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586 Intelligent Quotes by Albert Einstein (Page 2 of 3)

Quote: The most important human endeavor is the striving for morality in our actions. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

The most important human endeavor is the striving for morality in our actions.

Longer Version/[Notes]:

The most important human endeavor is the striving for morality in our actions. Our inner balance and even our very existence depend on it. Only morality in our actions can give beauty and dignity to life.


Quote: I cannot accept any concept of God based on the fear of life or the fear of death, or blind faith. I cannot prove to you that there is no personal God, but if I were to speak of him I would be a liar. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

I cannot accept any concept of God based on the fear of life or the fear of death, or blind faith. I cannot prove to you that there is no personal God, but if I were to speak of him I would be a liar.


Quote: All our thinking is of this nature, a free play with concepts. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

All our thinking is of this nature, a free play with concepts.


Quote: Every day, man is making bigger and better fool-proof things, and every day, nature is making bigger and better fools. So far, I think nature is winning. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Every day, man is making bigger and better fool-proof things, and every day, nature is making bigger and better fools. So far, I think nature is winning.


Quote: When I was still a rather precocious young man, I already realized most vividly the futility of the hopes and aspirations that most men pursue throughout their lives. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

When I was still a rather precocious young man, I already realized most vividly the futility of the hopes and aspirations that most men pursue throughout their lives.


Quote: No idea is conceived in our mind independent of our five senses i.e., no idea is divinely inspired. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

No idea is conceived in our mind independent of our five senses i.e., no idea is divinely inspired.


Quote: There is no greater satisfaction for a just and well-meaning person than the knowledge that he has devoted his best energies to the service of the good cause. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

There is no greater satisfaction for a just and well-meaning person than the knowledge that he has devoted his best energies to the service of the good cause.


Quote: The flag is a symbol of the fact that man is still a herd animal. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

The flag is a symbol of the fact that man is still a herd animal.


Quote: Everyday is an oportunity to make a new happy ending. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Everyday is an oportunity to make a new happy ending.


Quote: I know what it's like to see one's mother go through the agony of death and be unable to help; there is no consolation. We all have to bear such heavy burdens, for they are unalterably linked to life. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

I know what it's like to see one's mother go through the agony of death and be unable to help; there is no consolation. We all have to bear such heavy burdens, for they are unalterably linked to life.


Quote: The wing structure of the hornet, in relation to its weight, is not suitable for flight, but he does not know this and flies anyway. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

The wing structure of the hornet, in relation to its weight, is not suitable for flight, but he does not know this and flies anyway.


Quote: In scientific thinking are always present elements of poetry. Science and music requires a thought homogeneous. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

In scientific thinking are always present elements of poetry. Science and music requires a thought homogeneous.


Quote: America is today the hope of all honorable men who respect the rights of their fellow men and who believe in the principle of freedom and justice. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

America is today the hope of all honorable men who respect the rights of their fellow men and who believe in the principle of freedom and justice.


Quote: The development of general ability for independent thinking and judgment should always be placed foremost, not the acquisition of special knowledge. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

The development of general ability for independent thinking and judgment should always be placed foremost, not the acquisition of special knowledge.


Quote: If I had foreseen Hiroshima and Nagasaki, I would have torn up my formula in 1905. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

If I had foreseen Hiroshima and Nagasaki, I would have torn up my formula in 1905.


Quote: There two things that are infinite, human stupidity and the universe, I don't know about the universe. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

There two things that are infinite, human stupidity and the universe, I don't know about the universe.


Quote: The normal objective of my thought affords no insight into the dark places of human will and feeling. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

The normal objective of my thought affords no insight into the dark places of human will and feeling.


Quote: We believe that an informed citizenry will act for life and not for death. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

We believe that an informed citizenry will act for life and not for death.


Quote: I came to America because of the great, great freedom which I heard existed in this country. I made a mistake in selecting America as a land of freedom, a mistake I cannot repair in the balance of my lifetime. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

I came to America because of the great, great freedom which I heard existed in this country. I made a mistake in selecting America as a land of freedom, a mistake I cannot repair in the balance of my lifetime.


Quote: I live my daydreams in music. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

I live my daydreams in music.

Longer Version/[Notes]:

I live my daydreams in music I see my life in terms of music. I get most joy in life out of music.


Quote: The greatest knowledge a person can possess is the address of the local library. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

The greatest knowledge a person can possess is the address of the local library.


Quote: Mankind must give up war in the Atomic Era. What is at stake is the life or death of humanity. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Mankind must give up war in the Atomic Era. What is at stake is the life or death of humanity.


Quote: My feeling is religious insofar as I am imbued with the consciousness of the insufficiency of the human mind to understand more deeply the harmony of the Universe which we try to formulate as laws of nature. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

My feeling is religious insofar as I am imbued with the consciousness of the insufficiency of the human mind to understand more deeply the harmony of the Universe which we try to formulate as laws of nature.


Quote: All meaningful and lasting change starts first in your imagination and then works its way out. Imagination is more important than knowledge. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

All meaningful and lasting change starts first in your imagination and then works its way out. Imagination is more important than knowledge.


Quote: Highly developed spirits often encounter resistance from mediocre minds. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Highly developed spirits often encounter resistance from mediocre minds.


