Albert Einstein Quotes & Wallpapers

Albert Einstein
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Am I, or the others crazy? Albert Einstein

I believe in standardizing automobiles. I do not believe in standardizing human beings. Standardization is a great peril which threatens American culture. Albert Einstein

A photograph never grows old. You and I change, people change all through the months and years but a photograph always remains the same. How nice to look at a photograph of mother or father taken many years ago. You see them as you remember them. But as people live on, they change completely. That is why I think a photograph can be kind. Albert Einstein

Organized people are just too lazy to go looking for what they want. Albert Einstein

If you want to make your children brilliant, tell them fairy tales. If you want to make them more brilliant, tell them more fairy tales. Albert Einstein

Cherish the questions, for the answers keep changing. Albert Einstein

The place of the expert is on tap not on top. Albert Einstein

The word God is for me nothing more than the expression and product of human weaknesses. Albert Einstein

We cannot despair about mankind knowing that Mozart was a man. Albert Einstein

Empathy is patiently and sincerely seeing the world through the other person's eyes. It is not learned in school; it is cultivated over a lifetime. Albert Einstein

I know that the most joy in my life has come to me from my violin. Albert Einstein

When a man points a finger at someone else, he should remember that three of his fingers are pointing at himself. Do not worry about your difficulties in mathematics; I can assure you that mine are still greater. Albert Einstein

Computers are incredibly fast, accurate, and stupid: humans are incredibly slow, inaccurate and brilliant; together they are powerful beyond imagination. Albert Einstein

How I wish that somewhere there existed an island for those who are wise and of goodwill! In such a place even I would be an ardent patriot. Albert Einstein

After a certain high level of technical skill is achieved, science and art tend to coalesce in esthetics, plasticity, and form. The greatest scientists are always artists as well. Albert Einstein

Humanity has every reason to place the proclaimers of high moral standards and values above the discoverers of objective truth. What humanity own to personalities like Buddha, Moses, and Jesus ranks for me higher than all the achievements the inquiring constructive mind. Albert Einstein

Study and, in general, the pursuit of truth and beauty is the sphere in which we are permitted to remain children all our lives." "Study and, in general, the pursuit of truth and beauty is the sphere in which we are permitted to remain children all our lives. Albert Einstein

The cult of individual personalities is always, in my view, unjustified. To be sure, nature distributes her gifts variously among her children. But there are plenty of the well-endowed ones too, thank God, and I am firmly convinced that most of them live quiet, unregarded lives. Albert Einstein

Strange is our situation here on Earth. Each of us comes for a short visit, not knowing why, yet sometimes seeming to divine a purpose. From the standpoint of daily life, however, there is one thing we do know: that man is here for the sake of other men - above all for those upon whose smiles and well-being our own happiness depends. Albert Einstein

A permanent peace cannot be prepared by threats but only by the honest attempt to create a mutual trust. However strong national armaments may be, they do not create military security for any nation nor do they guarantee the maintenance of peace. Albert Einstein

I see my life in terms of music. Albert Einstein

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

Beyond the realms of what we see, into the regions or the unexplored limited only by our imaginations. 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 strength of the Constitution lies entirely in the determination of each citizen to defend it. Only if every single citizen feels duty bound to do his share in this defense are the constitutional rights secure. Albert Einstein

I have yet to meet a single person from our culture, no matter what his or her educational background, IQ, and specific training, who had powerful transpersonal experiences and continues to subscribe to the materialistic monism of Western science. Albert Einstein

An autocratic system of coercion, in my opinion, soon degenerates. For force always attracts men of low morality, and I believe it to be an invariable rule that tyrants of genius are succeeded by scoundrels. For this reason I have always been passionately opposed to systems such as we see in Italy and Russia to-day. Albert Einstein

In talking about human rights today, we are referring primarily to the following demands: protection of the individual against arbitrary infringement by other individuals or by the government; the right to work and to adequate earnings from work; freedom of discussion and teaching; adequate participation of the individual in the formation of his government. These human rights are nowadays recognised theoretically, although, by abundant use of formalistic, legal manoeuvres, they are being violated to a much greater extent than even a generation ago. Albert Einstein

Each makes this cosmos and its construction the pivot of his emotional life, in order to find in this way peace and security which he can not find in the narrow whirlpool of personal experience. Albert Einstein

Whatever there is of God and goodness in the universe, it must work itself out and express itself through us. We cannot stand aside and let God do it. Albert Einstein

In the middle of adversity there is great opportunity. Albert Einstein

If [quantum theory] is correct, it signifies the end of physics as a science. Albert Einstein

