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

Quote: To know what is impenetrable to us really exists, manifesting itself as the highest wisdom and the most radiant beauty... this knowledge, this feeling is at the center of true religiousness. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

To know what is impenetrable to us really exists, manifesting itself as the highest wisdom and the most radiant beauty... this knowledge, this feeling is at the center of true religiousness.


Quote: Don't listen to their words, fix your attention on their deeds. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Don't listen to their words, fix your attention on their deeds.


Quote: We must not only learn to tolerate our differences. We must welcome them as the richness and diversity which can lead to true intelligence. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

We must not only learn to tolerate our differences. We must welcome them as the richness and diversity which can lead to true intelligence.


Quote: The music of Mozart is of such purity and beauty that one feels he merely found it -- that it has always existed as part of the inner beauty of the universe waiting to be revealed. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

The music of Mozart is of such purity and beauty that one feels he merely found it -- that it has always existed as part of the inner beauty of the universe waiting to be revealed.


Quote: Mozart's music is so pure and beautiful that I see it as a reflection of the inner beauty of the universe. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Mozart's music is so pure and beautiful that I see it as a reflection of the inner beauty of the universe.


Quote: Be a loner. That gives you time to wonder. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Be a loner. That gives you time to wonder.

Longer Version/[Notes]:

Be a loner. That gives you time to wonder, to search for the truth. Have holy curiosity. Make your life worth living.


Quote: Curiosity is more important than knowledge. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Curiosity is more important than knowledge.


Quote: I know quite certainly that I myself have no special talent; curiosity, obsession and dogged endurance, combined with self-criticism, have brought me to my ideas. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

I know quite certainly that I myself have no special talent; curiosity, obsession and dogged endurance, combined with self-criticism, have brought me to my ideas.


Quote: Man would indeeded be in a poor way if he had to be restrained by fear of punishment and hope of reward after death. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Man would indeeded be in a poor way if he had to be restrained by fear of punishment and hope of reward after death.


Quote: Israel is the only place on earth where Jews have the possibility to shape public life according to their own traditional ideals. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Israel is the only place on earth where Jews have the possibility to shape public life according to their own traditional ideals.


Quote: Everybody should be ashamed who uses the wonders of science and engineering without thinking and having mentally realized not more of it than a cow realizes of the botany of the plants which it eats with pleasure. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Everybody should be ashamed who uses the wonders of science and engineering without thinking and having mentally realized not more of it than a cow realizes of the botany of the plants which it eats with pleasure.


Quote: The most aggravating thing about the younger generation is that I no longer belong to it. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

The most aggravating thing about the younger generation is that I no longer belong to it.


Quote: The leader is one who, out of the clutter, brings simplicity... out of discord, harmony... and out of difficulty, opportunity. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

The leader is one who, out of the clutter, brings simplicity... out of discord, harmony... and out of difficulty, opportunity.


Quote: I do not believe in the immortality of the individual, and I consider ethics to be an exclusively human concern without any superhuman authority behind it. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

I do not believe in the immortality of the individual, and I consider ethics to be an exclusively human concern without any superhuman authority behind it.


Quote: We must be prepared to make the same heroic sacrifices for the cause of peace that we make ungrudgingly for the cause of war. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

We must be prepared to make the same heroic sacrifices for the cause of peace that we make ungrudgingly for the cause of war.


Quote: If you cannot explain it simply, you do not understand it enough. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

If you cannot explain it simply, you do not understand it enough.


Quote: The more a country makes military weapons, the more insecure it becomes: if you have weapons, you become a target for attack. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

The more a country makes military weapons, the more insecure it becomes: if you have weapons, you become a target for attack.


Quote: With all my heart I believe that the world's present system of sovereign nations can only lead to barbarism, war and inhumanity, and that only world law can assure progress towards a civilized peaceful community. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

With all my heart I believe that the world's present system of sovereign nations can only lead to barbarism, war and inhumanity, and that only world law can assure progress towards a civilized peaceful community.