Quote: Don't second guess the mistakes you've made, others will do that for you. Make things as simple as possible, but not simpler. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Don't second guess the mistakes you've made, others will do that for you. Make things as simple as possible, but not simpler.


Quote: Yes, we now have to divide up our time like that, between politics and our equations. But to me our equations are far more important, for politics are only a matter of present concern. A mathematical equation stands forever. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Yes, we now have to divide up our time like that, between politics and our equations. But to me our equations are far more important, for politics are only a matter of present concern. A mathematical equation stands forever.


Quote: I have come to know the mutability of all human relationships and have learned to insulate myself against both heat and cold so that a temperature balance is fairly well assured. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

I have come to know the mutability of all human relationships and have learned to insulate myself against both heat and cold so that a temperature balance is fairly well assured.


Quote: I know that philosophically a murderer is not responsible for his crime, but I prefer not to take tea with him. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

I know that philosophically a murderer is not responsible for his crime, but I prefer not to take tea with him.


Quote: I am doing just fine, considering that I have triumphantly survived Nazism and two wives. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

I am doing just fine, considering that I have triumphantly survived Nazism and two wives.


Quote: The minority, the ruling class at present, has the schools and press, usually the Church as well, under its thumb. This enables it to organize and sway the emotions of the masses, and make its tool of them. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

The minority, the ruling class at present, has the schools and press, usually the Church as well, under its thumb. This enables it to organize and sway the emotions of the masses, and make its tool of them.


Quote: Our separation from each other is an optical illusion. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Our separation from each other is an optical illusion.


Quote: Mathematics are well and good but Nature keeps dragging us around by the nose. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Mathematics are well and good but Nature keeps dragging us around by the nose.


Quote: Common sense is nothing more than a deposit of prejudices laid down by the mind before you reach eighteen. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Common sense is nothing more than a deposit of prejudices laid down by the mind before you reach eighteen.


Quote: The conscientious objector is a revoultionary. On deciding to disobey the law he sacrifices his personal interests to the most important cause of working for the betterment of society. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

The conscientious objector is a revoultionary. On deciding to disobey the law he sacrifices his personal interests to the most important cause of working for the betterment of society.


Quote: As the area of light expands, so does the perimeter of darkness. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

As the area of light expands, so does the perimeter of darkness.


Quote: A thousand things can prove me right and one can prove me wrong. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

A thousand things can prove me right and one can prove me wrong.


Quote: For the most part, I do the thing which my own nature prompts me to do. It is embarrassing to earn so much respect and love for it. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

For the most part, I do the thing which my own nature prompts me to do. It is embarrassing to earn so much respect and love for it.


Quote: Physical concepts are free creations of the human mind, and are not, however it may seem, uniquely determined by the external world. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Physical concepts are free creations of the human mind, and are not, however it may seem, uniquely determined by the external world.


Quote: The bigotry of the nonbeliever is for me nearly as funny as the bigotry of the believer. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

The bigotry of the nonbeliever is for me nearly as funny as the bigotry of the believer.


Quote: There is one ray of hope. It seems to me that today the responsible leaders of the several peoples have, in the main, the honest will to abolish war. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

There is one ray of hope. It seems to me that today the responsible leaders of the several peoples have, in the main, the honest will to abolish war.


Quote: The pursuit of knowledge is more valuable than its possession. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

The pursuit of knowledge is more valuable than its possession.


Quote: The highest principles for our aspirations and judgments are given to us in the Jewish-Christian religious tradition. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

The highest principles for our aspirations and judgments are given to us in the Jewish-Christian religious tradition.


Quote: The state was made for man, not man for state. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

The state was made for man, not man for state.


Quote: I regard class differences as contrary to justice and, in the last resort, based on force. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

I regard class differences as contrary to justice and, in the last resort, based on force.


Quote: You can't solve your problems by using the same thinking 
 that got you into those problems in the first place. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

You can't solve your problems by using the same thinking
that got you into those problems in the first place.


Quote: It is a precarious undertaking to say anything reliable about aims and intentions. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

It is a precarious undertaking to say anything reliable about aims and intentions.


Quote: Even though the realms of religion and science in themselves are clearly marked off from each other, nevertheless there exist between the two strong reciprocal relationships and dependencies. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Even though the realms of religion and science in themselves are clearly marked off from each other, nevertheless there exist between the two strong reciprocal relationships and dependencies.


Quote: It is open to every man to choose the direction of his striving; and also every man may draw comfort from Lessing's fine saying, that the search for truth is more precious than its possession. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

It is open to every man to choose the direction of his striving; and also every man may draw comfort from Lessing's fine saying, that the search for truth is more precious than its possession.


Quote: The right to search for truth implies also a duty. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

The right to search for truth implies also a duty.


Quote: You are right in speaking of the moral foundations of science, but you cannot turn around and speak of the scientific foundations of morality. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

You are right in speaking of the moral foundations of science, but you cannot turn around and speak of the scientific foundations of morality.


Quote: If you have never failed, you have never tried anything new. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

If you have never failed, you have never tried anything new.


Quote: My sense of god is my sense of wonder about the universe. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

My sense of god is my sense of wonder about the universe.


