In a tribute to Albert Einstein’s birthday, this week’s Facebook book giveaway is The Ultimate Quotable Einstein (collected and edited by Alice Calaprice).
In The Ultimate Quotable Einstein, readers will also find quotes by others about Einstein along with quotes attributed to him. Every quotation in this informative and entertaining collection is fully documented, and Calaprice has carefully selected new photographs and cartoons to introduce each section.
- Features 400 additional quotations
- Contains roughly 1,600 quotations in all
- Includes new sections on children, race and prejudice, and Einstein’s poetry
- Provides new commentary
- Beautifully illustrated
- The most comprehensive collection of Einstein quotes ever published
Can’t wait for the book, and need your Einstein quote of the day? Then, here it is:
“I believe that a simple and unassuming life is best for the body and mind.”–1930, p. 13.
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While you’re celebrating Albert Einstein’s birthday today, remember it’s Pi Day as well. Why celebrate Pi Day on March 14th, you ask? Because 3, 1 and 4 are the three most significant figures of pi, of course. Today is also Canberra Day in Australia and Commonwealth Day in the United Kingdom.
Here’s an Einstein quote to A. Chapple, Australia, February 23, 1954: “I consider the Society of Friends the religious community that has the highest moral standards. As far as I know, they have never made evil compromises and are always guided by their conscience. In international life, especially, their influence seems to me very beneficial and effective.–Quoted in Nathan and Norden, Einstein on Peace, 511. Einstein Archives, 59-405.
And here’s a quote for the Brits celebrating Commonwealth Day today, “The wonderful experiences in England are still fresh in my mind and like a dream. The impression that this land and its wonderful intellectual and political traditions has made on me was even deeper, longer lasting, and greater than I had anticipated.”– To Lord Richard B. S. Haldane, June 21, 1921. CPAE, Vol. 12, Doc. 155
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The Ultimate Quotable Einstein, collected and edited by Alice Calaprice.