Quote: I do know that kind fate allowed me to find a couple of nice ideas after many years of feverish labor. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

I do know that kind fate allowed me to find a couple of nice ideas after many years of feverish labor.


Quote: When you look at yourself from a universal standpoint, something inside always reminds or informs you that there are bigger and better things to worry about. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

When you look at yourself from a universal standpoint, something inside always reminds or informs you that there are bigger and better things to worry about.


Quote: What separates me from most so-called atheists is a feeling of utter humility toward the unattainable secrets of the harmony of the cosmos. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

What separates me from most so-called atheists is a feeling of utter humility toward the unattainable secrets of the harmony of the cosmos.


Quote: It occurred to me by intuition, and music was the driving force behind that intuition. My discovery was the result of musical perception. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

It occurred to me by intuition, and music was the driving force behind that intuition. My discovery was the result of musical perception.


Quote: I never commit to memory anything that can easily be looked up in a book. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

I never commit to memory anything that can easily be looked up in a book.


Quote: The unleashed power of the atom has changed everything except our thinking. Thus, we are drifting toward catastrophe beyond conception. We shall require a substantially new manner of thinking if mankind is to survive. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

The unleashed power of the atom has changed everything except our thinking. Thus, we are drifting toward catastrophe beyond conception. We shall require a substantially new manner of thinking if mankind is to survive.


Quote: If people would only talk about what they understood, Earth would be a very quiet place. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

If people would only talk about what they understood, Earth would be a very quiet place.


Quote: There is only one road to human greatness: through the school of hard knocks. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

There is only one road to human greatness: through the school of hard knocks.


Quote: If I had only one hour to save the world, I would spend fifty-five minutes defining the problem, and only five minutes finding the solution. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

If I had only one hour to save the world, I would spend fifty-five minutes defining the problem, and only five minutes finding the solution.


Quote: The individual who has experienced solitude will not easily become a victim of mass suggestion. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

The individual who has experienced solitude will not easily become a victim of mass suggestion.


Quote: Men should continue to fight, but they should fight for things worth while, not for imaginary geographical lines, racial prejudices and private greed draped in the color's of patriotism. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Men should continue to fight, but they should fight for things worth while, not for imaginary geographical lines, racial prejudices and private greed draped in the color's of patriotism.


Quote: I have only two rules which I regard as principles of conduct. The first is: Have no rules. The second is: Be independent of the opinion of others. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

I have only two rules which I regard as principles of conduct. The first is: Have no rules. The second is: Be independent of the opinion of others.


Quote: Remember today, for it is the beginning of always. Today marks the start of a brave new future filled with all your dreams can hold. Think truly to the future and make those dreams come true. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Remember today, for it is the beginning of always. Today marks the start of a brave new future filled with all your dreams can hold. Think truly to the future and make those dreams come true.


Quote: All conditions and all circumstances in our lives are a result of a certain level of thinking. If we want to change the conditions and circumstances, we have to change the level of thinking that is responsible for it. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

All conditions and all circumstances in our lives are a result of a certain level of thinking. If we want to change the conditions and circumstances, we have to change the level of thinking that is responsible for it.


Quote: I refuse to engage in an intellectual battle with an unarmed man. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

I refuse to engage in an intellectual battle with an unarmed man.


Quote: Live with purpose. Don't let people or things around you get you down. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Live with purpose. Don't let people or things around you get you down.


Quote: Just because you believe in something does not mean that it is true. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Just because you believe in something does not mean that it is true.


Quote: The tragedy of life is what dies in the hearts and souls of people while they live. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

The tragedy of life is what dies in the hearts and souls of people while they live.


Quote: I am neither especially clever nor especially gifted. I am only very, very curious. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

I am neither especially clever nor especially gifted. I am only very, very curious.


Quote: Time is not at all what it seems. It does not flow in only one direction, and the future exists simultaneously with the past. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Time is not at all what it seems. It does not flow in only one direction, and the future exists simultaneously with the past.


