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Piet Hein Quotes


A Danish mathematician, scientist, inventor, and poet. He often wrote using the pseudonym Kumbel (Old Norse for "tombstone").
(1905 - 1996)

A lifetime is more than sufficiently long for people to get what there is of it wrong.
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After all, what is art? Art is the creative process and it goes through all fields. Einstein's theory of relativity - now that is a work of art! Einstein was more of an artist in physics than on his violin. Art is this: art is the solution of a problem which cannot be expressed explicitly until it is solved.
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If no thought your mind does visit make your speech not too explicit.
 

The road to wisdom? Well, it's plain and simple to express: Err, and err, and err again. But less, and less, and less.
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