Quote: Empathy is patiently and sincerely seeing the world through the other person's eyes. It is not learned in school; it is cultivated over a lifetime. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Empathy is patiently and sincerely seeing the world through the other person's eyes. It is not learned in school; it is cultivated over a lifetime.


Quote: Only in mathematics and physics was I, through self-study, far beyond the school curriculum, and also with regard to philosophy as it was taught in the school curriculum. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Only in mathematics and physics was I, through self-study, far beyond the school curriculum, and also with regard to philosophy as it was taught in the school curriculum.


Quote: The future is an unknown, but a somewhat predictable unknown. To look to the future we must first look back upon the past. That is where the seeds of the future were planted. I never think of the future. It comes soon enough. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

The future is an unknown, but a somewhat predictable unknown. To look to the future we must first look back upon the past. That is where the seeds of the future were planted. I never think of the future. It comes soon enough.


Quote: I am convinced there is only one way to eliminate these grave evils, namely through the establishment of a socialist economy, accompanied by an educational system which would be oriented toward social goals. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

I am convinced there is only one way to eliminate these grave evils, namely through the establishment of a socialist economy, accompanied by an educational system which would be oriented toward social goals.


Quote: The significant problems we have cannot be solved at the same level of thinking with which we created them. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

The significant problems we have cannot be solved at the same level of thinking with which we created them.


Quote: Unlimited competition leads to a huge waste of labor, and to that crippling of the social consciousness of individuals. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Unlimited competition leads to a huge waste of labor, and to that crippling of the social consciousness of individuals.


Quote: Keep on sowing your seed, for you never know which will grow -- perhaps it all will. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Keep on sowing your seed, for you never know which will grow -- perhaps it all will.


Quote: Except in mathematics, the shortest distance between point A and point B is seldom a straight line. I don't believe in mathematics. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Except in mathematics, the shortest distance between point A and point B is seldom a straight line. I don't believe in mathematics.


Quote: My comprehension of God comes from a deeply felt conviction of a superior intelligence that reveals itself in the knowable world. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

My comprehension of God comes from a deeply felt conviction of a superior intelligence that reveals itself in the knowable world.


Quote: Life is sacred, that is to say, it is the supreme value, to which all other values are subordinate. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Life is sacred, that is to say, it is the supreme value, to which all other values are subordinate.


Quote: Some men spend a lifetime in an attempt to comprehend the complexities of women. Others pre-occupy themselves with somewhat simpler tasks, such as understanding the theory of relativity! by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Some men spend a lifetime in an attempt to comprehend the complexities of women. Others pre-occupy themselves with somewhat simpler tasks, such as understanding the theory of relativity!


Quote: When the Special Theory of Relativity began to germinate in me, I was visited by all sorts of nervous conflicts... I used to go away for weeks in a state of confusion. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

When the Special Theory of Relativity began to germinate in me, I was visited by all sorts of nervous conflicts... I used to go away for weeks in a state of confusion.


Quote: I want to know how God created this world. I am not interested in this or that phenomenon, in the spectrum of this or that element. I want to know God's thoughts, the rest are details. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

I want to know how God created this world. I am not interested in this or that phenomenon, in the spectrum of this or that element. I want to know God's thoughts, the rest are details.


Quote: A man's value to the community primarily depends on how far his feelings, thoughts, and actions are directed towards promoting the good of his fellows. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

A man's value to the community primarily depends on how far his feelings, thoughts, and actions are directed towards promoting the good of his fellows.


Quote: I have not eaten enough of the tree of knowledge, though in my profession I am obligated to feed on it regularly. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

I have not eaten enough of the tree of knowledge, though in my profession I am obligated to feed on it regularly.


Quote: Everyone has two choices. We're either full of love... or full of fear. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Everyone has two choices. We're either full of love... or full of fear.


Quote: The true measure of a man is the degree to which he has managed to subjugate his ego. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

The true measure of a man is the degree to which he has managed to subjugate his ego.


Quote: The most powerful force in the world is compound interest. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

The most powerful force in the world is compound interest.


Quote: That which is impenetrable to us really exists. Behind the secrets of nature remains something subtle, intangible, and inexplicable. Veneration for this force beyond anything that we can comprehend is my religion. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

That which is impenetrable to us really exists. Behind the secrets of nature remains something subtle, intangible, and inexplicable. Veneration for this force beyond anything that we can comprehend is my religion.


Quote: It's very depressing to live in a time where it's easier to break an atom than a prejudice. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

It's very depressing to live in a time where it's easier to break an atom than a prejudice.


Quote: Our schoolbooks glorify war and conceal its horrors. They indoctrinate children with hatred. I would teach peace rather than war, love rather than hate. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Our schoolbooks glorify war and conceal its horrors. They indoctrinate children with hatred. I would teach peace rather than war, love rather than hate.


Quote: The dog is very smart. He feels sorry for me because I receive so much mail; that's why he tries to bite the mailman. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

The dog is very smart. He feels sorry for me because I receive so much mail; that's why he tries to bite the mailman.


Quote: Failure is only postponed success as long as courage 'coaches' ambition. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Failure is only postponed success as long as courage 'coaches' ambition.


