I have this poster three feet high framed in my living room. I absolutely love it. Einstein looks like he is having the kind of enjoyment that a child gets out of riding a bike. I feel good every time I look at it. That is also exactly how I feel when riding my bicycle.
Joy in motion
I found the following quotes on the Argonauts website.
I thought of that while riding my bicycle – Albert Einstein on The Theory of Relativity
Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving ~ Albert Einstein
Whenever I see an adult on a bicycle, I have hope for the human race. ~ H.G. Wells
Cycle tracks will abound in Utopia. ~ H.G. Wells
When the spirits are low, when the day appears dark, when work becomes monotonous, when hope hardly seems worth having, just mount a bicycle and go out for a spin down the road, without thought on anything but the ride you are taking. ~ Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Let me tell you what I think of bicycling. I think it has done more to emancipate women than anything else in the world. It gives women a feeling of freedom and self-reliance. I stand and rejoice every time I see a woman ride by on a wheel…the picture of free, untrammelled womanhood. ~ Susan B. Anthony 1896
Poochie and me on Northerly Island in Chicago
And, of course, Mark Twain’s “Get a bicycle. You will certainly not regret it, if you live.” 1884