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Erno Rubik
July 13, 1944 -
Nationality: Hungarian
Category: Inventor

But for me, it was a code I myself had invented! Yet I could not read it.


Like after a nice walk when you have seen many lovely sights you decide to go home, after a while I decided it was time to go home, let us put the cubes back in order. And it was at that moment that I came face to face with the Big Challenge: What is the way home?


I've always been passionate about geometry and the study of three-dimensional forms.


It was tremendously satisfying to watch this color parade.


Our whole life is solving puzzles.


A good puzzle, it's a fair thing. Nobody is lying. It's very clear, and the problem depends just on you.


The problems of puzzles are very near the problems of life.


The Cube is an imitation of life itself - or even an improvement on life.


I want to try to keep my life the same.


We turn the Cube and it twists us.


Once I completed the Cube and demonstrated it to my students, I realized it was nearly impossible to put down.


But thanks to my invention, my capitalist friends and I were able to bring the government to its knees.


This was such an extraordinary situation that I simply could not accept it.


I was somewhat out of place among my classmates; I could not be as bohemian as they were.


And, not only in Budapest. I worked very closely with a very powerful government organization, which shall remain unidentified, to develop the mass marketed version of the Cube.


Yes, but with the Cube there are many flashes, there are many aha's.


I do not truly consider myself an icon, but the Cube has been quite successful.


The Cube can seem alive as it heats up in your hand. The fact that each face of the Cube is made of three layers of three blocks has an important meaning.


Usually we are saying only part of the truth.


In my teaching, I enjoyed creating models to clearly communicate my thoughts.


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