Some Quotes by Albert Einstein

Some Quotes by Albert EinsteinBelow are some quotes by Albert Einstein that reveal some parallels between his conclusions and the principles explained in Kabbalah:

  • Man’s real value is defined by the degree to which he has liberated himself from egoism and by the means he used to attain it.
  • A person starts living only when he managed to surpass himself.
  • One who wants to see immediate results from his work should become a shoemaker.
  • A human being is part of a whole, called by us universe – a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feelings as something separated from the rest – a kind of optical delusion of consciousness. This delusion is a prison, restricting us to our personal desires and affection for a few persons nearest to us. Our task must be to free ourselves by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature and its beauty. Nobody can fulfill this task to the end, but just the efforts to reach this goal are a part of liberation and a foundation for inner confidence.

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  1. I understand that you are speaking of the spiritual when you post these kinds of articles but it could easily be miscontrued to be that you are promoting socialism per se. I believe Kabbalah is quite clear but it is a little confusing when you tie it to the material world without further explanation. The idea of socialism is not very popular in the US right now.

  2. What’s right isn’t always popular, and what’s popular isn’t always right.

  3. Re: Comment by Sharon about Socialism. I didn’t for 1 second interpret anything political from the above quotes. I am British though, and I’m guessing Sharon is American and my experience there has been that Americans carry too much fear. Fear clouds our views.

  4. What I see is how Einstein was influenced by Kabbalah, perhaps through his mentor, H.P. Blavatsky, who was a Kabbalist, and wrote “The Secret Dictrine”, a book Einstein kept on his desk, and according to his neice, one he referred to most. I would even suggest Einstein swiped his E=MC2 from Blavasky’s book.

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