The Best of Albert Einstein Quotes:
All that is valuable in human society depends upon the opportunity for development accorded the individual.
Albert Einstein on Science/ Mathematics / Religion
Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.
God is subtle but he is not malicious.
Dancers are athletes of God.
At any rate, I am convinced that He (God) does not play dice.
I don’t believe in mathematics
God does not care about our mathematical difficulties; He integrates empirically.
Albert Einstein Quotes on Life and Living
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.
The man who regards his own life and that of his fellow-creatures as meaningless, is not merely unfortunate, but almost disqualified for life.
People like you and I, though mortal of course like everyone else, do not grow old no matter how long we live…We never cease to stand like curious children before the great mystery into which we were born.
If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or things.
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…
One cannot help but be in awe when he contemplates the mysteries of eternity, of life, of the marvelous structure of reality.
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.
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.
I live in that solitude that is painful in youth, but delicious in the years of maturity.
If I would be a young man again and had to decide how to make my living, I would not try to become a scientist or scholar or teacher. I would rather choose to be a plumber or a peddler in the hope to find that modest degree of independence still available under present circumstances.
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Albert Einstein Quotes on Education and Knowledge
Education is what remains after one has forgotten everything he learned in school.
It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.
The only rational way of educating a child is to be an example – of what to avoid, if one can’t be the other sort.
No path leads from a knowledge of that which is to that which should be.
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
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Albert Einstein Sayings about War and Peace
Peace cannot be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
We must be prepared to make heroic sacrifices for the cause of peace that we make ungrudgingly for the cause of war. There is no task that is more important or closer to my heart.
An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.
Nationalism is an infantile disease. It is the measles of mankind.
The distinctions separating the social classes are false; in the last analysis they rest on force.
You cannot simultaneously prevent and prepare for war.
Degeneracy follows every autocratic system of violence that enslaves; there is a violence that is moral and a violence that is immoral.
I am an absolute pacifist… It is and instinctive feeling. It is a feeling that possesses me, because the murder of men is disgusting.
Albert Einstein Quotes on Creativity, Imagination and Curiosity
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing.
The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.
Creativity is a type of learning process where the teacher and pupil are located in the same individual.
The important thing is not to stop questioning.
He who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead; his eyes are closed.
Other Great Albert Einstein Quotes and Sayings
We can’t solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them.
Nothing will benefit human health and increase chances for survival of life on Earth as much as the evolution to a vegetarian diet.
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.
Try not to become a man of success, but rather try to become a man of value.
Sometimes one pays the most for the things one gets for nothing.
I never think of the future, it comes soon enough.
Any man who can drive safely while kissing a pretty girl is simply not giving the kiss the attention it deserves.
Gravitation is not responsible for people falling in love.
Sit with a pretty girl for an hour and it feels like a minute, sit on a hot stove for a minute and it feels like an hour – that’s relativity.
If a cluttered desk is a sign of a cluttered mind, of what then is an empty desk a sign?
We cannot despair of humanity, since we are humans beings.
The most beautiful experience we can have is the mysterious. It is the fundamental emotion which stands at the cradle of true art and true science.
Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler.
If you are out to describe the truth, leave elegance to the tailor.
If my theory of relativity is proven correct, Germany will claim me as a German and France will declare that I am a citizen of the world. Should my theory prove untrue, France will say that I am a German and Germany will declare that I am a Jew.
I have received excessive admiration and respect from my fellow men through no fault of my own.
I think for months, for years; 99 times the conclusion is false, but the hundredth time I am right.
The most incomprehensible thing about the world is that it is comprehensible.
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