Albert Einstein Quotes
"Any fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius-and a lot of courage-to move in the opposite direction."
"Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new."
"Generations to come will scarce believe that such a one as this walked the earth in flesh and blood."
"I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world."
"I do not believe in the God of theology who rewards good and punishes evil."
"I think and think for months and years. Ninety-nine times, the conclusion is false. The hundredth time I am right."
"I want to know all Gods thoughts; all the rest are just details."
"If A equals success, then the formula is: A = X + Y + Z, X is work. Y is play. Z is keep your mouth shut."
"If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed."
"My religion consists of a humble admiration of the illimitable superior spirit who reveals himself in the slight details we are able to perceive with our frail and feeble mind."
"The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources."
"Only one who devotes himself to a cause with his whole strength and soul can be a true master. For this reason mastery demands all of a person."
"A perfection of means, and confusion of aims, seems to be our main problem."
"It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education"
"Put your hand on a hot stove for a minute, and it seems like anhour. Sit with a pretty girl for an hour, and it seems like a minute.THAT'S relativity."
"The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education."
"The grand aim of all science is to cover the greatest number of empirical facts by logical deduction from the smallest number of hypotheses or axioms."
"I assert that the cosmic religious experience is the strongest and the noblest driving force behind scientific research."
"That deep emotional conviction of the presence of a superior reasoning power, which is revealed in the incomprehensible universe, forms my idea of God."
"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-and it's longer than any hour. That's relativity."
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