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Quotes Ea to Ez

 

Thomas Edison

1847-1931

Inventor


We are like tenant farmers chopping down the fence around our house for fuel when we should be using Nature's inexhaustible sources of energy -- sun, wind and tide. ... I'd put my money on the sun and solar energy. What a source of power! I hope we don't have to wait until oil and coal run out before we tackle that.

        


Albert Einstein

1879 - 1955 


  Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity,and I'm not sure about the former.

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   I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.

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   Whoever undertakes to set himself up as judge in the field of truth and knowledge is shipwrecked by the laughter of the gods.

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 I cannot imagine a God who rewards and punishes the objects of his creation, whose purposes are modeled after our own a God, in short, who is but a reflection. of human frailty.

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Albert Einstein urged militant pacifism and the creation of an international war resistance fund.


Einstein stated in New York that if two percent of those called for military service were to refuse to fight, and were to urge peaceful means of settling international conflicts, then governments would become powerless since they could not imprison that many people.


 He struggled against compulsory military service and urged international protection of conscientious objectors. He concluded that peace, freedom for individuals, and security for societies depended on disarmament; otherwise, "slavery of the individual and the annihilation of civilization threaten us."

 

He concluded that peace, freedom for individuals, and security for societies depended on disarmament; otherwise, "slavery of the individual and the annihilation of civilization threaten us."

 

We should take care not to make the intellect our god; it has, of course, powerful muscles, but no personality.


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A man's ethical behavior should be based effectually on sympathy, education, and social ties; 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.

 


Desiderius Erasmus 

1466-1536 

 

If you keep thinking about what you want to do or what you hope will happen, you don't do it, and it won't happen.

 

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