Saturday, November 17, 2018

If a Fish Tries to Climb a Tree


Einstein's humourous thoughts on stupidity, genius and insanity

The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination.

Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.

The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.

A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.

We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.

No problem can be solved from the same level of consciousness that created it.

If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.

Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.

When you are courting a nice girl an hour seems like a second. When you sit on a red-hot cinder a second seems like an hour. That's relativity.

A question that sometimes drives me hazy: am I or are the others crazy?

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My husband and I raised 9 children on a hobby farm and discovered fulfilment and joy.The very existence of a joyful mother of nine children seems to confound people. My writing is humourous and heart warming/ thoughtful and thought provoking with a strong current of spirituality running through it.
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By Credo on August 12, 2013 at 11:17 am

Intuitive advice, free and lucrative, loved it.


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By melanie jean juneau on August 12, 2013 at 12:39 pm

He WAS intuitive, wasn't he? No wonder I connect with these quotes; Whenever I try to explain my writing, this is the word I fall back on

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