Einstein was absent-minded even as a youth. But we have to know that although today’s absent-mindedness may incur hurtful ridicule, tomorrow’s new and fulfilling realisation will claim the highest admiration and deepest gratitude. Once, when Einstein was young, he stayed overnight at a friend’s house. When he left the next morning, he forgot his suitcase. The friend’s parents said to Einstein’s parents, “That young man will never amount to anything, because he can’t remember anything.”

Sri Chinmoy, Einstein: scientist-sage, brother of atom-universe.First published by Agni Press in 1979.

This is the 374th book that Sri Chinmoy has written since he came to the West, in 1964.


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