Quote: The only mistake in life is the lesson not learned. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

The only mistake in life is the lesson not learned.


Quote: The world is in greater peril from those who tolerate or encourage evil than from those who actually commit it. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

The world is in greater peril from those who tolerate or encourage evil than from those who actually commit it.


Quote: Persistence is the most powerful force on earth, it can move mountains. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Persistence is the most powerful force on earth, it can move mountains.


Quote: There is a driving force more powerful than steam, electricity and nuclear power: the will. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

There is a driving force more powerful than steam, electricity and nuclear power: the will.


Quote: The true definition of madness is repeating the same action, over and over, hoping for a different result. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

The true definition of madness is repeating the same action, over and over, hoping for a different result.


Quote: I don't need to know everything, I just need to know where to find it, when I need it. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

I don't need to know everything, I just need to know where to find it, when I need it.


Quote: Don't let your brain interfere with your heart. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Don't let your brain interfere with your heart.


Quote: Thinking is hard work; that's why so few do it. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Thinking is hard work; that's why so few do it.


Quote: You do not really understand something unless you can explain it to your grandmother. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

You do not really understand something unless you can explain it to your grandmother.


Quote: The intellect has little to do on the road to discovery. There comes a leap in consciousness, call it Intuition or what you will, the solution comes to you and you don't know how or why. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

The intellect has little to do on the road to discovery. There comes a leap in consciousness, call it Intuition or what you will, the solution comes to you and you don't know how or why.


Quote: Experience is knowledge. All the rest is information. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Experience is knowledge. All the rest is information.


Quote: The more I learn, the more I realize I don't know. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

The more I learn, the more I realize I don't know.


Quote: Genius abhors consensus because when consensus is reached, thinking stops. Stop nodding your head. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Genius abhors consensus because when consensus is reached, thinking stops. Stop nodding your head.


Quote: Mankind invented the atomic bomb, but no mouse would ever construct a mousetrap. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Mankind invented the atomic bomb, but no mouse would ever construct a mousetrap.


Quote: Once you stop learning, you start dying. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Once you stop learning, you start dying.


Quote: The more I study science, the more I believe in God. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

The more I study science, the more I believe in God.


Quote: Success comes from curiosity, concentration, perseverance and self criticism. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Success comes from curiosity, concentration, perseverance and self criticism.


Quote: Everything that exists in your life, does so because of two things: something you did or something you didn't do. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Everything that exists in your life, does so because of two things: something you did or something you didn't do.


Quote: There is no vaccine against stupidity. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

There is no vaccine against stupidity.


Quote: The only thing that you absolutely have to know is the location of the library. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

The only thing that you absolutely have to know is the location of the library.


Quote: Genius is 1% talent and 99% percent hard work. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Genius is 1% talent and 99% percent hard work.


Quote: A ship is always safe at the shore, but that is not what it is built for. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

A ship is always safe at the shore, but that is not what it is built for.


Quote: It gives me great pleasure indeed to see the stubbornness of an incorrigible nonconformist warmly acclaimed. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

It gives me great pleasure indeed to see the stubbornness of an incorrigible nonconformist warmly acclaimed.


Quote: Learning is experience. Everything else is just information. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Learning is experience. Everything else is just information.


Quote: At least once a day, allow yourself the freedom to think and dream for yourself. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

At least once a day, allow yourself the freedom to think and dream for yourself.


Quote: The only escape from the miseries of life are music and cats. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

The only escape from the miseries of life are music and cats.


Quote: If I were to remain silent, I'd be guilty of complicity. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

If I were to remain silent, I'd be guilty of complicity.


Quote: If there is any religion that could respond to the needs of modern science, it would be Buddhism. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

If there is any religion that could respond to the needs of modern science, it would be Buddhism.


Quote: The hardest thing in the world to understand is the income tax. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

The hardest thing in the world to understand is the income tax.


