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The best way to predict the future is to invent it.

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John Scully

The World As I See It" by Einstein

Einstein at his home in Princeton, New Jersey
"How strange is the lot of us mortals! Each of us is here for a brief sojourn; for what purpose he knows not, though he sometimes thinks he senses it. But without deeper reflection one knows from daily life that one exists for other people -- first of all for those upon whose smiles and well-being our own happiness is wholly dependent, and then for the many, unkno...
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Albert Einstein

Albert Einstein (14 March 1879 - 18 April 1955) was a German-born theoretical physicist who developed the theory of general relativity, effecting a revolution in physics. For this achievement, Einstein is often regarded as the father of modern physics and one of the most prolific intellects in human history. He received the 1921 Nobel Prize in Physics "for his services to theoretical physics, and especially for his discovery of the law of the photoelectric effect". The latter was pivotal in establishing quantum theory within physics. Near the beginning of his career, Einstein thought that Newtonian mechanics was no longer enough to reconcile the laws of classical mechanics with the laws of the electromagnetic field. This led to the development of his special theory of relativity. He realized, however, that the principle of relativity could also be extended to gravitational fields, and with his subsequent theory of gravitation in 1916, he published a paper on the general theory of relativity. He continued to deal with problems of statistical mechanics and quantum theory, which led to his explanations of particle theory and the motion of molecules. He also investigated the thermal properties of light which laid the foundation of the photon theory of light. In 1917, Einstein applied the general theory of relativity to model the structure of the universe as a whole.

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...if the task is important enough, lack of precedent makes the challenge only more alluring.

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Hans Selye

..a great deal of faith is needed for perseverance, because th farther we reach out from the commonplace into the unknown the more inaccessible our aim-- and the less understanding and support we can expect from others.

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Hans Selye

The farther you advance into the unknown, the fewer fellow travelers reain with you. In the forefront of your advance, if it is really beyond the point that anyone else has reached, you are finally alone.

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Hans Selye

An idea, to be suggestive, must come to the individual with the force of a revelation.

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William James

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