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To quote Albert Einstein over and over and over and ......

Submitted by Roanman on Sun, 10/17/2010 - 10:25


“Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.”

“There are two ways to live: you can live as if nothing is a miracle; you can live as if everything is a miracle.”

“We can't solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them.”

“Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere.”

“If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough”

“If we knew what it was we were doing, it would not be called research, would it?”

“The world is not dangerous because of those who do harm but because of those who look at it without doing anything.”

“The only reason for time is so that everything doesn't happen at once.”

“I have no particular talent. I am merely inquisitive.”

“It's not that I'm so smart , it's just that I stay with problems longer .”

“Never do anything against conscience, even if the state demands it”

“The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.”

 “Anyone who doesn't take truth seriously in small matters cannot be trusted in large ones either.”

“Force always attracts men of low morality.”

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

“In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.”

“No amount of experimentation can ever prove me right; a single experiment can prove me wrong.”

“The most powerful force in the universe is compound interest”

“Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value.”

“When you sit with a nice girl for two hours, it seems like two minutes. When you sit on a hot stove for two minutes, it seems like two hours that's relativity.”

 “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.”

“Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them.”

“An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.”

“If A equals success, then the formula is A equals X plus Y and Z, with X being work, Y play, and Z keeping your mouth shut.”

“I am convinced that He (God) does not play dice.”

“What really interests me is whether God had any choice in the creation of the world.”

“I want to know how God created this world. I am not interested in this or that phenomenon, in the spectrum of this or that element. I want to know His thoughts; the rest are details.”

“All religions, arts and sciences are branches of the same tree.”

“If there is any religion that could respond to the needs of modern science, it would be Buddhism.”

“You can't blame gravity for falling in love.”

“Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.”

“Most people say that is it is the intellect which makes a great scientist. They are wrong: it is character.”

“Women marry men hoping they will change. Men marry women hoping they will not. So each is inevitably disappointed.”

“In my experience, the best creative work is never done when one is unhappy.”

“The discovery of nuclear reactions need not bring about the destruction of mankind any more than the discovery of matches”

“I lived in solitude in the country and noticed how the monotony of a quiet life stimulates the creative mind”

“Only two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the the universe.”

“The American lives even more for his goals, for the future, than the European. Life for him is always becoming, never being.”

“Unthinking respect for authority is the greatest enemy of truth.”

“Bureaucracy is the death of all sound work”

“I do not believe in the God of theology who rewards good and punishes evil.”

“If my theory of relativity is proven successful, Germany will claim me as a German and France will declare that I am a citizen of the world. Should my theory prove untrue, France will say that I am a German and Germany will declare that I am a Jew.”

“Relativity applies to physics, not ethics”


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