Quote: What is the meaning of human life, or of organic life altogether? To answer this question at all implies a religion. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

What is the meaning of human life, or of organic life altogether? To answer this question at all implies a religion.

Longer Version/[Notes]:

What is the meaning of human life, or, for that matter, of the life of any creature? To know the answer to this question means to be religious. You ask: Does it make any sense, then, to pose this question? I answer: The man who regards his fellow creatures as meaningless is not merely unhappy but hardly fit for life.


Quote: Each makes this cosmos and its construction the pivot of his emotional life, in order to find in this way peace and security which he can not find in the narrow whirlpool of personal experience. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Each makes this cosmos and its construction the pivot of his emotional life, in order to find in this way peace and security which he can not find in the narrow whirlpool of personal experience.


Quote: The most important thing is to not stop questioning. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

The most important thing is to not stop questioning.


Quote: Mystery is the fundamental emotion that stands at the cradle of true art and true science. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Mystery is the fundamental emotion that stands at the cradle of true art and true science.


Quote: The wonder of nature does not become smaller because one cannot measure it by the standards of human moral and human aims. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

The wonder of nature does not become smaller because one cannot measure it by the standards of human moral and human aims.


Quote: Compounding is the 8th wonder of the world. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Compounding is the 8th wonder of the world.


Quote: Personally, I experience the greatest degree of pleasure in having contact with works of art. They furnish me with happy feelings of an intensity that I cannot derive from other sources. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Personally, I experience the greatest degree of pleasure in having contact with works of art. They furnish me with happy feelings of an intensity that I cannot derive from other sources.


Quote: A world government with powers adequate to guarantee security is not a remote ideal for the distant future. It is an urgent necessity if our civilization is to survive. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

A world government with powers adequate to guarantee security is not a remote ideal for the distant future. It is an urgent necessity if our civilization is to survive.


Quote: There is no salvation for civilization, or even the human race, other than the creation of a world government. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

There is no salvation for civilization, or even the human race, other than the creation of a world government.


Quote: Humankind's desire for peace can be realized only by the creation of a world government. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Humankind's desire for peace can be realized only by the creation of a world government.


Quote: Do not grow old, no matter how long you live. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Do not grow old, no matter how long you live.

Longer Version/[Notes]:

Do not grow old, no matter how long you live. Never cease to stand like curious children before the Great Mystery into which we were born.


Quote: It would be my greatest sadness to see Zionists (Jews) do to Palestinian Arabs much of what Nazis did to Jews. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

It would be my greatest sadness to see Zionists (Jews) do to Palestinian Arabs much of what Nazis did to Jews.


Quote: How vile and despicable war seems to me! I would rather be hacked to pieces than take part in such an abominable business. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

How vile and despicable war seems to me! I would rather be hacked to pieces than take part in such an abominable business.


Quote: How insidious Nature is when one is trying to get at it experimentally. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

How insidious Nature is when one is trying to get at it experimentally.


Quote: Fear or stupidity has always been the basis of most human actions. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Fear or stupidity has always been the basis of most human actions.


Quote: Academic chairs are many, but wise and noble teachers are few; lecture-rooms are numerous and large, but the number of young people who genuinely thirst after truth and justice is small. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Academic chairs are many, but wise and noble teachers are few; lecture-rooms are numerous and large, but the number of young people who genuinely thirst after truth and justice is small.


Quote: One should respect an honest person even if he expresses opinions differing from one's own. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

One should respect an honest person even if he expresses opinions differing from one's own.


Quote: Human knowledge and skills alone cannot lead humanity to a happy and dignified life. Humanity has every reason to place the proclaimers of high moral standards and values above the discoverers of objective truth. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Human knowledge and skills alone cannot lead humanity to a happy and dignified life. Humanity has every reason to place the proclaimers of high moral standards and values above the discoverers of objective truth.


Quote: This has been done elegantly by Minkowski; but chalk is cheaper than grey matter, and we will do it as it comes. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

This has been done elegantly by Minkowski; but chalk is cheaper than grey matter, and we will do it as it comes.


Quote: The tyranny of the ignoramuses is insurmountable and assured for all time. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

The tyranny of the ignoramuses is insurmountable and assured for all time.


Quote: Man's will, sustained by an indominable conviction, is much more powerful than material forces that seem insurmountable. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Man's will, sustained by an indominable conviction, is much more powerful than material forces that seem insurmountable.


Quote: Physics is essentially an intuitive and concrete science. Mathematics is only a means for expressing the laws that govern phenomena. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Physics is essentially an intuitive and concrete science. Mathematics is only a means for expressing the laws that govern phenomena.


Quote: My intellectual development was retarded, as a result of which I began to wonder about space and time only when I had already grown up. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

My intellectual development was retarded, as a result of which I began to wonder about space and time only when I had already grown up.


Quote: The special theory of relativity owes its origins to Maxwell's equations of the electromagnetic field. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

The special theory of relativity owes its origins to Maxwell's equations of the electromagnetic field.


Quote: What lead me more or less directly to the special theory of relativity was the conviction that the electromotive force acting on a body in motion in a magnetic field was nothing else but an electric field. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

What lead me more or less directly to the special theory of relativity was the conviction that the electromotive force acting on a body in motion in a magnetic field was nothing else but an electric field.


