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Albert Einstein
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
Albert Einstein
Reading, after a certain age, diverts the mind too much from its creative pursuits. Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.
Albert Einstein
Confusion of goals and perfection of means seems, in my opinion, to characterize our age.
Albert Einstein
Perfection of means and confusion of ends seem to characterize our age.
Albert Einstein
It is strange to be known so universally and yet to be so lonely.
Albert Einstein
Anger dwells only in the bosom of fools.
Albert Einstein
True art is characterized by an irresistible urge in the creative artist.
Albert Einstein
The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and science.
Albert Einstein
It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.
Albert Einstein
Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.
Albert Einstein
The pursuit of truth and beauty is a sphere of activity in which we are permitted to remain children all our lives.
Albert Einstein
Our task must be to free ourselves by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature and its beauty.
Albert Einstein
I believe that a simple and unassuming manner of life is best for everyone, best both for the body and the mind.
Albert Einstein
The hardest thing to understand in the world is the income tax.
Albert Einstein
If the facts don't fit the theory, change the facts.
Albert Einstein
The fear of death is the most unjustified of all fears, for there's no risk of accident for someone who's dead.
Albert Einstein
Intellectual growth should commence at birth and cease only at death.
Albert Einstein
The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.
Albert Einstein
Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school.
Albert Einstein
It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education.
Albert Einstein
The environment is everything that isn't me.
Albert Einstein
Before God we are all equally wise - and equally foolish.
Albert Einstein
The only source of knowledge is experience.
Albert Einstein
The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and science.
Albert Einstein
It was the experience of mystery - even if mixed with fear - that engendered religion.
Albert Einstein
That deep emotional conviction of the presence of a superior reasoning power, which is revealed in the incomprehensible universe, forms my idea of God.
Albert Einstein
God always takes the simplest way.
Albert Einstein
If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed.
Albert Einstein
The fear of death is the most unjustified of all fears, for there's no risk of accident for someone who's dead.
Albert Einstein
It was the experience of mystery - even if mixed with fear - that engendered religion.
Albert Einstein
When you are courting a nice girl an hour seems like a second. When you sit on a red-hot cinder a second seems like an hour. That's relativity.
Albert Einstein
If the facts don't fit the theory, change the facts.
Albert Einstein
I never think of the future - it comes soon enough.
Albert Einstein
The distinction between the past, present and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion.
Albert Einstein
When the solution is simple, God is answering.
Albert Einstein
Before God we are all equally wise - and equally foolish.
Albert Einstein
That deep emotional conviction of the presence of a superior reasoning power, which is revealed in the incomprehensible universe, forms my idea of God.
Albert Einstein
I cannot imagine a God who rewards and punishes the objects of his creation and is but a reflection of human frailty.
Albert Einstein
God always takes the simplest way.
Albert Einstein
God does not play dice.
Albert Einstein
I do not believe in the God of theology who rewards good and punishes evil.
Albert Einstein
I shall never believe that God plays dice with the world.
Albert Einstein
We should take care not to make the intellect our god it has, of course, powerful muscles, but no personality.
Albert Einstein
Morality is of the highest importance - but for us, not for God.
Albert Einstein
God may be subtle, but he isn't plain mean.
Albert Einstein
If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed.
Albert Einstein
An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.
Albert Einstein
He who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead his eyes are closed.
Albert Einstein
I do not believe in the God of theology who rewards good and punishes evil.
Albert Einstein
Nothing is more destructive of respect for the government and the law of the land than passing laws which cannot be enforced.
Albert Einstein
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
Albert Einstein
Most people say that it is the intellect which makes a great scientist. They are wrong: it is character.
Albert Einstein
It gives me great pleasure indeed to see the stubbornness of an incorrigible nonconformist warmly acclaimed.
Albert Einstein
You ask me if I keep a notebook to record my great ideas. I've only ever had one.
Albert Einstein
A table, a chair, a bowl of fruit and a violin what else does a man need to be happy?
Albert Einstein
The devil has put a penalty on all things we enjoy in life. Either we suffer in health or we suffer in soul or we get fat.
