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“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.”
Albert Einstein
“If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed.”
Albert Einstein
“From the standpoint of daily life, however, there is one thing we do know: that we are here for the sake of each other - above all for those upon whose smile and well-being our own happiness depends, and also for the countless unknown souls with whose fate we are connected by a bond of sympathy. Many times a day I realize how much my own outer and inner life is built upon the labors of my fellow men, both living and dead, and how earnestly I must exert myself in order to give in return as much as I have received.”
Albert Einstein
“Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.”
Albert Einstein
“I love Humanity but I hate humans”
Albert Einstein
“I cannot imagine a God who rewards and punishes the objects of his creation, whose purposes are modeled after our own -- a God, in short, who is but a reflection of human frailty. Neither can I believe that the individual survives the death of his body, although feeble souls harbor such thoughts through fear or ridiculous egotisms.”
Albert Einstein
“If I had an hour to solve a problem I'd spend 55 minutes thinking about the problem and 5 minutes thinking about solutions.”
Albert Einstein
“A true genius admits that he/she knows nothing.”
Albert Einstein
“If there is any religion that could respond to the needs of modern science, it would be Buddhism.”
Albert Einstein
“Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.”
Albert Einstein
“A little knowledge is a dangerous thing. So is a lot.”
Albert Einstein
“The only real valuable thing is intuition.”
Albert Einstein
“Few people are capable of expressing with equanimity opinions which differ from the prejudices of their social enviroment. Most people are incapable of forming such opinions."

(Essay to Leo Baeck, 1953)”
Albert Einstein
“When the solution is simple, God is answering.”
Albert Einstein
“I believe in intuitions and inspirations...I sometimes FEEL that I am right. I do not KNOW that I am.”
Albert Einstein
“The only thing that you absolutely have to know, is the location of the library.”
Albert Einstein
“A person starts to live when he can live outside himself.”
Albert Einstein
“I want to know God's thoughts - the rest are mere details.”
Albert Einstein
“Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited to all we now know and understand, while imagination embraces the entire world, and all there ever will be to know and understand.”
Albert Einstein
“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
“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
“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.”
Albert Einstein
“Life is a preparation for the future; and the best preparation for the future is to live as if there were none.”
Albert Einstein
“The tragedy of life is what dies inside a man while he lives.”
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
“If at first the idea is not absurd, then there is no hope for it.”
Albert Einstein
“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.”
Albert Einstein
“Even on the most solemn occasions I got away without wearing socks and hid that lack of civilization in high boots”
Albert Einstein
“The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.”
Albert Einstein
“Intellectual growth should commence at birth and cease only at death.”
Albert Einstein


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