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“The most beautiful experience we can have is the mysterious. It is the fundamental emotion that stands at the cradle of true art and true science.”
Albert Einstein, The World as I See It
“I do not at all believe in human freedom in the philosophical sense... Schopenhauer’s saying, ‘A man can do what he wants, but not will what he wants,’ has been a very real inspiration to me since my youth; it has been a continual consolation in the face of life’s hardships, my own and others’, and an unfailing wellspring of tolerance. This realization mercifully mitigates the easily paralyzing sense of responsibility and prevents us from taking ourselves and other people too seriously; it is conducive to a view of life which, in part, gives humour its due.”
Albert Einstein, The World as I See It
“It is every man's obligation to put back into the world at least the equivalent of what he takes out of it.”
Albert Einstein, The World as I See It
“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, The World as I See It
“I have never looked upon ease and happiness as ends in themselves -- this critical basis I call the ideal of a pigsty. The ideals that have lighted my way, and time after time have given me new courage to face life cheerfully, have been Kindness, Beauty, and Truth. Without the sense of kinship with men of like mind, without the occupation with the objective world, the eternally unattainable in the field of art and scientific endeavors, life would have seemed empty to me. The trite objects of human efforts -- possessions, outward success, luxury -- have always seemed to me contemptible.”
Albert Einstein, The World as I See It
“The man who regards his own life and that of his fellow-creatures as meaningless is not merely unfortunate but almost disqualified for life.”
Albert Einstein, The World as I See It
“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, The World as I See It
“I maintain that the cosmic religious feeling is the strongest and noblest motive for scientific research.”
Albert Einstein, The World as I See It
“Keep fighting until the last buzzer sounds.”
Albert Einstein, The World as I See It
“How can cosmic religious feeling be communicated from one person to another, if it can give rise to no definite notion of a God and no theology? In my view, it is the most important function of art and science to awaken this feeling and keep it alive in those who are receptive to it.”
Albert Einstein, The World as I See It
“The pursuit of knowledge for its own sake, an almost fanatical love of justice and the desire for personal independence -- these are the features of the Jewish tradition which make me thank my stars that I belong to it.”
Albert Einstein, The World as I See It
“Those whose acquaintance with scientific research is derived chiefly from its practical results easily develop a completely false notion of the mentality of the men who, surrounded by a skeptical world, have shown the way to kindred spirits scattered wide through the world and through the centuries. Only one who has devoted his life to similar ends can have a vivid realization of what has inspired these men and given them the strength to remain true to their purpose in spite of countless failures. It is cosmic religious feeling that gives a man such strength. A contemporary has said, not unjustly, that in this materialistic age of ours the serious scientific workers are the only profoundly religious people.”
Albert Einstein, The World as I See It
“Stay away from negative people. They have a problem for every solution.”
Albert Einstein, The World as I See It
“Non possiamo risolvere i problemi con lo stesso tipo di pensiero che abbiamo usato quando li abbiamo creati.”
Albert Einstein, The World as I See It
“إني على قناعة مطلقة أنه ما من ثروة في الدنيا يمكنها أن تساعد البشرية على التقدم ولو كانت في يد أكثر الناس تفانياً . إنّ الشخصيات النظيفة والعظيمة وحدها تنتج الأفكار الراقية والأعمال النبيلة ، أما المال فإنه محرك للأنانية ويغري مالكيه بإساءة استخدامه .هل يستطيع أي إنسان أن يتخيل موسى والمسيح أو غاندي يجرون وراءهم أكياس المال؟”
Albert Einstein, The World as I See It
“Never give up on what you really want to do. The person with big dreams is more powerful than one with all the facts.”
Albert Einstein, The World as I See It
“Common to all these types is the anthropomorphic character of their conception of God. In general, only individuals of exceptional endowments, and exceptionally high-minded communities, rise to any considerable extent above this level. But there is a third stage of religious experience which belongs to all of them, even though it is rarely found in a pure form: I shall call it cosmic religious feeling. It is very difficult to elucidate this feeling to anyone who is entirely without it, especially as there is no anthropomorphic conception of God corresponding to it.”
Albert Einstein, The World as I See It
“Tình cảnh của những đứa con trái đất chúng ta mới kỳ lạ làm sao! Mỗi chúng ta đến đây như một chuyến viếng thăm ngắn ngủi. Ta không biết để làm gì, nhưng đôi khi ta tin rằng ta cảm nhận được điều đó. Song, nhìn từ cuộc sống thường nhật mà không đi sâu hơn, ta biết rằng: ta đến đây vì người khác - trước hết vì những người mà hạnh phúc của riêng ta phụ thuộc hoàn toàn vào nụ cười và sự yên ấm của họ, kế đến là vì bao người không quen mà số phận của họ nối với ta bằng sợi dây của lòng cảm thông.”
Albert Einstein, The World as I See It
“Not until the creation and maintenance of decent conditions of life for all people are recognized and accepted as a common obligation of all people and all countries - not until then shall we, with a certain degree of justification, be able to speak of humankind as civilized.”
Albert Einstein, The World as I See It
“I gang my own gait and have never belonged to my country, my home, my friends, or even my immediate family, with my whole heart; in the face of all these ties I have never lost an obstinate sense of detachment, of the need for solitude — a feeling which increases with the years.”
Albert Einstein, The World as I See It
“A man's actions are determined by necessity, external and internal.”
Albert Einstein, The World as I See It
“An autocratic system of coercion, in my opinion soon degenerates. For force always attract men of low morality.”
Albert Einstein, The World as I See It
“إنّ الانسان الذي يعتبر حياته وحياة البشر بلا معنى ليس انسانا بائساً وحسب، بل إنّه بالكاد يستحق الحياة .”
Albert Einstein, The World as I See It
“إن جوهر الدين بالنسبة لي هو أن يكون المرء قادراً على أن يدخل تحت جلد إنسان آخر ويقاسمه فرحه حين يفرح ويقاسمه وجعه حين يتألم .”
Albert Einstein, The World as I See It
“Let every man be respected as an individual and no man idolized.”
Albert Einstein, The World As I See It
“Let every man judge according to his own standards, by what he has himself read, not by what others tell him.”
Albert Einstein, The World As I See It
“To know the secrets of Life, we must first become aware of their existence.”
Albert Einstein, The World as I See It
“As long as armies exist, any serious quarrel will lead to war.”
Albert Einstein, The World As I See It
“I believe that better times are coming.”
Albert Einstein, The World As I See It
“Schopenhauer’s saying, that “a man can do as he will, but not will as he will,” has been an inspiration to me since my”
Albert Einstein, The World As I See It

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