Born today, which is called Pi Day in most math classes, was none other than Albert Einstein (March 14th, 1879 – April 18th, 1955). Although his IQ score was 160, there are many others who score much higher in different fields. Yet the key to Einstein’s mind lies not in his theory of Relativity, but in his Five Maxims for Achieving Excellence. – Martin Armstrong
1. Imagination is more important than knowledge.
2. Reading, after a certain age, diverts the mind too much from its creative pursuits. Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.
3. The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing. One cannot help but be in awe when he contemplates the mysteries of eternity, of life, of the marvelous structure of reality. It is enough if one tries merely to comprehend a little of this mystery every day. Never lose a holy curiosity.
4. The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and science.
5. The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources