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Albert Einstein’s Little-Known Correspondence with W.E.B. Du Bois About Equality and Racial Justice
Albert Einstein’s Little-Known Correspondence with W.E.B. Du Bois About Equality and Racial Justice

“Professor Einstein is not a mere mathematical mind. He is a living being, sympathetic with all human advance… and he hates race prejudice because as a Jew he knows what it is.”

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Einstein on Fairy Tales and Education
Einstein on Fairy Tales and Education

“How far superior an education that stresses independent action and personal responsibility is to one that relies on drill, external authority and ambition.”

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Einstein on Why We Are Alive
Einstein on Why We Are Alive

The meaning of human existence in five lines.

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Albert Einstein on the Fickle Nature of Fame, the Real Rewards of Work, and the “Whole Buffoonery” of the Cultural Establishment
Albert Einstein on the Fickle Nature of Fame, the Real Rewards of Work, and the “Whole Buffoonery” of the Cultural Establishment

“Worshipped today, scorned or even crucified tomorrow, that is the fate of people whom—God knows why—the bored public has taken possession of.”

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On a Beam of Light: The Story of Albert Einstein, Illustrated by the Great Vladimir Radunsky
On a Beam of Light: The Story of Albert Einstein, Illustrated by the Great Vladimir Radunsky

The charming visual tale of an introverted little boy who grew up to become the quintessential modern genius.

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How Einstein Thought: Why “Combinatory Play” Is the Secret of Genius
How Einstein Thought: Why “Combinatory Play” Is the Secret of Genius

“Combinatory play seems to be the essential feature in productive thought.”

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