Ask Albert

A handwritten note from Albert Einstein — originally given by Einstein in lieu of a tip to a courier — sold for a record $1.56m this week.

The note says (in German):

A quiet and modest life brings more joy than a pursuit of success bound with constant unrest.

One of the finest minds in the history of the universe concurs with our theory!

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Robert Wringham is a humorist and the editor-in-chief of New Escapologist.

2 Responses to “Ask Albert”

  1. ab says:

    I would love to know what the courier who received the note initially thougt

  2. Imagine being famous enough to do that.

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