Albert Einstein Quotes (232 quotations)

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1. ...one of the strongest motives that lead men to art and science is escape from everyday life with its painful crudity and hopeless dreariness, from the fetters of one's own ever-shifting desires. A finely tempered nature longs to escape from the personal life into the world of objective perception and thought. - Albert Einstein

2. A human being is part of a whole, called by us the Universe, a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feelings, as something separated from the rest - a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires and to affection for a few persons nearest us. Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circles of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature in its beauty. - Albert Einstein

3. A hundred times every day I remind myself that my inner and outer life depend 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. - Albert Einstein

4. A man's ethical behavior should be based effectually on sympathy, education, and social ties; no religious basis is necessary. Man would indeed be in a poor way if he had to be restrained by fear of punishment and hope of reward after death. - Albert Einstein

5. A perfection of means, and confusion of aims, seems to be our main problem. - Albert Einstein

6. A photograph never grows old. You and I change, people change all through the months and years but a photograph always remains the same. How nice to look at a photograph of mother or father taken many years ago. You see them as you remember them. But as people live on, they change completely. That is why I think a photograph can be kind. - Albert Einstein

7. After a certain high level of technical skill is achieved, science and art tend to coalesce in esthetics, plasticity, and form. The greatest scientists are always artists as well. - Albert Einstein

8. All of us who are concerned for peace and triumph of reason and justice must be keenly aware how small an influence reason and honest good will exert upon events in the political field. - Albert Einstein

9. All our science, measured against reality, is primitive and childlike-and yet it is the most precious thing we have. - Albert Einstein

10. All religions, arts and sciences are branches of the same tree. - Albert Einstein

11. An empty stomach is not a good political adviser. - Albert Einstein

12. Anger dwells only in the bosom of fools. - Albert Einstein

13. Any fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius-and a lot of courage-to move in the opposite direction. - Albert Einstein

14. Any intelligent fool can make things bigger and more complex ... it takes a touch of genius - and a lot of courage - to move in the opposite direction. - Albert Einstein

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

16. Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new. - Albert Einstein

17. 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. - Albert Einstein

18. At any rate, I am convinced that He [God] does not play dice. - Albert Einstein

19. Before God we are all equally wise - and equally foolish. - Albert Einstein

20. Before God we are equally wise and equally foolish. - Albert Einstein

21. Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen. - Albert Einstein

22. Computers are incredibly fast, accurate, and stupid. Human beings are incredibly slow, inaccurate, and brilliant. Together they are powerful beyond imagination. - Albert Einstein

23. 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. - Albert Einstein

24. Concern for man himself and his fate must always form the chief interest of all technical endeavor. Never forget this in the midst of your diagrams and equations. - Albert Einstein

25. Curiosity has its own reason for existence. - Albert Einstein

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