At the same time, as social beings, we are moved in the relations with our fellow beings by such feelings as sympathy, pride, hate, need for power, pity, and so on. Albert Einstein

[Newton wrote to Halley ... that he would not give Hooke any credit] That, alas, is vanity. You find it in so many scientists. You know, it has always hurt me to think that Galileo did not acknowledge the work of Kepler. Albert Einstein

It is impossible to get out of a problem by using the same kind of thinking that it took to get into it. Albert Einstein

Innovation is not the product of logical thought, even though the final product is tied to a logical structure. Albert Einstein

The content of scientific theory itself offers no moral foundation for the personal conduct of life. Albert Einstein

Personally, I experience the greatest degree of pleasure in having contact with works of art. They furnish me with happy feelings of an intensity that I cannot derive from other sources. Albert Einstein

Every reminiscence is colored by the way things are today, and therefore by a delusive point of view. Albert Einstein

At present every coachman and every waiter argues about whether or not the relativity theory is correct. Albert Einstein

Berlin is the place to which I am most closely bound by human and scientific ties. Albert Einstein

The most important function of art and science is to Awaken the cosmic religious feeling and keep it alive. Albert Einstein

This is a time, when there seems to be a particular need for friends of wisdom and truth to join together. Albert Einstein

The next world war will be fought with stones. Albert Einstein

Creativity is seeing what others see and thinking what no one else has ever thought. Albert Einstein

Discussion and argument are essential parts of science; the greatest talent is the ability to strip a theory until the simple basic idea emerges with clarity. Albert Einstein

Intuitive powers played a central role in my scientific work, not wild speculation, yet a valued resource when no other approach was available. Albert Einstein

I was just more stubborn and more passionate than most about physics. Albert Einstein

Ninety nine failed solutions equals a gain of 99 pieces of information. Albert Einstein

My political ideal is democracy. Let every man be respected as an individual and no man idolized. Albert Einstein

The great moral teachers of humanity were in a way artistic geniuses in the art of living. Albert Einstein

What good is a reputation not put to good use. Albert Einstein

You think you have troubles with mathematics . . . I assure you mine are still bigger. Albert Einstein

I know that it is a hopeless undertaking to debate about fundamental value judgements. For instance, if someone approves, as a goal, the extirpation of the human race from the earth, one cannot refute such a viewpoint on rational grounds. But if there is agreement on certain goals and values, one can argue rationally about the means by which these objectives may be obtained. Albert Einstein

As I look back over the truly crucial events in my life I realize that they were not planned long in advance. Albert Einstein said, 'There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is.' Albert Einstein

If I could remember the names of all these particles, I'd be a botanist. Albert Einstein

I once thought that if I could ask God one question, I would ask how the universe began, because once I knew that, all the rest is simply equations. But as I got older I became less concerned with how the universe began. Rather, I would want to know why he started the universe. For once I knew that answer, then I would know the purpose of my own life. Albert Einstein

True knowledge comes with deep understanding of a topic and its inner workings. Albert Einstein

God gave me the stubbornness of a mule and a fairly keen scent. Albert Einstein

...and knowledge is one of the finest attributes of man - though often it is most loudly voiced by those who strive for it the least. Albert Einstein

In one's youth every person and every event appear to be unique. With age one becomes much more aware that similar events recur. Later on, one is less often delighted or surprised, but also less disappointed than in earlier years. Albert Einstein

Nothing will end war unless the people refuse to go to war. Albert Einstein

Chess holds its master in its own bonds, shackling the mind and brain so that the inner freedom of the very strongest must suffer. Albert Einstein

Nature shows us only the tail of the lion. But there is no doubt in my mind that the lion belongs with it even if he cannot reveal himself to the eye all at once because of his huge dimension. Albert Einstein

The splitting of the atom has changed everything except for how we think. Albert Einstein

I am convinced that some political and social activities and practices of the Catholic organizations are detrimental and even dangerous for the community as a whole, here and everywhere. I mention here only the fight against birth control at a time when overpopulation in various countries has become a serious threat to the health of people and a grave obstacle to any attempt to organize peace on this planet. Albert Einstein

I advocate world government because I am convinced that there is no other possible way of eliminating the most terrible danger in which man has ever found himself. The objective of avoiding total destruction must have priority over any other objective. Albert Einstein

Regarding sex education: no secrets! Albert Einstein

I was sitting in a chair in the patent office at Bern when all of a sudden a thought occurred to me: "If a person falls freely he will not feel his own weight." I was startled. This simple thought made a deep impression on me. It impelled me toward a theory of gravitation. Albert Einstein

Don't become a seeker of success. Become a person of value. Albert Einstein

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