Albert Einstein Quote
One must console oneself with the thought that time has a sieve through which most of these important things run into the ocean of oblivion and what remains after this selection is often still trite and bad.
Letter to Max Brod, 22 February 1949. As reported in: Albert Einstein, The Human Side: Glimpses from His Archives (ed. Princeton University Press, 2013) - ISBN: 9781400848126