Albert Einstein
Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning.
Albert Einstein
If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed.
Albert Einstein
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
Albert Einstein
Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life's coming attractions.
Albert Einstein
I cannot imagine a God who rewards and punishes the objects of his creation and is but a reflection of human frailty.
Albert Einstein
The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination.
Albert Einstein
Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere.
Albert Einstein
I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination.
Albert Einstein
To raise new questions, new possibilities, to regard old problems from a new angle, requires creative imagination and marks real advance in science.
Albert Einstein
The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.
Albert Einstein
It's not that I'm so smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer.
Albert Einstein
Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.
Albert Einstein
Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them.
Albert Einstein
We should take care not to make the intellect our god it has, of course, powerful muscles, but no personality.
Albert Einstein
Information is not knowledge.
Albert Einstein
The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination.
Albert Einstein
The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination.
Albert Einstein
Information is not knowledge.
Albert Einstein
Knowledge of what is does not open the door directly to what should be.
Albert Einstein
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
Albert Einstein
The only source of knowledge is experience.
Albert Einstein
It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.
Albert Einstein
Whoever undertakes to set himself up as a judge of Truth and Knowledge is shipwrecked by the laughter of the gods.
Albert Einstein
The gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge.
Albert Einstein
There comes a time when the mind takes a higher plane of knowledge but can never prove how it got there.
Albert Einstein
Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school.
Albert Einstein
If we knew what it was we were doing, it would not be called research, would it?
Albert Einstein
The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.
Albert Einstein
Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile.
Albert Einstein
Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life's coming attractions.
Albert Einstein
The devil has put a penalty on all things we enjoy in life. Either we suffer in health or we suffer in soul or we get fat.
Albert Einstein
I believe that a simple and unassuming manner of life is best for everyone, best both for the body and the mind.
Albert Einstein
The monotony and solitude of a quiet life stimulates the creative mind.
Albert Einstein
Without deep reflection one knows from daily life that one exists for other people.
Albert Einstein
Gravitation is not responsible for people falling in love.
Albert Einstein
Love is a better teacher than duty.
Albert Einstein
You can't blame gravity for falling in love.
Albert Einstein
People love chopping wood. In this activity one immediately sees results.
Albert Einstein
Force always attracts men of low morality.
Albert Einstein
You have to learn the rules of the game. And then you have to play better than anyone else.
Albert Einstein
He who joyfully marches to music in rank and file has already earned my contempt. He has been given a large brain by mistake, since for him the spinal cord would suffice.
Albert Einstein
Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.
Albert Einstein
Our task must be to free ourselves by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature and its beauty.
Albert Einstein
Joy in looking and comprehending is nature's most beautiful gift.
Albert Einstein
We still do not know one thousandth of one percent of what nature has revealed to us.
Albert Einstein
Occurrences in this domain are beyond the reach of exact prediction because of the variety of factors in operation, not because of any lack of order in nature.
Albert Einstein
It stands to the everlasting credit of science that by acting on the human mind it has overcome man's insecurity before himself and before nature.
Albert Einstein
Nationalism is an infantile disease. It is the measles of mankind.
Albert Einstein
Heroism on command, senseless violence, and all the loathsome nonsense that goes by the name of patriotism - how passionately I hate them!
Albert Einstein
Peace cannot be kept by force it can only be achieved by understanding.
Albert Einstein
I am not only a pacifist but a militant pacifist. I am willing to fight for peace. Nothing will end war unless the people themselves refuse to go to war.
Albert Einstein
Pure mathematics is, in its way, the poetry of logical ideas.
Albert Einstein
Politics is for the present, but an equation is for eternity.
Albert Einstein
The gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge.
Albert Einstein
That deep emotional conviction of the presence of a superior reasoning power, which is revealed in the incomprehensible universe, forms my idea of God.
Albert Einstein
The attempt to combine wisdom and power has only rarely been successful and then only for a short while.
