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Who Said It? Albert Einstein or C.S. Lewis
by Staff
One was a celebrated author, the other a famed physicist. What the two shared was a public exposure of their religious beliefs. Big E had an on-again, off-again relationship with God, while C.S. was an avowed atheist during his early years.

"When I accept Theology I may find difficulties, at this point or that, in harmonising it with some particular truths which are imbedded in the mythical cosmology derived from science."

  • Einstein
  • Lewis
  • Pope John Paul II

"Try and penetrate with our limited means the secrets of nature and you will find that, behind all the discernible laws and connections, there remains something subtle, tangible and inexplicable."

  • Einstein
  • Lewis
  • The Dalai Lama

"If we are a small thing to space and time, space and time are a much smaller thing to God."

  • Einstein
  • Lewis
  • Benazir Bhutto

"Inner space is the real frontier."

  • Einstein
  • Lewis
  • Gloria Steinem

"I have come to the conviction that if you cannot translate your thoughts into uneducated language, then your thoughts were confused."

  • Einstein
  • Lewis
  • Mahatma Gandhi

"No one can read the Gospels without feeling the actual presence of Jesus. His personality pulsates in every word. No myth is filled with such life."

  • Einstein
  • Lewis
  • Billy Graham

"Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works."

  • Einstein
  • Lewis
  • Carl Sagan

"Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited, whereas imagination embraces the entire world, stimulating progress, giving birth to evolution."

  • Einstein
  • Lewis
  • Benjamin Franklin

"The important question is whether 'Nature' -- the thing studied by the sciences -- is the only thing in existence."

  • Einstein
  • Lewis
  • Enrico Fermi

"It is nothing short of a miracle that the modern methods of instruction have not yet entirely strangled the holy curiosity of inquiry…"

  • Einstein
  • Lewis
  • Maria Montessori