The Scientific Indian

A Quote

The aspiration to truth is more precious than its assured possession. -German playwright and philosopher Gotthold Lessing.

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Einstein noted this quote in an autobiographical note he wrote a month before he died [Chapter 26, Subtle is the Lord, Abraham Pias]. The later part of his life was spent in search of a deterministic unified theory to replace the probabilistic quantum theory which he was convinced was incomplete. He did not succeed in his quest.

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