Albert Einstein Quotes & Wallpapers

Albert Einstein
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The religion of the future will be a cosmic religion. The religion which based on experience, which refuses dogmatic. If there's any religion that would cope the scientific needs it will be Buddhism.... Albert Einstein

Unless Americans come to realize that they are not stronger in the world because they have the bomb but weaker because of their vulnerability to atomic attack, they are not likely to conduct their policy at Lake Success [the United Nations] or in their relations with Russia in a spirit that furthers the arrival at an understanding. Albert Einstein

It may affront the military-minded person to suggest a regime that does not maintain any military secrets. Albert Einstein

The essentials of being a person of my type lies precisely in what they think and how they think, not in what they do. Your thoughts shape you. Albert Einstein

All our thinking is of this nature, a free play with concepts. Albert Einstein

In my relativity theory I set up a clock at every point in space, but in reality I find it difficult to provide even one clock in my room. Albert Einstein

In music I do not look for logic. I am quite intuitive on the whole and know no theories. I never like a work if I cannot intuitively grasp its inner unity (architecture). Albert Einstein

The most important tool of the theoretical physicist is his wastebasket. Albert Einstein

Here's a Challenge: Study a complicated topic in such detail that anyone interested can nod their head and understand as you explain specific concepts within the topic. Albert Einstein

One must shy away from questionable undertakings, even when they bear a high-sounding name. Albert Einstein

I do not like to state an opinion on a matter unless I know the precise facts. Albert Einstein

I very rarely think in words at all. A thought comes, and I may try to express in words afterwards. Albert Einstein

My position concerning God is that of an agnostic. Albert Einstein

No one but a theorist believes his theory; everyone puts faith in a laboratory result but the experimenter himself. Albert Einstein

Don't let your brain interfere with your heart. Albert Einstein

I get the most joy in life out of music. Albert Einstein

The formulation of the problem is often more essential than its solution, which may be merely a matter of mathematical or experimental skill. Albert Einstein

Games are the most elevated form of investigation. Albert Einstein

The religious geniuses of all ages have been distinguished by this kind of religious feeling, which knows no dogma and no God conceived in man's image; so that there can be no church whose central teachings are based on it. Hence it is precisely among the heretics of every age that we find men who were filled with this highest kind of religious feeling and were in many cases regarded by their contemporaries as atheists, sometimes also as saints. Looked at in this light, men like Democritus, Francis of Assisi, and Spinoza are closely akin to one another. Albert Einstein

The ancients knew something, which we seem to have forgotten. Albert Einstein

The magic of compounding interest is truly the eighth wonder of the world! Albert Einstein

Incompetence is the true crisis. Albert Einstein

The number of natural hypothesis that can explain any given phenomena is infinite. Albert Einstein

The war is won, but the peace is not. Albert Einstein

On the other hand, although I have a regular work schedule, I take time to go for long walks on the beach so that I can listen to what is going on inside my head. If my work isn't going well, I lie down in the middle of a workday and gaze at the ceiling while I listen and visualize what goes on in my imagination. Albert Einstein

Overemphasis of the competitive system and premature specialization on the ground of immediate usefulness kill the spirit on which all cultural life depends, specialized knowledge included. Albert Einstein

I know that philosophically a murderer is not responsible for his crime, but I prefer not to take tea with him. Albert Einstein

The most difficult part about understanding something is that we understand it all. Albert Einstein

What physics looks for: The simplest possible system of thought which will bind together the observed facts. Albert Einstein

One cannot learn so well as by experiencing it oneself. Albert Einstein

My intellectual development was retarded, as a result of which I began to wonder about space and time only when I had already grown up. Albert Einstein

The State is made for Mankind, not mankind for the state Albert Einstein

The feeling for what ought and ought not to be grows and dies like a tree, and no fertilizer of any kind will do much good. What the individual can do is give a fine example, and have the courage to firmly uphold ethical convictions in a society of cynics. I have for a long time tried to conduct myself this way, with varying success. Albert Einstein