Quote: The scientist is activated by a wonder and awe before the mysterious comprehensibility of the universe which is yet finally beyond his grasp. In its profoundest depths it is inaccessible to man. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

The scientist is activated by a wonder and awe before the mysterious comprehensibility of the universe which is yet finally beyond his grasp. In its profoundest depths it is inaccessible to man.


Quote: The life of the individual has meaning only insofar as it aids in making the life of every living thing nobler and more beautiful. Life is sacred, that is to say, it is the supreme value, to which all other values are subordinate. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

The life of the individual has meaning only insofar as it aids in making the life of every living thing nobler and more beautiful. Life is sacred, that is to say, it is the supreme value, to which all other values are subordinate.


Quote: Galileo had already made a significant beginning toward a knowledge of the law of motion. He discovered the law of inertia and the law of bodies falling freely in the gravitational field of the earth. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Galileo had already made a significant beginning toward a knowledge of the law of motion. He discovered the law of inertia and the law of bodies falling freely in the gravitational field of the earth.


Quote: They come into being not through demonstration but through revelation, through the medium of powerful personalities. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

They come into being not through demonstration but through revelation, through the medium of powerful personalities.


Quote: Belief in an external world independent of the perceiving subject is the basis of all natural science. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Belief in an external world independent of the perceiving subject is the basis of all natural science.


Quote: But there is another reason for the high repute of mathematics: it is mathematics that offers the exact natural sciences a certain measure of security which, without mathematics, they could not attain. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

But there is another reason for the high repute of mathematics: it is mathematics that offers the exact natural sciences a certain measure of security which, without mathematics, they could not attain.


Quote: Behind all the discernible laws and connections, there remains something subtle, intangible and inexplicable. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Behind all the discernible laws and connections, there remains something subtle, intangible and inexplicable.


Quote: How many people are trapped in their everyday habits: part numb, part frightened, part indifferent? To have a better life we must keep choosing how we are living. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

How many people are trapped in their everyday habits: part numb, part frightened, part indifferent? To have a better life we must keep choosing how we are living.


Quote: As to science, we may well define it for our purpose as methodical thinking directed toward finding regulative connections between our sensual experiences. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

As to science, we may well define it for our purpose as methodical thinking directed toward finding regulative connections between our sensual experiences.


Quote: What a person thinks on his own without being stimulated by the thoughts and experiences of the other people is even in the best case rather paltry and monotonous. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

What a person thinks on his own without being stimulated by the thoughts and experiences of the other people is even in the best case rather paltry and monotonous.


Quote: We must begin to inculcate our children against militarism by educating them in the spirit of pacifism. Our schoolbooks glorify war and conceal it's horror. I would teach peace rather than war. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

We must begin to inculcate our children against militarism by educating them in the spirit of pacifism. Our schoolbooks glorify war and conceal it's horror. I would teach peace rather than war.


Quote: Nationalism, on my opinion, is nothing more than an idealistic rationalization for militarism and aggression. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Nationalism, on my opinion, is nothing more than an idealistic rationalization for militarism and aggression.


Quote: Non-cooperation in military matters should be an essential moral principle for all true scientists. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Non-cooperation in military matters should be an essential moral principle for all true scientists.


Quote: Violence sometimes may have cleared away obstructions quickly, but it never has proved itself creative. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Violence sometimes may have cleared away obstructions quickly, but it never has proved itself creative.


Quote: The Bible is a collection of honorable, but primitive legends which are still nevertheless pretty childish. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

The Bible is a collection of honorable, but primitive legends which are still nevertheless pretty childish.


Quote: A society's competitive advantage will come not from how well its schools teach the multiplication and periodic tables, but from how well they stimulate imagination and creativity. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

A society's competitive advantage will come not from how well its schools teach the multiplication and periodic tables, but from how well they stimulate imagination and creativity.


Quote: Even if only 2 percent of those assigned to perform military service should announce their refusal to fight, governments would be powerless, they would not dare send such a large number of people to jail. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Even if only 2 percent of those assigned to perform military service should announce their refusal to fight, governments would be powerless, they would not dare send such a large number of people to jail.


Quote: My relationship to the Jewish people has become my strongest human bond, ever since I became fully aware of our precarious situation among the nations of the world. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

My relationship to the Jewish people has become my strongest human bond, ever since I became fully aware of our precarious situation among the nations of the world.


Quote: The effort to strive for truth has to precede all 
 other efforts. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

The effort to strive for truth has to precede all
other efforts.


Quote: The most precious things in life are not those you get for money. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

The most precious things in life are not those you get for money.


Quote: All the fifty years of conscious brooding have brought me no closer to answer the question, What are light quanta? Of course today every rascal thinks he knows the answer, but he is deluding himself. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

All the fifty years of conscious brooding have brought me no closer to answer the question, What are light quanta? Of course today every rascal thinks he knows the answer, but he is deluding himself.


Quote: The pioneers of a warless world are the young men (and women) who refuse military service. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

The pioneers of a warless world are the young men (and women) who refuse military service.


Quote: I didn't arrive at my understanding of the fundamental laws of the universe through my rational mind. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

I didn't arrive at my understanding of the fundamental laws of the universe through my rational mind.


