Albert Einstein

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Albert Einstein

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born
in Ulm, Germany
March 14, 1879

died
April 18, 1955

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In 1879, Albert Einstein was born in Ulm, Germany. He completed his Ph.D. at the University of Zurich by 1909. His 1905 paper explaining the photoelectric effect, the basis of electronics, earned him the Nobel Prize in 1921. His first paper on Special Relativity Theory, also published in 1905, changed the world. After the rise of the Nazi party, Einstein made Princeton his permanent home, becoming a U.S. citizen in 1940. Einstein, a pacifist during World War I, stayed a firm proponent of social justice and responsibility. He chaired the Emergency Committee of Atomic Scientists, which organized to alert the public to the dangers of atomic warfare.

At a symposium, he advised: "In their struggle for the ethical good, teachers of religion must h
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More books by Albert Einstein…
“Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the universe.”
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“There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.”
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"Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that is is stupid." Albert Einstein
 
  33 votes, 48.5%

"Be true to yourself. But that's something everyone says and no one means. No one wants you to be yourself. They want you to be the version of yourself that they like." The Young ElitesMarie Lu
 
  7 votes, 10.3%

"There is evil in everyone. The first step toward loving someone else is to recognize that evil in yourself, so you can forgive them." AllegiantVeronica Roth
 
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"When you are scared, but do it anyway, that's brave."CoralineNeil Gaiman
 
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"Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It's not." The LoraxDr. Seuss
 
  5 votes, 7.4%

"Push through the pain and move on with life."Tiger's QuestColleen Houck
 
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"Regrets are only felt by those who do not understand life's purpose." Tiger's VoyageColleen Houck
 
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