Quote: Nothing happens until something moves. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Nothing happens until something moves.

Longer Version/[Notes]:

Nothing happens until something moves. When something vibrates, the electrons of the entire universe resonate with it. Everything is connected.


Quote: It is not that I'm so smart. But I stay with the questions much longer. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

It is not that I'm so smart. But I stay with the questions much longer.


Quote: Logic will get you from A to Z; imagination will get you everywhere. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Logic will get you from A to Z; imagination will get you everywhere.


Quote: Indeed, it is not intellect, but intuition which advances humanity. Intuition tells man his purpose in this life. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Indeed, it is not intellect, but intuition which advances humanity. Intuition tells man his purpose in this life.


Quote: If A is a success in life, then A equals x plus y plus z. Work is x; y is play; and z is keeping your mouth shut. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

If A is a success in life, then A equals x plus y plus z. Work is x; y is play; and z is keeping your mouth shut.


Quote: Be a voice not an echo. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Be a voice not an echo.


Quote: The intuitive mind is a sacred gift. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

The intuitive mind is a sacred gift.

Longer Version/[Notes]:

The intuitive mind is a sacred gift and the rational mind is a faithful servant. We have created a society that honors the servant and has forgotten the gift.


Quote: The ideas that have lighted my way have been kindness, beauty and truth. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

The ideas that have lighted my way have been kindness, beauty and truth.

Longer Version/[Notes]:

The ideals which have lighted my way, and time after time have given me new courage to face life cheerfully, have been Kindness, Beauty, and Truth. Without the sense of kinship with men of like mind, without the occupation with the objective world, the eternally unattainable in the field of art and scientific endeavors, life would have seemed to the empty. The trite objects of human efforts — possessions, outward success, luxury—have always seemed to me contemptible.


Quote: Imagination is the most powerful force in the universe. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Imagination is the most powerful force in the universe.


Quote: Most of the fundamental ideas of science are essentially simple, and may, as a rule, be expressed in a language comprehensible to everyone. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Most of the fundamental ideas of science are essentially simple, and may, as a rule, be expressed in a language comprehensible to everyone.


Quote: Possessions, outward success, publicity, luxury -- to me these have always been contemptible. I believe that a simple and unassuming manner of life is best for everyone, best for both the body and the mind. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Possessions, outward success, publicity, luxury -- to me these have always been contemptible. I believe that a simple and unassuming manner of life is best for everyone, best for both the body and the mind.


Quote: Truth is what stands the test of experience. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Truth is what stands the test of experience.


Quote: As for the search for truth, I know from my own painful searching, with its many blind alleys, how hard it is to take a reliable step, be it ever so small, towards the understanding of that which is truly significant. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

As for the search for truth, I know from my own painful searching, with its many blind alleys, how hard it is to take a reliable step, be it ever so small, towards the understanding of that which is truly significant.


Quote: Let every man be respected as an individual and no man idolized. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Let every man be respected as an individual and no man idolized.


Quote: If a man aspires towards a righteous life, his first act of abstinence is from injury to animals. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

If a man aspires towards a righteous life, his first act of abstinence is from injury to animals.


Quote: Whoever is careless with the truth in small matters cannot be trusted in important affairs. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Whoever is careless with the truth in small matters cannot be trusted in important affairs.


Quote: The true value of a human being can be found in the degree to which he has attained liberation from the self. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

The true value of a human being can be found in the degree to which he has attained liberation from the self.


Quote: Two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I am not yet completely sure about the universe. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I am not yet completely sure about the universe.


Quote: I never teach my pupils, I only attempt to provide the conditions in which they can learn. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

I never teach my pupils, I only attempt to provide the conditions in which they can learn.


Quote: When forced to summarize the general theory of relativity in one sentence: Time and space and gravitation have no separate existence from matter. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

When forced to summarize the general theory of relativity in one sentence: Time and space and gravitation have no separate existence from matter.


