My position concerning God is that of an agnostic. I am convinced that a vivid consciousness of the primary importance of moral principles for the betterment and ennoblement of life does not need the idea of a law-giver, especially a law-giver who works on the basis of reward and punishment.

Albert Einstein (1879-1955) German-American physicist
Letter to M. Berkowitz (25 Oct 1950) [Einstein Archive 59-215]
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