Leave a Legacy

atkins-bookshelf-quotationsEveryone should fear death until he has something that will live on after his death.

Attributed to physicist Albert Einstein (1879-1955), best known for developing the general theory of relativity, his tremendous intellect, and his stubborn refusal to use a comb. At Einstein’s memorial, fellow physicist Robert Oppenheimer noted, “[Einstein] was almost wholly without sophistication and wholly without worldliness… There was always with him a wonderful purity at once childlike and profoundly stubborn.”

 

One thought on “Leave a Legacy

  1. I’ve never been comfortable calling Einstein a “genius”
    I think in so many ways he surpassed the definition.
    The words above are great words to live by.

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