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"Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds."

"Imagination is more important than knowledge."

"To raise new questions, new possibilities, to regard old problems from a new angle, requires creative imagination and marks real advance in science."

"Strange is our situation here upon earth. Each of us comes for a short visit, not knowing why, yet sometimes seeming to divine a purpose. From the standpoint of daily life, however, there is one thing we do know: that man is here for the sake of other men."

"The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and science."

"No problem can be solved from the same level of consciousness that created it."

"Try not to become a man of success, but rather try to become a man of value."
Success

"True art is characterized by an irresistible urge in the creative artist."
Art

"The monotony and solitude of a quiet life stimulates the creative mind."

"It is strange to be known so universally and yet to be so lonely."

"Memory is deceptive because it is colored by today's events."

"The pioneers of a warless world are the young men (and women) who refuse military service."

"We must be prepared to make heroic sacrifices for the cause of peace that we make ungrudgingly for the cause of war. There is no task that is more important or closer to my heart."

"Reading, after a certain age, diverts the mind too much from its creative pursuits. Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking."

"When I examine myself and my methods of thought, I come to the conclusion that the gift of fantasy has meant more to me than any talent for abstract, positive thinking."

"Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results."

"There comes a time when the mind takes a higher plane of knowledge but can never prove how it got there."

"The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking."

"Politics is a pendulum whose swings between anarchy and tyranny are fueled by perpetually rejuvenated illusions."

"An empty stomach is not a good political adviser."

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