Albert Einstein Quotes & Wallpapers

Albert Einstein
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Albert Einstein was a German-born theoretical physicist. He developed the general theory of relativity, one of the two pillars of modern physics. Einstein's work is also known for its influence on the philosophy of science

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

There is only one road to human greatness: through the school of hard knocks. Albert Einstein

Weak people revenge. Strong people forgive. Intelligent People Ignore. Albert Einstein

I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited, whereas imagination embraces the entire world, stimulating progress, giving birth to evolution. Albert Einstein

If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or things. Albert Einstein

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

There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle. Albert Einstein

You have to learn the rules of the game. And then you have to play better than anyone else. Albert Einstein

Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding. Albert Einstein

If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales. If you want them to be more intelligent, read them more fairy tales. Albert Einstein

What counts can't always be counted; what can be counted doesn't always count. Albert Einstein

If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or objects. Albert Einstein

If you can't explain something simply, you don't know enough about it. Albert Einstein

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

Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere. Albert Einstein

I now see the necessity of a beginning. Albert Einstein

The future is not a gift-it is an achievement. Albert Einstein

You can't solve a problem with the same mind that created it. Albert Einstein

The led must not be compelled; they must be able to choose their own leader. Albert Einstein

During the youthful period of mankind's spiritual evolution human fantasy created gods in man's own image, who, by the operations of their will were supposed to determine, or at any rate to influence, the phenomenal world. Man sought to alter the disposition of these gods in his own favour by means of magic and prayer. Albert Einstein

I believe in standardizing automobiles, not human beings. Albert Einstein

It's not that life has been easy, perfect or exactly as expected. I just choose to be happy and grateful no matter how it all turns out. If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed. Albert Einstein

One has a feeling that one has a kind of home in this timeless community of human beings that strive for truth. ... I have always believed that Jesus meant by the Kingdom of God the small group scattered all through time of intellectually and ethically valuable people. Albert Einstein

A life directed chiefly toward the fulfillment of personal desires will sooner or later always lead to bitter disappointment. Albert Einstein

The idea of a personal God is an anthropological concept which I am unable to take seriously. Albert Einstein

I see a pattern, but my imagination cannot picture the maker of that pattern. I see a clock, but I cannot envision the clockmaker. The human mind is unable to conceive of the four dimensions, so how can it conceive of a God, before whom a thousand years and a thousand dimensions are as one? Albert Einstein

But if the longing for the achievement of the goal is powerfully alive within us, then shall we not lack the strength to find the means for reaching the goal and for translating it into deeds. Albert Einstein

When you examine the lives of the most influential people who have ever walked among us, you discover one thread that winds through them all. They have been aligned first with their spiritual nature and only then with their physical selves. Albert Einstein

The highest principles for our aspirations and judgments are given to us in the Jewish-Christian religious tradition. Albert Einstein

Science is a wonderful thing if one does not have to earn one's living at it. One should earn one's living by work of which one is sure one is capable. Only when we do not have to be accountable to anybody can we find joy in scientific endeavor. Albert Einstein

The theoretical idea ... does not arise apart from and independent of experience; nor can it be derived from experience by a purely logical procedure. It is produced by a creative act. Once a theoretical idea has been acquired, one does well to hold fast to it until it leads to an untenable conclusion. Albert Einstein

Whoever is devoid of the capacity to wonder, whoever remains unmoved, whoever cannot contemplate or know the deep shudder of the soul in enchantment, might just as well be dead for he has already closed his eyes upon life. Albert Einstein

The state exists for man, not man for the state. The same may be said of science. These are old phrases, coined by people who saw in human individuality the highest human value. I would hesitate to repeat them, were it not for the ever recurring danger that they may be forgotten, especially in these days of organization and stereotypes. Albert Einstein

I believe that whoever tries to think things through honestly will soon recognize how unworthy and even fatal is the traditional bias against Negroes. What can the man of good will do to combat this deeply rooted prejudice? He must have the courage to set an example by words and deed, and must watch lest his children become influenced by racial bias. Albert Einstein

Time is relative; its only worth depends upon what we do as it is passing. Albert Einstein

Honestly, I cannot understand what people mean when they talk about the freedom of the human will. I have a feeling, for instance, that I will something or other; but what relation this has with freedom I cannot understand at all. I feel that I will to light my pipe and I do it; but how can I connect this up with the idea of freedom? What is behind the act of willing to light the pipe? Another act of willing? Schopenhauer once said: Der Mensch kann was er will; er kann aber nicht wollen was er will (Man can do what he will but he cannot will what he wills). Albert Einstein

