Albert Einstein Quotes & Wallpapers

Albert Einstein
Total Quotes: 2250

Strange is our situation here upon 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. Albert Einstein

Generations to come will scarce believe that such a one as this walked the earth in flesh and blood. Albert Einstein

The individual who has experienced solitude will not easily become a victim of mass suggestion. Albert Einstein

To get to know a country, you must have direct contact with the earth. It's futile to gaze at the world through a car window. Albert Einstein

There is nothing known as "Perfect". Its only those imperfections which we choose not to see!! Albert Einstein

Do you believe in miracles? Well, you should. In fact, life itself is a big miracle. There are so many things that are beyond our understanding. There are two ways to live: you can live as if nothing is a miracle; you can live as if everything is a miracle. Albert Einstein

I'm no more intelligent than the next guy. I'm just more curious. Albert Einstein

I am not an atheist. I do not know if I can define myself as a pantheist. The problem involved is too vast for our limited minds. Albert Einstein

Combinatory play seems to be the essential feature in productive thought. Albert Einstein

My sense of god is my sense of wonder about the universe. Albert Einstein

The significant problems we have cannot be solved at the same level of thinking with which we created them. Albert Einstein

The only thing that you absolutely have to know, is the location of the library. Albert Einstein

Formal symbolic representation of qualitative entities is doomed to its rightful place of minor significance in a world where flowers and beautiful women abound. Albert Einstein

I never said half the crap people said I did. Albert Einstein

To know what is impenetrable to us really exists, manifesting itself as the highest wisdom and the most radiant beauty... this knowledge, this feeling is at the center of true religiousness. Albert Einstein

... a person who is religiously enlightened appears to me to be one who has, to the best of his ability, liberated himself from the fetters of his selfish desires and is preoccupied with thoughts, feelings, and aspirations to which he clings because of their superpersonal value. Albert Einstein

I appeal to all men and women, whether they be eminent or humble, to declare that they will refuse to give any further assistance to war or the preparation of war. Albert Einstein

Pure logical thinking cannot yield us any knowledge of the empirical world. All knowledge of reality starts from experience and ends in it. Albert Einstein

Be a loner. That gives you time to wonder... Albert Einstein

The most beautiful experience in the world is the experience of the mysterious. Albert Einstein

Pure mathematics is, in its way, the poetry of logical ideas. ... [By seeking] logical beauty spiritual formulas are discovered necessary for the deeper penetration into the laws of nature. Albert Einstein

All the fifty years of conscious brooding have brought me no closer to answer the question, "What are light quanta?" Of course today every rascal thinks he knows the answer, but he is deluding himself. Albert Einstein

Only the one who does not question is safe from making a mistake. Albert Einstein

I believe the most important mission of the state is to protect the individual and make it possible for him to develop into a creative personality. Albert Einstein

To one bent on age, death will come as a release. I feel this quite strongly now that I have grown old myself and have come to regard death like an old debt, at long last to be discharged. Albert Einstein

I am by heritage a Jew, by citizenship a Swiss, and by makeup a human being, and only a human being, without any special attachment to any state or national entity whatsoever. Albert Einstein

When forced to summarize the general theory of relativity in one sentence: Time and space and gravitation have no separate existence from matter. Albert Einstein

Certainly there are things worth believing. I believe in the brotherhood of man and the uniqueness of the individual. But if you ask me to prove what I believe, I can't. You know them to be true but you could spend a whole lifetime without being able to prove them. The mind can proceed only so far upon what it knows and can prove. There comes a point where the mind takes a leap-call it intuition or what you will-and comes out upon a higher plane of knowledge, but can never prove how it got there. All great discoveries have involved such a leap. Albert Einstein

The most aggravating thing about the younger generation is that I no longer belong to it. Albert Einstein

You must be aware that most men (and also not only a few women) are by nature not monogamous. This nature makes itself even more forceful when tradition and circumstance stand in an individual's way. Albert Einstein

O, Youth: Do you know that yours is not the first generation to yearn for a life full of beauty and freedom? Albert Einstein

Lasting harmony with a woman (was) an undertaking in which I twice failed rather disgracefully. Albert Einstein

I sometimes ask myself how it came about that I was the one to develop the theory of relativity. The reason, I think, is that a normal adult never stops to think about problems of space and time. These are things which he has thought about as a child. Bu t 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 wireless telegraph is not difficult to understand. The ordinary telegraph is like a very long cat. You pull the tail in New York, and it meows in Los Angeles. The wireless is the same, only without the cat. Albert Einstein

