to record my great ideas. I've only ever had one."

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