Albert Einstein
The unleashed power of the atom has changed everything save our modes of thinking and we thus drift toward unparalleled catastrophe.
Albert Einstein
Morality is of the highest importance - but for us, not for God.
Albert Einstein
Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.
Albert Einstein
My religion consists of a humble admiration of the illimitable superior spirit who reveals himself in the slight details we are able to perceive with our frail and feeble mind.
Albert Einstein
I am a deeply religious nonbeliever - this is a somewhat new kind of religion.
Albert Einstein
True religion is real living living with all one's soul, with all one's goodness and righteousness.
Albert Einstein
One strength of the communist system of the East is that it has some of the character of a religion and inspires the emotions of a religion.
Albert Einstein
It was the experience of mystery - even if mixed with fear - that engendered religion.
Albert Einstein
Everyone should be respected as an individual, but no one idolized.
Albert Einstein
Let every man be respected as an individual and no man idolized.
Albert Einstein
Nothing is more destructive of respect for the government and the law of the land than passing laws which cannot be enforced.
Albert Einstein
Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former.
Albert Einstein
No amount of experimentation can ever prove me right a single experiment can prove me wrong.
Albert Einstein
Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.
Albert Einstein
The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and science.
Albert Einstein
To raise new questions, new possibilities, to regard old problems from a new angle, requires creative imagination and marks real advance in science.
Albert Einstein
Science is a wonderful thing if one does not have to earn one's living at it.
Albert Einstein
The grand aim of all science is to cover the greatest number of empirical facts by logical deduction from the smallest number of hypotheses or axioms.
Albert Einstein
Most of the fundamental ideas of science are essentially simple, and may, as a rule, be expressed in a language comprehensible to everyone.
Albert Einstein
The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
Albert Einstein
The man of science is a poor philosopher.
Albert Einstein
It stands to the everlasting credit of science that by acting on the human mind it has overcome man's insecurity before himself and before nature.
Albert Einstein
All that is valuable in human society depends upon the opportunity for development accorded the individual.
Albert Einstein
Only one who devotes himself to a cause with his whole strength and soul can be a true master. For this reason mastery demands all of a person.
Albert Einstein
One strength of the communist system of the East is that it has some of the character of a religion and inspires the emotions of a religion.
Albert Einstein
Try not to become a man of success, but rather try to become a man of value.
Albert Einstein
Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value.
Albert Einstein
It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.
Albert Einstein
Love is a better teacher than duty.
Albert Einstein
It has become appallingly obvious that our technology has exceeded our humanity.
Albert Einstein
The only reason for time is so that everything doesn't happen at once.
Albert Einstein
I think and think for months and years. Ninety-nine times, the conclusion is false. The hundredth time I am right.
Albert Einstein
There comes a time when the mind takes a higher plane of knowledge but can never prove how it got there.
Albert Einstein
Time is what prevents everything from happening at once.
Albert Einstein
Anyone who doesn't take truth seriously in small matters cannot be trusted in large ones either.
Albert Einstein
In matters of truth and justice, there is no difference between large and small problems, for issues concerning the treatment of people are all the same.
Albert Einstein
If you are out to describe the truth, leave elegance to the tailor.
Albert Einstein
The pursuit of truth and beauty is a sphere of activity in which we are permitted to remain children all our lives.
Albert Einstein
Whoever is careless with the truth in small matters cannot be trusted with important matters.
Albert Einstein
Whoever undertakes to set himself up as a judge of Truth and Knowledge is shipwrecked by the laughter of the gods.
Albert Einstein
He who joyfully marches to music in rank and file has already earned my contempt. He has been given a large brain by mistake, since for him the spinal cord would suffice.
Albert Einstein
The release of atomic energy has not created a new problem. It has merely made more urgent the necessity of solving an existing one.
Albert Einstein
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
Albert Einstein
I am not only a pacifist but a militant pacifist. I am willing to fight for peace. Nothing will end war unless the people themselves refuse to go to war.
Albert Einstein
It is my conviction that killing under the cloak of war is nothing but an act of murder.
