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Need help with a quote!

  1. Jun 7, 2010 #1
    I cant remember was was it Einstein who said something along the lines of "my politics will last a lifetime whereas my equations will last forever" when decline to be president of Israel.

    can anyone confirm this for me?\

    Thanks!
     
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  3. Jun 7, 2010 #2
    "Equations are more important to me, because politics is for the present, but an equation is something for eternity."

    Einstein.

    http://en.wikiquote.org/wiki/Albert_Einstein

    Has it and this * Helle Zeit, Dunkle Zeit: In Memoriam Albert Einstein (1956) edited by Carl Seelig, p. 71.
     
    Last edited: Jun 7, 2010
  4. Jun 7, 2010 #3
    thanks a lot man! Really helped out a lot.
     
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