Quote: The quantum theory reminds me a little of the system of delusions of an exceedingly intelligent paranoiac. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

The quantum theory reminds me a little of the system of delusions of an exceedingly intelligent paranoiac.


Quote: There is not the slightest indication that nuclear energy will ever be obtainable. It would mean that the atom would have to be shattered at will. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

There is not the slightest indication that nuclear energy will ever be obtainable. It would mean that the atom would have to be shattered at will.


Quote: Political leaders or governments owe their position partly to force and partly to popular election. They cannot be regarded as representative of best elements, morally or intellectually, in their respective nations. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Political leaders or governments owe their position partly to force and partly to popular election. They cannot be regarded as representative of best elements, morally or intellectually, in their respective nations.


Quote: Betterment of conditions the world over is not essentially dependent on scientific knowledge but on the fulfillment of human traditions and ideals. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Betterment of conditions the world over is not essentially dependent on scientific knowledge but on the fulfillment of human traditions and ideals.


Quote: Scientific research can reduce superstition by encouraging people to think and view things in terms of cause and effect. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Scientific research can reduce superstition by encouraging people to think and view things in terms of cause and effect.


Quote: Qualities I sought in a scientific theory were naturalness, inner perfection and logical simplicity from an aesthetic approach. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Qualities I sought in a scientific theory were naturalness, inner perfection and logical simplicity from an aesthetic approach.


Quote: Experience alone can decide on truth. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Experience alone can decide on truth.


Quote: Human beings are not condemned, because of their biological constitution, to annihilate each other or to be at the mercy of a cruel, self-inflicted fate. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Human beings are not condemned, because of their biological constitution, to annihilate each other or to be at the mercy of a cruel, self-inflicted fate.


Quote: Hunger, love, pain, fear are some of those inner forces which rule the individual's instinct for self preservation. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Hunger, love, pain, fear are some of those inner forces which rule the individual's instinct for self preservation.


Quote: The series of integers is obviously an invention of the human mind, a self-created tool which simplifies the ordering of certain sensory experiences. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

The series of integers is obviously an invention of the human mind, a self-created tool which simplifies the ordering of certain sensory experiences.


Quote: Genius is when an idea and the execution of that idea are simultaneous. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Genius is when an idea and the execution of that idea are simultaneous.


Quote: The greatest tragedy of human existence is the illusion of separateness. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

The greatest tragedy of human existence is the illusion of separateness.


Quote: Curiosity is a delicate little plant that, aside from stimulation, stands mainly in need of freedom. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Curiosity is a delicate little plant that, aside from stimulation, stands mainly in need of freedom.


Quote: I believe in standardizing automobiles. I do not believe in standardizing human beings. Standardization is a great peril which threatens American culture. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

I believe in standardizing automobiles. I do not believe in standardizing human beings. Standardization is a great peril which threatens American culture.


Quote: I am fascinated by Spinoza's pantheism, but admire even more his contributions to modern thought because he is the first philosopher to deal with the soul and the body as one, not two separate things. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

I am fascinated by Spinoza's pantheism, but admire even more his contributions to modern thought because he is the first philosopher to deal with the soul and the body as one, not two separate things.


Quote: Those who have an interest in keeping the machinery of war going will stop at nothing to make public opinion subservient to their murderous ends. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Those who have an interest in keeping the machinery of war going will stop at nothing to make public opinion subservient to their murderous ends.


Quote: If I had my life to live over again, I would elect to be a trader of goods rather than a student of science. I think barter is a noble thing. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

If I had my life to live over again, I would elect to be a trader of goods rather than a student of science. I think barter is a noble thing.


Quote: Only strong characters can resist the temptation of superficial analysis. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Only strong characters can resist the temptation of superficial analysis.


Quote: Show me a satisfied man, and I'll show you a failure. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Show me a satisfied man, and I'll show you a failure.


Quote: God has given me a mule-like stubbornness to stick with a difficult problem and the intuitive powers to conceptualize complex hypothetical situations in my mind. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

God has given me a mule-like stubbornness to stick with a difficult problem and the intuitive powers to conceptualize complex hypothetical situations in my mind.


Quote: On quantum theory I use up more brain grease (rough translation of German idiom) than on relativity. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

On quantum theory I use up more brain grease (rough translation of German idiom) than on relativity.


Quote: Considered logically this concept is not identical with the totality of sense impressions referred to; but it is an arbitrary creation of the human (or animal) mind. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Considered logically this concept is not identical with the totality of sense impressions referred to; but it is an arbitrary creation of the human (or animal) mind.


Quote: Formerly, people thought that if matter disappeared from the universe, space and time would remain. Relativity declares that space and time would disappear with matter. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Formerly, people thought that if matter disappeared from the universe, space and time would remain. Relativity declares that space and time would disappear with matter.


Quote: Time and space are modes by which we think and not conditions in which we live. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Time and space are modes by which we think and not conditions in which we live.


Quote: The harmony of natural law reveals an Intelligence of such superiority that, compared with it, all the systematic thinking and acting of human beings is an utterly insignificant reflection. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

The harmony of natural law reveals an Intelligence of such superiority that, compared with it, all the systematic thinking and acting of human beings is an utterly insignificant reflection.


