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“We are all life trying to live, among other life trying to live.”
Albert Einstein
“Creating a new theory is not like destroying an old barn and erecting a skyscraper in its place. It is rather like climbing a mountain, gaining new and wider views, discovering unexpected connections between our starting points and its rich environment. But the point from which we started out still exists and can be seen, although it appears smaller and forms a tiny part of our broad view gained by the mastery of the obstacles on our adventurous way up.”
Albert Einstein
“Anyone who doesn't take truth seriously in small matters cannot be trusted in large ones either.”
Albert Einstein
“A society's competitive advantage will come not from how well its schools teach the multiplication and periodic tables, but from how well they stimulate imagination and creativity.”
Albert Einstein
“We should take care not to make the intellect our god; it has, of course, powerful muscles, but no personality. ”
Albert Einstein
“Now he has departed from this strange world a little ahead of me. That means nothing. People like us, who believe in physics, know that the distinction between past, present, and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion.”
Albert Einstein
“I am not a genius, I am just curious. I ask many questions. and when the answer is simple, then God is answering.”
Albert Einstein
“My pacifism is an instinctive feeling, a feeling that possesses me because the murder of men is disgusting. My attitude is not derived from any intellectual theory but is based on my deepest antipathy to every kind of cruelty and hatred.”
Albert Einstein
“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
“A perfection of means, and confusion of aims, seems to be our main problem.”
Albert Einstein
“To punish me for my contempt for authority, fate made me an authority myself.”
Albert Einstein
“You do not really understand something unless you can explain it to your grandmother.”
Albert Einstein
“If I could do it all again, I'd be a plumber.”
Albert Einstein
“Out of clutter, find simplicity. From discord, find harmony. In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.”
Albert Einstein, The Quotable Einstein
“Although I am a typical loner in my daily life, my awareness of belonging to the invisible community of those who strive for truth, beauty, and justice has prevented me from feelings of isolation.”
Albert Einstein
“Pure mathematics is in its way the poetry of logical ideas.”
Albert Einstein
“There is nothing known as "Perfect". Its only those imperfections which we choose not to see!!”
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
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“The intellect has little to do on the road to discovery. There comes a leap in consciousness, call it Intuition or what you will, the solution comes to you and you don't know how or why.”
Albert Einstein
“The most important human endeavor is the striving for morality in our actions. Our inner balance and even our very existence depend on it. Only morality in our actions can give beauty and dignity to life. ”
Albert Einstein
“I believe that Gandhi’s views were the most enlightened of all the political men in our time. We should strive to do things in his spirit: not to use violence in fighting for our cause, but by non-participation in anything you believe is evil.”
Albert Einstein
“Failing isn't bad when you learn what not to do.”
Albert Einstein
“The release of atomic power has changed everything except our way of thinking ... the solution to this problem lies in the heart of mankind. If only I had known, I should have become a watchmaker. (1945)”
Albert Einstein
“The intuitive mind is a sacred gift and the rational mind is a faithful servant. We have created a society that honors the servant and has forgotten the gift. We will not solve the problems of the world from the same level of thinking we were at when we created them. More than anything else, this new century demands new thinking: We must change our materially based analyses of the world around us to include broader, more multidimensional perspectives.”
Albert Einstein
“The most important question a person can ask is, "Is the Universe a friendly place?”
Albert Einstein
“Setting an example is not the main means of influencing others, it is the only means.”
Albert Einstein
“I don't know, I don't care, and it doesn't make any difference!”
Albert Einstein
“I believe in Spinoza's God, who reveals Himself in the lawful harmony of the world, not in a God who concerns Himself with the fate and the doings of mankind...

to Rabbi Herbert Goldstein (1929)”
Albert Einstein
“Do not grow old, no matter how long you live. Never cease to stand like curious children before the Great Mystery into which we were born.”
Albert Einstein
“The person who reads too much and uses his brain too little will fall into lazy habits of thinking..”
Albert Einstein


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