In light of knowledge attained, the happy achievement seems almost a matter of course, and any intelligent student can grasp it without too much trouble.But the years of anxious searching in the dark, with their intense longing, their alterations of confidence and exhaustion and the final emergence into the light -- only those who have experienced it can understand it.
Concern for man himself and his fate must always form the chief interest of all technical endeavors, concern for the great unsolved problems of the organization of labor and the distribution of goods--in order that the creations of our mind shall be a blessing and not a curse to mankind.
Never forget this in the midst of your diagrams and equations.
Money only appeals to selfishness and irresistibly invites abuse.
Can anyone imagine Moses, Jesus or Ghandi armed with the money-bags of Carnegie The mere formulation of a problem is far more essential than its solution, which may be merely a matter of mathematical or experimental skills.
In this sense, and in this sense only, I belong to the ranks of the devoutly religious men.
More and more I come to value charity and love of one's fellow being above everything else...
I am absolutely convinced that no wealth in the world can help humanity forward, even in the hands of the most devoted worker.
The example of great and pure individuals is the only thing that can lead us to noble thoughts and deeds.
He who joyfully marches to music in rank and file has already earned my contempt.
He has been given a large brain by mistake, since for him the spinal cord would fully suffice.