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A Quote by Albert Einstein on blindness, religion, science, and balance

Science without religion is lame; religion without science is blind.

Albert Einstein (1879 - 1955)

Source: Einstein, Out of My Later Years, chapter 8, part 1, p. 26 (1950, rev. & reprinted 1970).

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A Quote by Albert Einstein on action, balance, beauty, dignity, existence, life, and morality

The most important human endeavor is the striving for morality in our actions. Our inner balance and even our very existence depends on it. Only morality in our actions can give beauty and dignity to life

Albert Einstein (1879 - 1955)

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A Quote by Drea on action, balance, body, brevity, chess, consequences, control, danger, effort, experience, intelligence, intuition, mistakes, mountains, pain, pleasure, responsibility, risk, silence, skill, world, and worth

The pleasure of risk is in the control needed to ride it with assurance so that what appears dangerous to the outsider is, to the participant, simply a matter of intelligence, skill, intuition, coordination - in a word, experience. Climbing, in particular, is a paradoxically intellectual pastime, but with this difference: you have to think with your body. Every move has to be worked out in terms of effort, balance and consequences. It is like playing chess with your body. If I make a mistake, the consequences are immediate, obvious, embarrassing and possibly painful. For a brief period, I am directly responsible for my actions. In that beautiful, silent world of the mountains, it seems to me worth a little risk.

Drea

Source: New York Times Magazine

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