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The ultimate quotable Einstein

Author: Albert Einstein; Alice Calaprice
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Features roughly 1,600 quotes in all. This book includes sections unique to the ultimate collection such as "On and to Children," "On Race and Prejudice," and "Einstein's Verses: A Small Selection" -  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Quotations
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Named Person: Albert Einstein; Albert Einstein; Albert Einstein; Albert Einstein; Albert Einstein
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Albert Einstein; Alice Calaprice
ISBN: 9780691138176 0691138176
OCLC Number: 504274532
Language Note: English.
Description: xxviii, 578 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Contents: Foreword / Freeman Dyson --
The quotations: On Einstein himself --
On and to his family --
On aging --
On America and Americans --
On and to children --
On death --
On education, students, and academic freedom --
On and to friends, specific scientists and others --
On Germans and Germany --
On humankind --
On Jews, Israel, Judaism and Zionism --
On life --
On music --
On pacifism, war, the bomb, and the military --
On politics, patriotism, and government --
On race and prejudice --
On religion, God, and philosophy --
On science and scientists, mathematics, and technology. On miscellaneous subjects: Abortion --
Achievement --
Ambition --
Animals / Pets --
Art and science --
Astrology --
Birth control --
Birthdays --
Books --
Causality --
China and the Chinese --
Christmas --
Clarity --
Class --
Clothes --
Competition --
Comprehensibility --
Compromise --
Conscience --
Creativity --
Crises --
Curiosity --
Death penalty --
Doctors --
England, the English, and the English language --
Epistemology --
Flying saucers and extraterrestrials --
Force --
Games --
Good acts --
Graphology --
Home --
Homosexuality --
Immigrants --
Individuals / Individuality --
Intelligence --
Intuition --
Invention --
Italy and the Italians --
Japan and the Japanese --
Knowledge --
Love --
Marriage --
Materialism --
Miracles --
Morality --
Mysticism --
Nature --
Pipe smoking --
Posterity --
The Press --
Prohibition --
Psychoanalysis --
Public speaking --
Rickshaw pullers --
Sailing --
Sculpture --
Sex education --
Success --
Thinking --
Truth --
Vegetarianism --
Violence --
Wealth --
Wisdom --
Women --
Work --
Youth. Einstein's verses: a small selection --
Attributed to Einstein --
Others on Einstein.
Responsibility: collected and edited by Alice Calaprice ; with a foreword by Freeman Dyson.

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