Z equals Wednesday January 3, 2007, 2 comments

If A equals success, then the formula is A equals X plus Y plus Z. X is work. Y is play. Z is keep your mouth shut.”

– Albert Einstein

Forget relativity, or the conservation of mass and energy. Forget atomic theory, or the thousands of students. This is why Einstein ws a genius.


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Pierre Lourens Wednesday January 3, 2007


His blunt recipe for success is so true, even today. Einstein looked at things the way they were. Z is my favorite, and is the one thing most people haven’t developed.

Adrian Wednesday January 3, 2007


Too true Pierre. Too true.

I’ve never had role models in my life, but I find myself admiring Einstein and Picasso more and more every day.

Being able to see, instead of just looking, that’s the connection.

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