On the big Bang theory: For every one billion particles of antimatter there were one billion and one particles of matter. And when the mutual annihilation was complete, one billionth remained - and that's our present universe. Albert Einstein

A conflict arises when a religious community insists on the absolute truthfulness of all statements recorded in the Bible. This means an intervention on the part of religion into the sphere of science; this is where the struggle of the Church against doctrines of Galileo and Darwin belongs. Albert Einstein

Gradually the conviction gained recognition that all knowledge about things is exclusively a working-over of the raw material furnished by the senses. ... Galileo and Hume first upheld this principle with full clarity and decisiveness. Albert Einstein

Galileo had already made a significant beginning toward a knowledge of the law of motion. He discovered the law of inertia and the law of bodies falling freely in the gravitational field of the earth. Albert Einstein

Curiosity is its own reason. Albert Einstein

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. The trite objects of human efforts - possessions, outward success, luxury - have always seemed to me contemptible. Albert Einstein

The pioneers of a warless world are the [youth] who refuse military service. Albert Einstein

The hardest thing in the world to understand is income taxes. Albert Einstein

The state is made for man, not man for the state. And in this respect science resembles the state. 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

What is the meaning of human life, or, for that matter, of the life of any creature? To know the answer to this question means to be religious. You ask: Does it make any sense, then, to pose this question? I answer: The man who regards his fellow creatures as meaningless is not merely unhappy but hardly fit for life. Albert Einstein

Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning. Albert Einstein

It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge. Albert Einstein

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

Without deep reflection one knows from daily life that one exists for other people. Albert Einstein

Nationalism is an infantile disease. It is the measles of mankind. Albert Einstein

No problem can be solved from the same level of consciousness that created it. Albert Einstein

Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new. Albert Einstein

The process of scientific discovery is, in effect, a continual flight from wonder. Albert Einstein

I live in that solitude which is painful in youth, but delicious in the years of maturity. Albert Einstein

The distinction between the past, present and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion. Albert Einstein

Nothing is more destructive of respect for the government and the law of the land than passing laws which cannot be enforced. Albert Einstein

Knowledge of what is does not open the door directly to what should be. Albert Einstein

Genius is 1% talent and 99% percent hard work... Albert Einstein

The right to search for the truth implies also a duty; one must not conceal any part of what one has recognized to be the truth. Albert Einstein

Everyone must become their own person, however frightful that may be. Albert Einstein

There has been an earth for a little more than a billion years. As for the question of the end of it I advise: Wait and see! Albert Einstein

We know nothing at all. All our knowledge is but the knowledge of schoolchildren. The real nature of things we shall never know. Albert Einstein

It is a very grave mistake to think that the enjoyment of seeing and searching can be promoted by means of coercion and a sense of duty. Albert Einstein

Experts are just trained dogs. Albert Einstein

It is the theory which decides what we can observe Albert Einstein

How can he possibly be humble? He hasn't done anything yet. Albert Einstein

I came- though the child of entirely irreligious (Jewish) parents - to a deep religiousness, which, however, reached an abrupt end at the age of twelve. Albert Einstein

The longing to behold this pre-established harmony [of phenomena and theoretical principles] is the source of the inexhaustible patience and perseverance with which Planck has devoted himself ... The state of mind which enables a man to do work of this kind is akin to that of the religious worshiper or the lover; the daily effort comes from no deliberate intention or program, but straight from the heart. Albert Einstein

Why does this magnificent applied science which saves work and makes life easier bring us so little happiness? ... The simple answer runs: 'Because we have not yet learned to make sensible use of it.' Albert Einstein

Mathematics deals exclusively with the relations of concepts to each other without consideration of their relation to experience. Albert Einstein

Scientific research is based on the idea that everything that takes place is determined by laws of Nature, and therefore this holds for the action of people. For this reason, a research scientist will hardly be inclined to believe that events could be influenced by a prayer, i.e. by a wish addressed to a Supernatural Being. Albert Einstein



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