Albert Einstein: “I would want to know why he started the universe”

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“I once thought that if I could ask God one question, I would ask how the universe began, because once I knew that, all the rest is simply equations. But as I got older I became less concerned with how the universe began. Rather, I would want to know why he started the universe. For once I knew that answer, then I would know the purpose of my own life.”

– Albert Einstein

Vintage sepia-toned photograph of Albert Einstein standing in front of a chalkboard with a circle drawn on it, holding a pipe in his right hand. He is looking directly at the camera with a subtle smile, his hair is characteristically unruly, and he wears a dark suit with a light-colored shirt and a tie.
Albert Einstein

“Albert Einstein: ‘I would want to know why he started the universe’” sources: Portrait taken circa 1905 – Wikimedia Commons.

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