Albert Einstein Quotes
Most famous and accomplished scientist of all time, Albert Einstein was the son of a featherbed salesman and his amateur violinist wife.
Albert Einstein is a personal legend to me and to this day his quotes inspire me. The definition of insanity is, doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. How can that not apply to our modern world? I always thought he was dyslexic but there's no hard evidence to prove he actually was. However, the way he lived his life seems most likely he was a candidate for the gift of dyslexia.
Probably the most famous and accomplished scientist of all time, Albert Einstein was the son of a featherbed salesman and his amateur violinist wife, and got poor marks in grade school.
As a child he spoke rarely and haltingly, and some biographers have suggested that he was mildly autistic, while others hold that he was simply shy or bored by ordinary conversation. As an adult he remembered an uncle's gift of a compass when he was about five years old as igniting his imagination and curiosity.
He dropped out of his first high school, chaffing at the headmaster's militaristic style, and obtained his diploma at a different school, but only because it was required to obtain college admission. He earned his doctorate while working as a patent clerk, and unable to find adequate income from academic work he continued working at the patent office even as he was writing papers that altered humanity's understanding of the basics of time, space, and science.