As a very young girl I lived with my paternal grandmother for three formative years. Being an enthusiastic teacher and lover of words, she invariably had quotations written all over the house... literally. On the backs of cupboard doors, on calendars, napkins or wherever she happened to be. With this in mind I am finding the authors, in alphabetical sequence, of many of her favorite quotations and am adding some of those that are special to my family as well. Hope you enjoy!
Albert Einstein 14 March 1879 – 18 April 1955) was a German-born theoretical physicist who developed the theory of general relativity, effecting a revolution in physics. For this achievement, Einstein is often regarded as the father of modern physics and one of the most prolific intellects in human history..He received the 1921 Nobel Prize in Physics.
I find it interesting that despite his vast cerebral accomplishments, his grasp of the everyday problems are so real and usable.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
There are two ways to live: you can live as if nothing is a miracle; you can live as if everything is a miracle.
If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
This last quote is one that I particularly like as there are many who feel that a complex roundabout explanation makes them appear intelligent, when in fact the opposite is true!!