Albert Einstein
I do not believe that civilization will be wiped out in a war fought with the atomic bomb. Perhaps two-thirds of the people of the earth will be killed.
Albert Einstein
You cannot simultaneously prevent and prepare for war.
Albert Einstein
Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.
Albert Einstein
The attempt to combine wisdom and power has only rarely been successful and then only for a short while.
Albert Einstein
The world as we have created it is a process of our thinking. It cannot be changed without changing our thinking.
Albert Einstein
There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.
Albert Einstein
Try not to become a man of success. Rather become a man of value.
Albert Einstein
If you can't explain it to a six year old, you don't understand it yourself.
Albert Einstein
If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales. If you want them to be more intelligent, read them more fairy tales.
Albert Einstein
Logic will get you from A to Z; imagination will get you everywhere.
Albert Einstein
Any fool can know. The point is to understand.
Albert Einstein
Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.
Albert Einstein
If I were not a physicist, I would probably be a musician. I often think in music. I live my daydreams in music. I see my life in terms of music.
Albert Einstein
Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.
Albert Einstein
When you trip over love, it is easy to get up. But when you fall in love, it is impossible to stand again.
Albert Einstein
Love is a better master than duty.
Albert Einstein
No, this trick won't work... How on earth are you ever going to explain in terms of chemistry and physics so important a biological phenomenon as first love?
Albert Einstein
I speak to everyone in the same way, whether he is the garbage man or the president of the university.
Albert Einstein
We know from daily life that we exist for other people first of all, for whose smiles and well-being our own happiness depends.
Albert Einstein
The tragedy of life is what dies inside a man while he lives.
Albert Einstein
All religions, arts and sciences are branches of the same tree. All these aspirations are directed toward ennobling man's life, lifting it from the sphere of mere physical existence and leading the individual towards freedom.[Moral Decay (first published 1937)]
Albert Einstein
Dancers are the athletes of God.
Albert Einstein
Life isn't worth living, unless it is lived for someone else.
Albert Einstein
I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.
Albert Einstein
You never fail until you stop trying.
Albert Einstein
I must be willing to give up what I am in order to become what I will be.
Albert Einstein
Once we accept our limits, we go beyond them.
Albert Einstein
Only those who attempt the absurd can achieve the impossible.
Albert Einstein
Do not worry about your difficulties in Mathematics. I can assure you mine are still greater.
Albert Einstein
God is subtle but he is not malicious.
Albert Einstein
Everything is determined, the beginning as well as the end, by forces over which we have no control. It is determined for the insect, as well as for the star. Human beings, vegetables, or cosmic dust, we all dance to a mysterious tune, intoned in the distance by an invisible piper.
Albert Einstein
It is harder to crack prejudice than an atom.
Albert Einstein
Small is the number of them that see with their own eyes and feel with their own hearts.
Albert Einstein
Although I am a typical loner in my daily life, my awareness of belonging to the invisible community of those who strive for truth, beauty, and justice has prevented me from feelings of isolation.
Albert Einstein
It occurred to me by intuition, and music was the driving force behind that intuition. My discovery was the result of musical perception.
Albert Einstein
Adversity introduces a man to himself.
Albert Einstein
Great spirits have always encountered opposition from mediocre minds. The mediocre mind is incapable of understanding the man who refuses to bow blindly to conventional prejudices and chooses instead to express his opinions courageously and honestly.
Albert Einstein
Never memorize something that you can look up.
Albert Einstein
Black holes are where God divided by zero.
Albert Einstein
I never made one of my discoveries through the process of rational thinking
Albert Einstein
Student: Dr. Einstein, Aren't these the same questions as last year's [physics] final exam?Dr. Einstein: Yes; But this year the answers are different.
Albert Einstein
Even on the most solemn occasions I got away without wearing socks and hid that lack of civilization in high boots
Albert Einstein
You see, wire telegraph is a kind of a very, very long cat. You pull his tail in New York and his head is meowing in Los Angeles. Do you understand this? And radio operates exactly the same way: you send signals here, they receive them there. The only difference is that there is no cat.