Keep fighting until the last buzzer sounds. Albert Einstein

Anyone can be a genius, if they pick just one specific subject and study it diligently just 15 minutes each day. Albert Einstein

The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and science. He to whom the emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause and stand wrapped in awe, is as good as dead; his eyes are closed. Albert Einstein

Outer changes always begin with an inner change of attitude. Albert Einstein

One picture is worth a thousand words Albert Einstein

I'm more interested in the future than in the past, because the future is where I intend to live. Albert Einstein

The greatest scientists are artists as well. Albert Einstein

When I think of the most able students I have encountered in my teaching - I mean those who have distinguished themselves not only by skill but by independence of thought - then I must confess that all have had a lively interest in epistemology. Albert Einstein

Loving is not just looking at each other, it's looking in the same direction. -Antoine de Saint-Exupery, "You are blessed doublee if you are in love" - honeya "Gravitation is not responsible for people falling in love. Albert Einstein

When we first got married, we made a pact. It was this: In our life together, it was decided I would make all of the big decisions and my wife would make all of the little decisions. For fifty years, we have held true to that agreement. I believe that is the reason for the success in our marriage. However, the strange thing is that in fifty years, there hasn't been one big decision. Albert Einstein

I am strongly drawn to the simple life and am often oppressed by the feeling that I am engrossing an unnecessary amount of the labour of my fellow men. I regard class differences as contrary to justice and, in the last resort, based on force. I also consider that plain living is good for everybody, physically and mentally. Albert Einstein

Relativity applies to physics, not ethics. Albert Einstein

It is little short of a miracle that modern methods of instruction have not already completely strangled the holy curiosity of inquiry.... I believe that one could even deprive a healthy beast of prey of its voraciousness if one could force it with a whip to eat continuously whether it were hungry or not... Albert Einstein

If people are good because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed. Albert Einstein

The only way to escape the personal corruption of praise is to go on working. Albert Einstein

When a man sits with a pretty girl for an hour, it seems like a minute. But let him sit on a hot stove for a minute - then it's longer than any hour. That's relativity! Albert Einstein

You teach me baseball and I'll teach you relativity... No we must not. You will learn about relativity faster than I learn baseball. Albert Einstein

Do you really believe that the moon is' there when nobody looks? Albert Einstein

One should not pursue goals that are easily achieved. One must develop an instinct for what one can just barely achieve through one's greatest efforts. Albert Einstein

Science is 1% inspiration and 99% perspiration. Albert Einstein

Capitalism creates a huge community of producers who are unceasingly striving to deprive each other of the fruits of their collective labor, and an oligarchy that cannot be effectively checked even by a democratically organized society....the subjugation is not by force but because the privileged class has long ago established a system of values by which the people were thenceforth, to a large extent unconsciously, guided in their social behavior. Albert Einstein

There's something to be said for relatives...it has to be said because it's unprintable! Albert Einstein

We must be prepared to make the same heroic sacrifices for the cause of peace that we make ungrudgingly for the cause of war. Albert Einstein

I love Humanity but I hate humans Albert Einstein

When a blind beetle crawls over the surface of the globe, he doesn't realize that the track he has covered is curved. I was lucky enough to have spotted it. Albert Einstein

Rejoice with your family in the beautiful land of life. Albert Einstein

Science is the century-old endeavor to bring together by means of systematic thought the perceptible phenomena of this world into as thorough-going an association as possible. Albert Einstein

An attempt at visualizing the Fourth Dimension: Take a point, stretch it into a line, curl it into a circle, twist it into a sphere, and punch through the sphere. Albert Einstein

People will not disarm step by step; they will disarm at one blow or not at all. Albert Einstein

It is an outcome of faith that nature-as she is perceptible to our five senses-takes the character of such a well formulated puzzle. Albert Einstein

The Nuremberg Trial of the German war criminals was tacitly based on the recognition of the principle: criminal actions cannot be excused if committed on government orders; conscience supersedes the authority of the law of the state. Albert Einstein

What is this frog and mouse battle among the mathematicians? Albert Einstein

Politics is far more complicated than physics. Albert Einstein

Where there is love, there is no imposition. Albert Einstein



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