Quote: Body and soul are not two different things, but only two different ways of perceiving the same thing. Similarly, physics and psychology are only different attempts to link our experiences together by way of systematic thought. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Body and soul are not two different things, but only two different ways of perceiving the same thing. Similarly, physics and psychology are only different attempts to link our experiences together by way of systematic thought.


Quote: If something is in me which can be called religious then it is the unbounded admiration for the structure of the world so far as our science can reveal it. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

If something is in me which can be called religious then it is the unbounded admiration for the structure of the world so far as our science can reveal it.


Quote: The word God is for me nothing more than the expression and product of human weaknesses. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

The word God is for me nothing more than the expression and product of human weaknesses.


Quote: God reveals himself in the orderly harmony of what exists. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

God reveals himself in the orderly harmony of what exists.


Quote: The Press, which is mostly controlled by vested interests, has an excessive influence on public opinion. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

The Press, which is mostly controlled by vested interests, has an excessive influence on public opinion.


Quote: Nothing truly valuable can be achieved except by the unselfish cooperation of many individuals. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Nothing truly valuable can be achieved except by the unselfish cooperation of many individuals.


Quote: True knowledge comes with deep understanding of a topic and its inner workings. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

True knowledge comes with deep understanding of a topic and its inner workings.


Quote: Beyond the realms of what we see, into the regions or the unexplored limited only by our imaginations. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Beyond the realms of what we see, into the regions or the unexplored limited only by our imaginations.


Quote: It is characteristic of the military mentality that non-human factors ... are held essential, while the human being, his desires and thoughts-in short, the psychological factors-are considered as unimportant and secondary. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

It is characteristic of the military mentality that non-human factors ... are held essential, while the human being, his desires and thoughts-in short, the psychological factors-are considered as unimportant and secondary.


Quote: Creativity is the residue of time wasted. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Creativity is the residue of time wasted.


Quote: From a certain temperature on, the molecules 'condense' without attractive forces; that is, they accumulate at zero velocity. The theory is pretty, but is there some truth in it. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

From a certain temperature on, the molecules 'condense' without attractive forces; that is, they accumulate at zero velocity. The theory is pretty, but is there some truth in it.


Quote: Strenuous intellectual work and the study of God's Nature are the angels that will lead me through all the troubles of this life with consolation, strength, and uncompromising rigor. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Strenuous intellectual work and the study of God's Nature are the angels that will lead me through all the troubles of this life with consolation, strength, and uncompromising rigor.


Quote: An attempt at visualizing the Fourth Dimension: Take a point, stretch it into a line, curl it into a circle, twist it into a sphere, and punch through the sphere. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

An attempt at visualizing the Fourth Dimension: Take a point, stretch it into a line, curl it into a circle, twist it into a sphere, and punch through the sphere.


Quote: Life is a great tapestry. The individual is only an insignificant thread in an immense and miraculous pattern. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Life is a great tapestry. The individual is only an insignificant thread in an immense and miraculous pattern.


Quote: I do not believe in the God of theology who rewards good and punishes evil. My God created laws that take care of that. His universe is not ruled by wishful thinking, but by immutable laws. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

I do not believe in the God of theology who rewards good and punishes evil. My God created laws that take care of that. His universe is not ruled by wishful thinking, but by immutable laws.


Quote: We must learn the difficult lesson that the future of Mankind will only be tolerable when our course, in world affairs as in others, is based upon justice and law rather than the threat of naked power. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

We must learn the difficult lesson that the future of Mankind will only be tolerable when our course, in world affairs as in others, is based upon justice and law rather than the threat of naked power.


Quote: The led must not be compelled; they must be able to choose their own leader. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

The led must not be compelled; they must be able to choose their own leader.


Quote: As long as there are sovereign nations possessing great power, war is inevitable. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

As long as there are sovereign nations possessing great power, war is inevitable.


Quote: The trouble with the younger generation is that they don't stay young for very long. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

The trouble with the younger generation is that they don't stay young for very long.


Quote: Although words exist for the most part for the transmission of ideas, there are some which produce such violent disturbance in our feelings that the role they play in the transmission of ideas is lost in the background. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Although words exist for the most part for the transmission of ideas, there are some which produce such violent disturbance in our feelings that the role they play in the transmission of ideas is lost in the background.


Quote: There's no question dolphins are smarter than humans as they play more. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

There's no question dolphins are smarter than humans as they play more.


Quote: Since our inner experiences consist of reproductions, and combinations of sensory impressions, the concept of a soul without a body seem to me to be empty and devoid of meaning. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Since our inner experiences consist of reproductions, and combinations of sensory impressions, the concept of a soul without a body seem to me to be empty and devoid of meaning.


Quote: The more success the quantum theory has, the sillier it looks. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

The more success the quantum theory has, the sillier it looks.


Quote: If quantum theory is correct, it signifies the end of physics as a science. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

If quantum theory is correct, it signifies the end of physics as a science.


Quote: When I was young I found out that the big toe always ends up making a hole in a sock.
So I stopped wearing socks. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

When I was young I found out that the big toe always ends up making a hole in a sock.
So I stopped wearing socks.


