Albert Einstein Quote
As quoted by Ernst Straus in Einstein: A Centenary Volume by A.P. French (1980), p. 32.
“Be a loner. That gives you time to wonder, to search for the truth. Have holy curiosity. Make your life worth living.”
Einstein and the Poet (1983)
“When a man sits with a pretty girl for an hour, it seems like a minute. But let him sit on a hot stove for a minute and it's longer than any hour. That's relativity.”
An explanation of relativity which he gave to his secretary Helen Dukas to convey to non-scientists and reporters. Quoted in: Best Quotes of '54, '55, '56 (1957) by James B. Simpson
Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsAlbert Einstein
Born: March 14, 1879
Died: April 18, 1955 (aged 76)
Bio: Albert Einstein was a German-born theoretical physicist who developed the general theory of relativity, effecting a revolution in physics. For this achievement, Einstein is often regarded as the father of modern physics and the most influential physicist of the 20th century.