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"Politics is for the present, but an equation is for eternity."

"God does not play dice."

"God may be subtle, but he isn't plain mean."

"I do not believe that civilization will be wiped out in a war fought with the atomic bomb. Perhaps two-thirds of the people of the earth will be killed."

"If the facts don't fit the theory, change the facts."

"Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them."

"Long hair minimizes the need for barbers; socks can be done without; one leather jacket solves the coat problem for many years; suspenders are superfluous."

"Nothing is more destructive of respect for the government and the law of the land than passing laws which cannot be enforced."

"Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding."

"You see, wire telegraph is a kind of a very, very long cat. You pull his tail in New York and his head is meowing in Los Angeles. Do you understand this? And radio operates exactly the same way: you send signals here, they receive them there. The only difference is that there is no cat."

"You cannot simultaneously prevent and prepare for war."

"There is no logical way to the discovery of these elemental laws. There is only the way of intuition, which is helped by a feeling for the order lying behind the appearance."

"The value of a man should be seen in what he gives and not in what he is able to receive."

"A man's ethical behavior should be based effectually on sympathy, education, and social ties and needs; no religious basis is necessary. Man would indeed be in a poor way if he had to be restrained by fear of punishment and hope of reward after death."

"Everything is determined, the beginning as well as the end, by forces over which we have no control. It is determined for insects as well as for the stars. Human beings, vegetables or cosmic dust, we all dance to a mysterious tune, intoned in the distance."

"Possessions, outward success, publicity, luxury - to me these have always been contemptible. I believe that a simple and unassuming manner of life is best for every one, best both for the body and the mind."

"I used to go away for weeks in a state of confusion."

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

"The world is a dangerous place to live; not because of the people who are evil, but because of the people who don't do anything about it."

"An oligarchy of private capital cannot be effectively checked even by a democratically organized political society because under existing conditions, private capitalists inevitably control, directly or indirectly, the main sources of information."

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