Quote: Humiliation and mental oppression by ignorant and selfish teachers wreak havoc in the youthful mind that can never be undone and often exert a baleful influence in later life. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Humiliation and mental oppression by ignorant and selfish teachers wreak havoc in the youthful mind that can never be undone and often exert a baleful influence in later life.


Quote: A life directed chiefly toward the fulfillment of personal desires will sooner or later always lead to bitter disappointment. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

A life directed chiefly toward the fulfillment of personal desires will sooner or later always lead to bitter disappointment.


Quote: We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life. All that we need to make us happy is something to be enthusiastic about. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life. All that we need to make us happy is something to be enthusiastic about.


Quote: Nature shows us only the tail of the lion. But there is no doubt in my mind that the lion belongs with it even if he cannot reveal himself to the eye all at once because of his huge dimension. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Nature shows us only the tail of the lion. But there is no doubt in my mind that the lion belongs with it even if he cannot reveal himself to the eye all at once because of his huge dimension.


Quote: Man, surrounded by facts, permitting himself no surprise, no intuitive flash, no great hypothesis, no risk, is in a locked cell. Ignorance cannot seal the mind and imagination more securely. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Man, surrounded by facts, permitting himself no surprise, no intuitive flash, no great hypothesis, no risk, is in a locked cell. Ignorance cannot seal the mind and imagination more securely.


Quote: Man owes his strength in the struggle for existence to the fact that he is a social animal. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Man owes his strength in the struggle for existence to the fact that he is a social animal.


Quote: To get to know a country, you must have direct contact with the earth. It's futile to gaze at the world through a car window. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

To get to know a country, you must have direct contact with the earth. It's futile to gaze at the world through a car window.


Quote: Long hair minimizes the need for barbers; socks can be done without; one leather jacket solves the coat problem for many years; suspenders are superfluous. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Long hair minimizes the need for barbers; socks can be done without; one leather jacket solves the coat problem for many years; suspenders are superfluous.


Quote: I believe that pipe smoking contributes to a somewhat calm and objective judgement in all human affairs. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

I believe that pipe smoking contributes to a somewhat calm and objective judgement in all human affairs.


Quote: When I study philosophical works I feel I am swallowing something which I don't have in my mouth. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

When I study philosophical works I feel I am swallowing something which I don't have in my mouth.


Quote: The truth of a theory can never be proven, for one never knows if future experience will contradict its conclusions. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

The truth of a theory can never be proven, for one never knows if future experience will contradict its conclusions.


Quote: One should not pursue goals that are easily achieved. One must develop an instinct for what one can just barely achieve through one's greatest efforts. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

One should not pursue goals that are easily achieved. One must develop an instinct for what one can just barely achieve through one's greatest efforts.


Quote: The bitter and the sweet come from the outside, the hard from within, from one's own efforts. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

The bitter and the sweet come from the outside, the hard from within, from one's own efforts.


Quote: I have deep faith that the principle of the universe will be beautiful and simple. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

I have deep faith that the principle of the universe will be beautiful and simple.


Quote: The formulation of the problem is often more essential than its solution, which may be merely a matter of mathematical or experimental skill. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

The formulation of the problem is often more essential than its solution, which may be merely a matter of mathematical or experimental skill.


Quote: Since the mathematicians have invaded the theory of relativity I do not understand it myself any more. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Since the mathematicians have invaded the theory of relativity I do not understand it myself any more.


Quote: Something deeply hidden had to be behind things. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Something deeply hidden had to be behind things.


Quote: Racism is America's greatest disease, racism is a disease of the white man. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Racism is America's greatest disease, racism is a disease of the white man.


Quote: It is best, it seems to me, to separate one's inner striving from one's trade as far as possible. It is not good when one's daily break is tied to God's special blessing. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

It is best, it seems to me, to separate one's inner striving from one's trade as far as possible. It is not good when one's daily break is tied to God's special blessing.


Quote: It is easier to denature plutonium than to denature the evil spirit of man. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

It is easier to denature plutonium than to denature the evil spirit of man.


Quote: Every day I remind myself that my inner and outer life are based on the labors of other men, living and dead, and that I must exert myself in order to give in the same measure as I have received and am still receiving. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Every day I remind myself that my inner and outer life are based on the labors of other men, living and dead, and that I must exert myself in order to give in the same measure as I have received and am still receiving.


Quote: Imagination encircles the world. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Imagination encircles the world.


Quote: Overpopulation in various countries has become a serious threat to the health of people and a grave obstacle to any attempt to organise peace on this planet. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Overpopulation in various countries has become a serious threat to the health of people and a grave obstacle to any attempt to organise peace on this planet.


Quote: The value of a man resides in what he gives. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

The value of a man resides in what he gives.

Longer Version/[Notes]:

The value of a man resides in what he gives and not in what he is capable of receiving.


Quote: It is every man's obligation to put back into the world at least the equivalent of what he takes out of it. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

It is every man's obligation to put back into the world at least the equivalent of what he takes out of it.


Quote: Whether or not you can observe a thing depends upon the theory you use. It is the theory which decides what can be observed. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Whether or not you can observe a thing depends upon the theory you use. It is the theory which decides what can be observed.


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