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Einstein's note on modest living sold at auction for US$1.56m

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The note that Albert Einstein gave to a courier in Tokyo in 1922. Written on hotel stationery from the Imperial Hotel in Tokyo, it says in German that "a quiet and modest life brings more joy than a pursuit of success bound with constant unrest" .

Jerusalem

A NOTE that Albert Einstein gave to a courier in Tokyo briefly describing his theory on happy living sold at auction in Jerusalem on Tuesday for US$1.56 million, Winner's Auction said.

The winning bid for the note far exceeded the pre-auction estimate of between US$5,000...

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