Imagination is more important than knowledge — it encircles the whole world.
—Albert Einstein (1879-1955)
There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio, than are dreamt of in your philosophy.
By Stuart Mitchner
If you were to measure their relative value in light of Einstein’s statement, Shakespeare would have the advantage because the works of his imagination can be apprehended while Einstein’s require a knowledge of mathematics and physics most people don’t possess. Unfair and illogical though it may be, the wonders of Shakespeare’s language supercede the relatively impenetrable wonders of Einstein’s theory. more