Albert Einstein Quote

For me it is not dubious that our thinking goes on for the most part without use of signs (words) and beyond that to a considerable degree unconsciously. For how, otherwise, should it happen that sometimes we "wonder" quite spontaneously about some experience? This "wondering" seems to occur when an experience comes into conflict with a world of concepts which is already sufficiently fixed in us. Whenever such a conflict is experienced hard and intensively it reacts back upon our thought world in a decisive way. The development of this thought world is in a certain sense a continuous flight from "wonder."


"Autobiographical Notes" (1949)

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For me it is not dubious that our thinking goes on for the most part without use of signs (words) and beyond that to a considerable degree...

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For me it is not dubious that our thinking goes on for the most part without use of signs (words) and beyond that to a considerable degree...

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For me it is not dubious that our thinking goes on for the most part without use of signs (words) and beyond that to a considerable degree...

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For me it is not dubious that our thinking goes on for the most part without use of signs (words) and beyond that to a considerable degree...