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Thought for the Day – April 30th


Albert Einstein, conversation with Pat Miller, William Miller, & William Hermanns, 112 Mercer St, Princeton, NJ “Death of A Genius,” Life, 38-18 (May 1955):1-64.
(As quoted by) Miller, William. “Death of A Genius.” Life, May 2, 1955. pgs 61-64
SEE: http://books.google.com/books?id=dlYEAAAAMBAJ
WEB PRESENCE: https://www.facebook.com/AlbertEinstein

Thought for the Day – April 24th


„Wir verlangen sehr oft nur deshalb Tugenden von Anderen, damit unsere Fehler sich bequemer breit machen können“
von Ebner-Eschenbach, Marie. Aphorismen. 1880. p. 6, #20
SEE (English): http://books.google.com/books?id=pwEbAAAAYAAJ
SEE (German): http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/3/39/Aphorismen_Ebner-Eschenbach_%281893%29_006.gif
SEE (German): http://books.google.com/books?id=9dM5AAAAMAAJ
WEB PRESENCE: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marie_von_Ebner-Eschenbach
WEB PRESENCE: http://gutenberg.spiegel.de/autor/138 (Deutsch / German)

Thought for the Day – March 29th


“Hoe prachtig is het dat niemand een seconde hoeft te wachten om te beginnen met de wereld te verbeteren.”
Frank, Anne. The Diary of Anne Frank. Netherlands: Maple Press, 2011.
(12 June 1942 – 1 August 1944)
Entry dated: Unknown
SEE (English): http://books.google.com/books?id=tgnUAiIWBGAC
SEE (Dutch): http://books.google.com/books?id=J_UPAQAAIAAJ
FACEBOOK PAGE: https://www.facebook.com/annefrankhouse?ref=ts
NOTE: Anne wrote the diary from 12 June 1942 to 1 August 1944. The hiding place was betrayed and they were discovered on 4 August 1944. Anne died in the Bergen-Belsen Concentration Camp (northern Germany) in early March 1945 from typhoid.
For more information on Anne Frank: http://www.annefrank.org/
For more information on Jewish diaries: http://act.ushmm.org/content/diaries?source=20100908diaries&utm_medium=email&utm_source=ushmm&utm_campaign=20100908diaries