“Is not thought possible without language? So we can’t think of concept and concept combinations without the words needing to come to mind? Don’t each of us have a hard time remembering words, even though the connection between ‘things’ is so obvious?”
“An individual’s mental development and mentality are strongly dependent on that person’s language.”
According to Einstein, a shared language means a shared mindset. For this reason, Einstein sees the language of science as a global language that affects people’s thinking.
“The super-national character of scientific concepts and scientific language derives from the fact that it was developed by the best minds from all countries and all times. As a whole and as a result, as a collaborative effort, they have created a spiritual tool that has led to technical revolutions that have changed people’s lives in recent centuries. Their conceptual systems acted as a guide in the dizzying chaos of perception, so that we were able to understand general truths from specific observations.”
“If we sincerely and willingly desire security and well-being and the free development of every human being, we are not deprived of the means to achieve such a state. If even a small group of people pursue such goals, their superiority will prove itself in the long run.”