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Quote of Albert Einstein - The world is in greater peril...


Biography - Albert Einstein:

German-born theoretical physicist who developed the theory of relativity. Nobel Prize in Physics (1921).
Born: 1879 - Died: 1955
Period:
20th century
19th century
Place of birth: Germany
Germany

The world is in greater peril from those who tolerate or encourage evil than from those who actually commit it.




Translation

Translation

(French, German)



French
Le monde est davantage menacé par ceux qui tolèrent le mal que par ceux qui s'emploient à le faire.

German
Die Welt wird nicht bedroht von den Menschen, die böse sind, sondern von denen, die das Böse zulassen.




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Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.

The main scourge of humanity is not ignorance, because the ignorant often have excuses, but the refusal to know.

Everyone's responsibility involves two acts: wanting to know and daring to say.




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