Perfection of means and confusion of ends seem to characterize our age.

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Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile.

Great Spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.

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

It was the experience of mystery – even if mixed with fear – that engendered religion.

I never think of the future. It comes soon enough.

Interview on the Belgenland (December 1930)