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A human being is part of the whole, called by us Universe, a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feelings as something separated from the rest - a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires and to affection for a few persons nearest to us. Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature in its beauty.  - Albert Einstein
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As quoted by Ernst Straus in Einstein: A Centenary Volume by A.P. French (1980), p. 32.

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Born: March 14, 1879

Died: April 18, 1955 (aged 76)

Nationality: German

Occupation: Physicist

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.

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