Thursday, July 25, 2024

Top 100 Quotes Of Albert Einstein


1.If you can’t explain it simply, you don’t understand it well enough.

2.Coincidence is God’s way of remaining anonymous.

3.Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.

4.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.

5.I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.

6.Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile.

7.Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life’s coming attractions.

8.You can’t blame gravity for falling in love.

9.Once we accept our limits, we go beyond them.

10.I am not only a pacifist but a militant pacifist. I am willing to fight for peace. Nothing will end war unless the people themselves refuse to go to war.

11.The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing.

12.It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.

13.The value of a man should be seen in what he gives and not in what he is able to receive.

14.The monotony and solitude of a quiet life stimulates the creative mind.

15.He who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead; his eyes are closed.

16.Before God we are all equally wise – and equally foolish.

17.Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning.

18.We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.

19.Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.

20.A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.

21.Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.

22.No problem can be solved from the same level of consciousness that created it.

23.The only source of knowledge is experience.

24.Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.

25.Any man who can drive safely while kissing a pretty girl is simply not giving the kiss the attention it deserves.

26.Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler.

27.Intellectual growth should commence at birth and cease only at death.

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

29.Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.

30.Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them.

31.The gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge.

32.If you are out to describe the truth, leave elegance to the tailor.

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

34.All that is valuable in human society depends upon the opportunity for development accorded the individual.

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

36.Love is a better teacher than duty.

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

38.It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education.

39.Concern for man and his fate must always form the chief interest of all technical endeavors. Never forget this in the midst of your diagrams and equations.

40.I want to go when I want. It is tasteless to prolong life artificially. I have done my share; it is time to go. I will do it elegantly.

41.When the solution is simple, God is answering.

42.The only real valuable thing is intuition.

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

44.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.

45.A man should look for what is, and not for what he thinks should be.

46.We shall require a substantially new manner of thinking if mankind is to survive.

47.Few people are capable of expressing with equanimity opinions which differ from the prejudices of their social environment. Most people are even incapable of forming such opinions.

48.All religions, arts and sciences are branches of the same tree.

49.I think and think for months and years. Ninety-nine times, the conclusion is false. The hundredth time I am right.

50.I believe that a simple and unassuming manner of life is best for everyone, best both for the body and the mind.

51.We cannot despair of humanity, since we ourselves are human beings.

52.The environment is everything that isn’t me.

53.Never do anything against conscience even if the state demands it.

54.The pursuit of truth and beauty is a sphere of activity in which we are permitted to remain children all our lives.

55.I do not believe that civilization will be wiped out in a war fought with the atomic bomb. Perhaps two-thirds of the people of the earth will be killed.

56.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.

57.Imagination is more important than knowledge.

58.Most people say that it is the intellect which makes a great scientist. They are wrong: it is character.

59.The high destiny of the individual is to serve rather than to rule.

60.Without deep reflection one knows from daily life that one exists for other people.

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

62.The devil has put a penalty on all things we enjoy in life. Either we suffer in health or we suffer in soul or we get fat.

63.The process of scientific discovery is, in effect, a continual flight from wonder.

64.I love to travel, but hate to arrive.

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

66.You can never solve a problem on the level on which it was created.

67.I want to know all Gods thoughts; all the rest are just details.

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

69.In order to be an immaculate member of a flock of sheep, one must above all be a sheep oneself.

70.As far as I’m concerned, I prefer silent vice to ostentatious virtue.

71.The man of science is a poor philosopher.

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

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

74.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.

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

76.Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school.

77.Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value.

78.Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.

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

80.It’s not that I’m so smart, it’s just that I stay with problems longer.

81.Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.

82.The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination.

83.There are two ways to live: you can live as if nothing is a miracle; you can live as if everything is a miracle.

84.I live in that solitude which is painful in youth, but delicious in the years of maturity.

85.No amount of experimentation can ever prove me right; a single experiment can prove me wrong.

86.A table, a chair, a bowl of fruit and a violin; what else does a man need to be happy?

87.Technological progress is like an axe in the hands of a pathological criminal.

88.Try not to become a man of success, but rather try to become a man of value.

89.The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and science.

90.You cannot simultaneously prevent and prepare for war.

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

92.We can’t solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them.

93.Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere.

94.Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding.

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

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

97.The only reason for time is so that everything doesn’t happen at once.

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

99.When you are courting a nice girl an hour seems like a second. When you sit on a red-hot cinder a second seems like an hour. That’s relativity.

100.Everyone should be respected as an individual, but no one idolized.

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