Mathematics are well and good but Nature keeps dragging us around by the nose. Albert Einstein

In any conflict between humanity and technology, humanity will win. Albert Einstein

Never let yourself be seduced by any problem, no matter how difficult. Albert Einstein

My position concerning God is that of an agnostic. I am convinced that a vivid consciousness of the primary importance of moral principles for the betterment and ennoblement of life does not need the idea of a law-giver, especially a law-giver who works on the basis of reward and punishment. Albert Einstein

Earnestly I must exert myself in order to return as much as I have received. Albert Einstein

When we are working at something, we come down from our high logical horse and sniff around with our nose to the ground. Then we obliterate our traces in order to become more God-like. Albert Einstein

I always have a high regard for the individual and have an insuperable distaste for violence and clubmanship. All these motives made me into a passionate pacifist and anti-militarist. I am against any nationalism, even in the guise of mere patriotism. Privileges based on position and property have always seemed to me unjust and pernicious, as did any exaggerated personality cult. Albert Einstein

So I am living without fats, without meat, without fish, but am feeling quite well this way. It always seems to me that man was not born to be a carnivore. Albert Einstein

Consider the concepts referred to in the words 'where', 'when', 'why', 'being', to the elucidation of which innumerable volumes of philosophy have been devoted. We fare no better in our speculations than a fish which should strive to become clear as to what is water. Albert Einstein

I never thought that others would take my theories so much more seriously than I did. Albert Einstein

The mathematician knows some things, no doubt, but not those things one usually wants to get from him. Albert Einstein

I consider it important, indeed urgently necessary, for intellectual workers to get together, both to protect their own economic status and, also, generally speaking, to secure their influence in the political field. Albert Einstein

Although I tried to be universal in thought, I am European by instinct and inclination. Albert Einstein

The most important human endeavor is the striving for morality in our actions. Albert Einstein

Dostoevsky gives me more than any scientist, more than Gauss. Albert Einstein

What can the schools do to defend democracy? Should they preach a specific political doctrine? I believe they should not. If they are able to teach young people to have a critical mind and a socially oriented attitude, they will have done all that is necessary. Albert Einstein

Good acts are like good poems. One may easily get their drift, but they are not rationally understood. Albert Einstein

A scientist is a mimosa when he himself has made a mistake, and a roaring lion when he discovers a mistake of others. Albert Einstein

It is true that the grasping of truth is not possible without empirical basis. However, the deeper we penetrate and the more extensive and embracing our theories become the less empirical knowledge is needed to determine those theories. Albert Einstein

Belief in an external world independent of the perceiving subject is the basis of all natural science. Albert Einstein

The enormous mental resilience, without which no Chess player can exist, was so much taken up by Chess that he could never free his mind of this game Albert Einstein

Highly developed spirits often encounter resistance from mediocre minds. Albert Einstein

Relativity teaches us the connection between the different descriptions of one and the same reality. Albert Einstein

A religious person is devout in the sense that he has no doubt about the significance of those superpersonal objects and goals which neither require nor are capable of rational foundation Albert Einstein

You can never solve a problem with the same kind of thinking that created the problem in the first place. Albert Einstein

Education is not received. It is achieved. Albert Einstein

Capitalism has brought with it progress, not merely in production but also in knowledge. Albert Einstein

My mind is my laboratory. Albert Einstein

I don't know what weapons will be used in the Third World War. But I can tell you what they'll use in the Fourth - rocks! Albert Einstein

The only mistake in life is the lesson not learned. Albert Einstein

Now kids, don't believe everything you find on the Internet just because it showed up first in your Google search results. Albert Einstein

Some men spend a lifetime in an attempt to comprehend the complexities of women. Others pre-occupy themselves with somewhat simpler tasks, such as understanding the theory of relativity! Albert Einstein

I believe that Gandhi's views were the most enlightened of all the political men of our time. Albert Einstein

Play is the highest from of research. Albert Einstein

A successful man is he who receives a great deal from his fellow men, usually incomparably more than corresponds to his service to them. The value of a man, however, should be seen in what he gives and not in what he is able to receive. Albert Einstein

Out of complexity, find simplicity! Albert Einstein

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