A society's competitive advantage will come not from how well its schools teach the multiplication and periodic tables, but from how well they stimulate imagination and creativity.
It is a scale of proportions which makes the bad difficult and the good easy.
We are all life trying to live, among other life trying to live.
An autocratic system of coercion, in my opinion soon degenerates. For force always attract men of low morality.
Space-time is not necessarily something to which one can ascribe a separate existence, independently of the actual objects of physical reality. Physical objects are not in space, but these objects are spatially extended. In this way the concept "empty space" loses its meaning.
Look into nature, and then you will understand it better.