Quote: Every kind of peaceful cooperation among men is primarily based on mutual trust. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Every kind of peaceful cooperation among men is primarily based on mutual trust.


Quote: The person who reads too much and uses his brain too little will fall into lazy habits of thinking. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

The person who reads too much and uses his brain too little will fall into lazy habits of thinking.


Quote: We should strive to do things in his spirit: not to use violence for fighting for our cause, but by non-participation of anything you believe is evil. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

We should strive to do things in his spirit: not to use violence for fighting for our cause, but by non-participation of anything you believe is evil.


Quote: There are only two ways to live your life. One is as if nothing is a miracle. The other is as if everything is a miracle. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

There are only two ways to live your life. One is as if nothing is a miracle. The other is as if everything is a miracle.


Quote: What counts can't always be counted; what can be counted doesn't always count. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

What counts can't always be counted; what can be counted doesn't always count.


Quote: It is a strange thing to be so widely known, and yet to be so lonely. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

It is a strange thing to be so widely known, and yet to be so lonely.


Quote: When I was young, all I wanted and expected from life was to sit quietly in some corner doing my work without the public paying attention to me. And now see what has become of me. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

When I was young, all I wanted and expected from life was to sit quietly in some corner doing my work without the public paying attention to me. And now see what has become of me.


Quote: Science can flourish only in an atmosphere of free speech. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Science can flourish only in an atmosphere of free speech.


Quote: Freedom, in any case, is only possible by constantly struggling for it. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Freedom, in any case, is only possible by constantly struggling for it.


Quote: Man is here for the sake of other men -- above all for those upon whose smiles and well-being our own happiness depends. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Man is here for the sake of other men -- above all for those upon whose smiles and well-being our own happiness depends.


Quote: The mind that opens to a new idea never returns to its original size. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

The mind that opens to a new idea never returns to its original size.


Quote: My passionate sense of social justice and social responsibility has always contrasted oddly with my pronounced lack of need for direct contact with other human beings and human communities. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

My passionate sense of social justice and social responsibility has always contrasted oddly with my pronounced lack of need for direct contact with other human beings and human communities.

Longer Version/[Notes]:

My passionate sense of social justice and social responsibility has always contrasted oddly with my pronounced lack of need for direct contact with other human beings and human communities. I am truly a 'lone traveler' and have never belonged to my country, my home, my friends, or even my immediate family, with my whole heart; in the face of all these ties, I have never lost a sense of distance and a need for solitude.


Quote: The world will not be destroyed by those who do evil, but by those who watch them without doing anything. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

The world will not be destroyed by those who do evil, but by those who watch them without doing anything.


Quote: The great moral teachers of humanity were in a way artistic geniuses in the art of living. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

The great moral teachers of humanity were in a way artistic geniuses in the art of living.


Quote: All I have is a sense of duty toward all people and an attachment to those with whom I have become intimate. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

All I have is a sense of duty toward all people and an attachment to those with whom I have become intimate.


Quote: We dance for laughter, we dance for tears, we dance for madness, we dance for fears, we dance for hopes, we dance for screams, we are the dancers, we create the dreams. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

We dance for laughter, we dance for tears, we dance for madness, we dance for fears, we dance for hopes, we dance for screams, we are the dancers, we create the dreams.


Quote: I must be willing to give up what I am in order to become what I will be. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

I must be willing to give up what I am in order to become what I will be.


Quote: Nothing is more destructive of respect for the government and the law of the land than passing laws which cannot be enforced. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Nothing is more destructive of respect for the government and the law of the land than passing laws which cannot be enforced.


Quote: Ethical axioms are found and tested not very differently from the axioms of science. Truth is what stands the test of experience. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Ethical axioms are found and tested not very differently from the axioms of science. Truth is what stands the test of experience.


Quote: The goal of pacifism is possible only though a supranational organization. To stand unconditionally for this cause is the criterion of true pacifism. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

The goal of pacifism is possible only though a supranational organization. To stand unconditionally for this cause is the criterion of true pacifism.


Quote: My pacifism is not based on any intellectual theory but on a deep antipathy to every form of cruelty and hatred. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

My pacifism is not based on any intellectual theory but on a deep antipathy to every form of cruelty and hatred.


Quote: I assert that the cosmic religious experience is the strongest and the noblest driving force behind scientific research. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

I assert that the cosmic religious experience is the strongest and the noblest driving force behind scientific research.


Quote: People like us, who believe in physics, know that the distinction between past, present, and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

People like us, who believe in physics, know that the distinction between past, present, and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion.


Quote: It is the theory that decides what can be observed. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

It is the theory that decides what can be observed.


Quote: The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.


Quote: Setting an example is not the main means of influencing another, it is the only means. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Setting an example is not the main means of influencing another, it is the only means.


Quote: The only way to escape the corruptible effect of praise is to go on working. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

The only way to escape the corruptible effect of praise is to go on working.


Quote: I lived in solitude in the country and noticed how the monotony of a quiet life stimulates the creative mind. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

I lived in solitude in the country and noticed how the monotony of a quiet life stimulates the creative mind.


Quote: I believe that whatever we do or live for has its causality; it is good, however, that we cannot see through to it. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

I believe that whatever we do or live for has its causality; it is good, however, that we cannot see through to it.


Quote: Compassionate people are geniuses in the art of living, more necessary to the dignity, security, and joy of humanity than the discoverers of knowledge. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Compassionate people are geniuses in the art of living, more necessary to the dignity, security, and joy of humanity than the discoverers of knowledge.


Quote: What is right is not always popular and what is popular is not always right. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

What is right is not always popular and what is popular is not always right.


Quote: The foundation of morality should not be made dependent on myth nor tied to any authority lest doubt about the myth or about the legitimacy of the authority imperil the foundation of sound judgment and action. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

The foundation of morality should not be made dependent on myth nor tied to any authority lest doubt about the myth or about the legitimacy of the authority imperil the foundation of sound judgment and action.


Quote: The wireless telegraph is not difficult to understand. The ordinary telegraph is like a very long cat. You pull the tail in New York, and it meows in Los Angeles. The wireless is the same, only without the cat. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

The wireless telegraph is not difficult to understand. The ordinary telegraph is like a very long cat. You pull the tail in New York, and it meows in Los Angeles. The wireless is the same, only without the cat.


Quote: Women always worry about things that men forget; men always worry about things women remember. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Women always worry about things that men forget; men always worry about things women remember.


Quote: Bureaucracy is the death of all sound work. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Bureaucracy is the death of all sound work.


Quote: Only those who attempt the absurd can achieve the impossible. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Only those who attempt the absurd can achieve the impossible.


Quote: Never give up on what you really want to do. The person with big dreams is more powerful than one with all the facts. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Never give up on what you really want to do. The person with big dreams is more powerful than one with all the facts.


Quote: A person starts to live when he can live outside himself. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

A person starts to live when he can live outside himself.


Quote: Never memorize something that you can look up. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Never memorize something that you can look up.


Quote: The idle man does not know what it is to enjoy rest. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

The idle man does not know what it is to enjoy rest.


Quote: The value of achievement lies in the achieving. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

The value of achievement lies in the achieving.


Quote: Nothing truly valuable arises from ambition or from a mere sense of duty; it stems rather from love and devotion toward men and toward objective things. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Nothing truly valuable arises from ambition or from a mere sense of duty; it stems rather from love and devotion toward men and toward objective things.


Quote: A happy man is too satisfied with the present to dwell too much on the future. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

A happy man is too satisfied with the present to dwell too much on the future.


Quote: 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

The search for truth is more precious than its possession.


Quote: I salute the man who is going through life always helpful, knowing no fear, and to whom aggressiveness and resentment are alien. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

I salute the man who is going through life always helpful, knowing no fear, and to whom aggressiveness and resentment are alien.


Quote: The best way to cheer yourself is to cheer somebody else up. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

The best way to cheer yourself is to cheer somebody else up.


Quote: I see my life in terms of music. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

I see my life in terms of music.


Quote: Art is the expression of the profoundest thoughts in the simplest way. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Art is the expression of the profoundest thoughts in the simplest way.


Quote: I always get by best with my naivety, which is 20 percent deliberate. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

I always get by best with my naivety, which is 20 percent deliberate.


Quote: Full well do I know that in order to attain any definite goal, it is imperative that one person should do the thinking and commanding. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Full well do I know that in order to attain any definite goal, it is imperative that one person should do the thinking and commanding.


Quote: Failure and deprivation are the best educators and purifiers. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Failure and deprivation are the best educators and purifiers.


Quote: Women marry men hoping they will change. Men marry women hoping they will not. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Women marry men hoping they will change. Men marry women hoping they will not.

Longer Version/[Notes]:

Women marry men hoping they will change. Men marry women hoping they will not. So each is inevitably disappointed.


Quote: If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or objects. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or objects.


Quote: Things should be made as simple as possible, but not any simpler. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Things should be made as simple as possible, but not any simpler.


Quote: The road to perdition has ever been accompanied by lip service to an ideal. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

The road to perdition has ever been accompanied by lip service to an ideal.


Quote: We should take care not to make the intellect our god; it has, of course, powerful muscles, but no personality. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

We should take care not to make the intellect our god; it has, of course, powerful muscles, but no personality.


Quote: Common sense invents and constructs no less than its own field than science does in its domain. It is, however, in the nature of common sense not to be aware of this situation. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Common sense invents and constructs no less than its own field than science does in its domain. It is, however, in the nature of common sense not to be aware of this situation.


Quote: Everything that can be counted does not necessarily count; everything that counts cannot necessarily be counted. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Everything that can be counted does not necessarily count; everything that counts cannot necessarily be counted.


Quote: Isn't it strange that I who have written only unpopular books should be such a popular fellow? by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Isn't it strange that I who have written only unpopular books should be such a popular fellow?


Quote: Never lose a holy curiosity. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Never lose a holy curiosity.


Quote: Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.


Quote: There could be no fairer destiny for any physical theory than that it should point the way to a more comprehensive theory in which it lives on as a limiting case. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

There could be no fairer destiny for any physical theory than that it should point the way to a more comprehensive theory in which it lives on as a limiting case.


Quote: It is only to the individual that a soul is given. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

It is only to the individual that a soul is given.

Longer Version/[Notes]:

It is only to the individual that a soul is given. And the high destiny of the individual is to serve rather than to rule, or to impose himself in any other way.


Quote: 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. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

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.

Longer Version/[Notes]:

In matters of trust and justice there can be no distinction between big problems and small, for the general principles which determine the conduct of men are indivisible. Whoever is careless with the truth in small matters cannot be trusted in important affairs.


Quote: To the Master's honor all must turn, each in its track, without a sound, forever tracing Newton's ground. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

To the Master's honor all must turn, each in its track, without a sound, forever tracing Newton's ground.


Quote: God may be subtle, but he isn't plain mean. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

God may be subtle, but he isn't plain mean.


Quote: Politics is for the present, but an equation is for eternity. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Politics is for the present, but an equation is for eternity.


Quote: The fear of death is the most unjustified of all fears, for there's no risk of accident for someone who's dead. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

The fear of death is the most unjustified of all fears, for there's no risk of accident for someone who's dead.


Quote: 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. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

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.


Quote: Human beings must have action; and they will make it if they cannot find it. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Human beings must have action; and they will make it if they cannot find it.


Quote: True religion is real living; living with all one's soul, with all one's goodness and righteousness. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

True religion is real living; living with all one's soul, with all one's goodness and righteousness.


Quote: I shall never believe that God plays dice with the world. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

I shall never believe that God plays dice with the world.


Quote: The environment is everything that isn't me. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

The environment is everything that isn't me.


Quote: There comes a time when the mind takes a higher plane of knowledge but can never prove how it got there. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

There comes a time when the mind takes a higher plane of knowledge but can never prove how it got there.


Quote: As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain, and as far as they are certain, they do not refer to reality. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain, and as far as they are certain, they do not refer to reality.


Quote: Few are those who see with their own eyes and feel with their own hearts. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Few are those who see with their own eyes and feel with their own hearts.


Quote: I want to know all God's thoughts; all the rest are just details. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

I want to know all God's thoughts; all the rest are just details.


Quote: 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. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

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.

Longer Version/[Notes]:

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 fully suffice. This disgrace to civilization should be done away with at once. Heroism at command, senseless brutality, deplorable love-of-country stance, how violently I hate all this, how despicable and ignoble war is; I would rather be torn to shreds than be a part of so base an action! It is my conviction that killing under the cloak of war is nothing but an act of murder.


Quote: 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. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

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.


Quote: Nationalism is an infantile disease. It is the measles of mankind. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Nationalism is an infantile disease. It is the measles of mankind.


Quote: A question that sometimes drives me hazy: am I or are the others crazy? by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

A question that sometimes drives me hazy: am I or are the others crazy?


Quote: Heroism on command, senseless violence, and all the loathsome nonsense that goes by the name of patriotism -- how passionately I hate them! by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Heroism on command, senseless violence, and all the loathsome nonsense that goes by the name of patriotism -- how passionately I hate them!


Quote: If we knew what it was we were doing, it would not be called research, would it? by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

If we knew what it was we were doing, it would not be called research, would it?


Quote: Anyone who doesn't take truth seriously in small matters cannot be trusted in large ones either. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Anyone who doesn't take truth seriously in small matters cannot be trusted in large ones either.


Quote: It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education.


Quote: Whoever undertakes to set himself up as a judge of Truth and Knowledge is shipwrecked by the laughter of the gods. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Whoever undertakes to set himself up as a judge of Truth and Knowledge is shipwrecked by the laughter of the gods.


Quote: Confusion of goals and perfection of means seems, in my opinion, to characterize our age. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Confusion of goals and perfection of means seems, in my opinion, to characterize our age.


Quote: Knowledge of what is does not open the door directly to what should be. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Knowledge of what is does not open the door directly to what should be.


Quote: I have no special talent. I am only passionately curious. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

I have no special talent. I am only passionately curious.

Longer Version/[Notes]:

I have no special talent. I am only passionately curious. The important thing is to not stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing.


Quote: You can't blame gravity for falling in love. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

You can't blame gravity for falling in love.


Quote: Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.


Quote: Put your hand on a hot stove for a minute, and it seems like an hour. Sit with a pretty girl for an hour, and it seems like a minute. THAT’S relativity. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Put your hand on a hot stove for a minute, and it seems like an hour. Sit with a pretty girl for an hour, and it seems like a minute. THAT’S relativity.


Quote: Pure mathematics is, in its way, the poetry of logical ideas. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Pure mathematics is, in its way, the poetry of logical ideas.


Quote: Once we accept our limits, we go beyond them. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Once we accept our limits, we go beyond them.


Quote: Science is a wonderful thing if one does not have to earn one's living at it. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Science is a wonderful thing if one does not have to earn one's living at it.


Quote: Do not worry about your difficulties in Mathematics. I can assure you mine are still greater. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Do not worry about your difficulties in Mathematics. I can assure you mine are still greater.


Quote: Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.

Longer Version/[Notes]:

Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character; it becomes lack of power to act with courage proportionate to danger. All this must lead to the destruction of our intellectual life unless the danger summons up strong personalities able to fill the lukewarm and discouraged with new strength and resolution.


Quote: Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former.


Quote: Joy in looking and comprehending is nature's most beautiful gift. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Joy in looking and comprehending is nature's most beautiful gift.


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