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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 true value of a human being can be found in the degree to which he has attained liberation from the self.




Translation

Translation

(French, German)



French
La vraie valeur d'un homme se détermine d'abord en examinant dans quelle mesure et dans quel sens il est parvenu à se libérer du Moi.

German
Der wahre Wert eines Menschen ist in erster Linie dadurch bestimmt, in welchem Grad und in welchem Sinn er zur Befreiung vom Ich gelangt ist.




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People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.





Article I – Men are born and remain free and equal in rights. Social distinctions can be founded only on the common good.





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"Just living is not enough," said the butterfly, "one must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower."











Quotes for: oneself


Quotes

Quotes about oneself:


A happy life, therefore, is one which is in accordance with its own nature.





The greatest thing in the world is to know how to belong to oneself.





Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.





If there is anything that we wish to change in the child, we should first examine it and see whether it is not something that could better be changed in ourselves.





Don't forget to love yourself.





To exist is to change, to change is to mature, to mature is to go on creating oneself endlessly.











Quotes for: value


Quotes

Quotes for: value


Intelligence has value only in the service of love.





One of the secrets of life is that all that is really worth the doing is what we do for others.





The cost of a thing is the amount of what I will call life which is required to be exchanged for it, immediately or in the long run.





One's life has value so long as one attributes value to the life of others, by means of love, friendship, indignation and compassion.





There is no sense in life a priori. Life is nothing until it is lived; but it is yours to make sense of, and the value of it is nothing else but the sense that you choose.





Silver is worth less than gold, gold less than virtue.











Quotes

Albert Einstein also said...


Out of clutter find simplicity ; From discord find harmony; In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.





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





People are like bicycles. They can keep their balance only as long as they keep moving.





A quiet and modest life brings more joy than a pursuit of success bound with constant unrest.





It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.





The distinction between the past, present and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion.












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