Monday, January 16, 2012

Albert Einstein Quotes

Here is a comprehensive list of Albert Einstein quotes:

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

Yes, we have to divide up our time like that, between our politics and our equations. But to me our equations are far more important, for politics are only a matter of present concern. A mathematical equation stands forever. -- Albert Einstein

Any intelligent 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

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

A person starts to live when he can live outside himself. -- Albert Einstein

Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind. -- Albert Einstein

Everything that is really great and inspiring is created by the individual who can labor in freedom. -- Albert Einstein

It is the duty of every citizen according to his best capacities to give validity to his convictions in political affairs. -- Albert Einstein

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

Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not one bit simpler. -- Albert Einstein

If the facts don't fit the theory, change the facts. -- Albert Einstein

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

Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. -- Albert Einstein

Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted. -- Albert Einstein

Whoever undertakes to set himself up as a judge of Truth and Knowledge is shipwrecked by the laughter of the Gods. -- Albert Einstein

The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education. -- Albert Einstein

You cannot simultaneously prevent and prepare for war. -- Albert Einstein

At any rate, I am convinced that He (God) does not play dice. -- Albert Einstein

If someone can enjoy marching to music in rank and file, I can feel only contempt for him; he has received his large brain by mistake, a spinal cord would have been enough. -- Albert Einstein

Great spirits have always found violent opposition from mediocrities. The latter cannot understand it when a man does not thoughtlessly submit to hereditary prejudices, but honestly and courageously uses his intelligence and fulfills the duty to express the results of his thought in clear form. -- Albert Einstein

The unleashed power of the atom has changed everything save our modes of thinking and we thus drift toward unparalleled catastrophe. -- Albert Einstein

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. -- Albert Einstein

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

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

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

Education is what remains after one has forgotten everything he learned in school. -- Albert Einstein

Every day I remind myself that my inner and outer life are based 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

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. -- Albert Einstein

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. -- Albert Einstein

Gravitation cannot be held responsible for people falling in love. How on earth can you explain in terms of chemistry and physics so important a biological phenomenon as first love? Put your hand on a stove for a minute and it seems like an hour. Sit with that special girl for an hour and it seems like a minute. That's relativity. -- Albert Einstein

No, this trick won't work...How on earth are you ever going to explain in terms of chemistry and physics so important a biological phenomenon as first love? -- Albert Einstein

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

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

I never think of the future - it comes soon enough. -- Albert Einstein

If I had only known, I would have been a locksmith. -- Albert Einstein

If you are out to describe the truth, leave elegance to the tailor. -- Albert Einstein

Imagination is more important than knowledge. -- Albert Einstein

It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education. -- Albert Einstein

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. -- Albert Einstein

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. -- Albert Einstein

Nothing will benefit human health and increase the chances for survival of life on Earth as much as the evolution to a vegetarian diet. -- Albert Einstein

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

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. -- Albert Einstein

The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing. One cannot help but be in awe when he contemplates the mysteries of eternity, of life, of the marvelous structure of reality. It is enough if one tries merely to comprehend a little of this mystery every day. Never lose a holy curiosity. -- Albert Einstein

The most beautiful experience we can have is the mysterious. -- Albert Einstein

The most incomprehensible thing about the world is that it is at all comprehensible. -- Albert Einstein

The release of atomic energy has not created a new problem. It has merely made more urgent the necessity of solving an existing one. -- Albert Einstein

The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources. -- Albert Einstein

Try not to become a man of success but rather to become a man of value. -- Albert Einstein