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That deep emotional conviction of the presence of a superior reasoning power, which is revealed in the incomprehensible universe, forms my idea of God...
The only real valuable thing is intuition.
Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning.
There are two ways to live: you can live as if nothing is a miracle; you can live as if everything is a miracle.
Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the universe.
Black holes are where God divided by zero.
I am a deeply religious nonbeliever - this is a somewhat new kind of religion.
The gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge.
Intellectual growth should commence at birth and cease only at death.
Every kind of peaceful cooperation among men is primarily based on mutual trust and only secondarily on institutions such as courts of justice and pol...
Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere.
Once we accept our limits, we go beyond them.
I have tried 99 times and have failed, but on the 100th time came success.
The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious.
It's not that I'm so smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer.
If the facts don't fit the theory, change the facts.
The hardest thing in the world to understand is income tax.
Try not to become just a man of success, but rather try to become a man of value.
Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning.
The hardest thing in the world to understand is income tax.
The hardest thing in the world to understand is income tax.


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"Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted." Make picture quote!
"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." Make picture quote!
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"Morality is of the highest importance - but for us, not for God." Make picture quote!
"Most of the fundamental ideas of science are essentially simple, and may, as a rule, be expressed in a language comprehensible to everyone." Make picture quote!
"Most people say that is it is the intellect which makes a great scientist. They are wrong: it is character." Make picture quote!
"Nationalism is an infantile disease. It is the measles of mankind." Make picture quote!
"Never do anything against conscience even if the state demands it." Make picture quote!
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"Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better." Make picture quote!
"No problem can be solved from the same level of consciousness that created it." Make picture quote!
"It has become appallingly obvious that our technology has exceeded our humanity." Make picture quote!
"Nothing is more destructive of respect for the government and the law of the land than passing laws which cannot be enforced." Make picture quote!
"Occurrences in this domain are beyond the reach of exact prediction because of the variety of factors in operation, not because of any lack of order in nature." Make picture quote!
"No amount of experimentation can ever prove me right; a single experiment can prove me wrong." Make picture quote!
"It is only to the individual that a soul is given." Make picture quote!
"Joy in looking and comprehending is nature's most beautiful gift." Make picture quote!
"It was the experience of mystery - even if mixed with fear - that engendered religion." Make picture quote!
"It stands to the everlasting credit of science that by acting on the human mind it has overcome man's insecurity before himself and before nature." Make picture quote!
"It should be possible to explain the laws of physics to a barmaid." Make picture quote!
"It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge." Make picture quote!
"Pure mathematics is, in its way, the poetry of logical ideas." Make picture quote!
"Knowledge of what is does not open the door directly to what should be." Make picture quote!
"It is my conviction that killing under the cloak of war is nothing but an act of murder." Make picture quote!
"It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education." Make picture quote!
"It gives me great pleasure indeed to see the stubbornness of an incorrigible nonconformist warmly acclaimed." Make picture quote!
"Let every man be respected as an individual and no man idolized." Make picture quote!
"It is strange to be known so universally and yet to be so lonely." Make picture quote!
"Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value." Make picture quote!
"Technological progress is like an axe in the hands of a pathological criminal." Make picture quote!
"The man of science is a poor philosopher." Make picture quote!
"The high destiny of the individual is to serve rather than to rule." Make picture quote!
"Perfection of means and confusion of ends seem to characterize our age." Make picture quote!
"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." Make picture quote!
"Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one." Make picture quote!
"The fear of death is the most unjustified of all fears, for there's no risk of accident for someone who's dead." Make picture quote!
"The faster you go, the shorter you are." Make picture quote!
"The environment is everything that isn't me." Make picture quote!
"The distinction between the past, present and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion." Make picture quote!
"The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits." Make picture quote!
"The devil has put a penalty on all things we enjoy in life. Either we suffer in health or we suffer in soul or we get fat." Make picture quote!
"The hardest thing to understand in the world is the income tax." Make picture quote!
"Isn't it strange that I who have written only unpopular books should be such a popular fellow?" Make picture quote!
"One may say the eternal mystery of the world is its comprehensibility." Make picture quote!
"One strength of the communist system of the East is that it has some of the character of a religion and inspires the emotions of a religion." Make picture quote!
"Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile." Make picture quote!
"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." Make picture quote!
"Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former." Make picture quote!
"Our task must be to free ourselves by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature and its beauty." