Albert Einstein quotes
Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the universe.
I know not with what weapons World War 3 will be fought, but World War 4 will be fought with sticks and stones.
Weak people revenge. Strong people forgive. Intelligent People Ignore.
I speak to everyone in the same way, whether he is the garbage man or the president of the university.
Imagination is the highest form of research.
If you can't explain it to a six year old, you don't understand it yourself.
Albert Einstein Short quotes ⇑
The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.
Whoever is careless with the truth in small matters cannot be trusted with important matters
It is not that I'm so smart. But I stay with the questions much longer.
I live in that solitude which is painful in youth, but delicious in the years of maturity.
We can not solve our problems with the same level of thinking that created them
Albert Einstein Life quotes ⇑
There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.
Life is a preparation for the future; and the best preparation for the future is to live as if there were none.
If I were not a physicist, I would probably be a musician. I often think in music. I live my daydreams in music. I see my life in terms of music.
One thing I have learned in a long life: that all our science, measured against reality, is primitive and childlike -- and yet it is the most precious thing we have.
Albert Einstein Funny quotes ⇑
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
Albert Einstein Imagination quotes ⇑
Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.
The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and all science. He to whom this emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead: his eyes are closed.
Albert Einstein Education quotes ⇑
Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
All Albert Einstein quotes ⇑
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.
Men marry women with the hope they will never change. Women marry men with the hope they will change. Invariably they are both disappointed.
The world is a dangerous place to live, not because of the people who are evil, but because of the people who don't do anything about it.
However rare true love may be, it is less so than true friendship.
Our task must be to free ourselves... by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature and it's beauty.
If I had an hour to solve a problem I'd spend 55 minutes thinking about the problem and 5 minutes thinking about solutions.
Only those who attempt the absurd can achieve the impossible.
The pursuit of truth and beauty is a sphere of activity in which we are permitted to remain children all our lives.
If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales. If you want them to be more intelligent, read them more fairy tales.
The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing.
Reading, after a certain age, diverts the mind too much from its creative pursuits. Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.
The world as we have created it is a process of our thinking. It cannot be changed without changing our thinking.
Few people are capable of expressing with equanimity opinions that differ from the prejudices of their social environment. Most people are incapable of forming such opinions.
Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning.
When I examine myself and my methods of thought, I come to the conclusion that the gift of fantasy has meant more to me than any talent for abstract, positive thinking.
Laws alone can not secure freedom of expression; in order that every man present his views without penalty there must be spirit of tolerance in the entire population.
Intellectual growth should commence at birth and cease only at death.
We know from daily life that we exist for other people first of all, for whose smiles and well-being our own happiness depends.
The ideals which have always shone before me and filled me with joy are goodness, beauty, and truth.
It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.
I never teach my pupils, I only attempt to provide the conditions in which they can learn.
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.
Women always worry about things that men forget; men always worry about things women remember.
The most beautiful experience we can have is the mysterious. It is the fundamental emotion that stands at the cradle of true art and true science.
When you trip over love, it is easy to get up. But when you fall in love, it is impossible to stand again.
It would be possible to describe everything scientifically, but it would make no sense; it would be without meaning, as if you described a Beethoven symphony as a variation of wave pressure.
Student: Dr. Einstein, Aren't these the same questions as last year's [physics] final exam? Dr. Einstein: Yes; But this year the answers are different.
The most incomprehensible thing about the world is that it is at all comprehensible.
I believe in intuitions and inspirations... I sometimes feel that I am right. I do not know that I am.
If there is any religion that could respond to the needs of modern science, it would be Buddhism.
My religion consists of a humble admiration of the illimitable superior spirit who reveals himself in the slight details we are able to perceive with our frail and feeble mind.
Information is not knowledge.
It is my view that the vegetarian manner of living, by its purely physical effect on the human temperament, would most beneficially influence the lot of mankind.
How on earth are you ever going to explain in terms of chemistry and physics so important a biological phenomenon as first love?
The Revolution introduced me to art, and in turn, art introduced me to the Revolution!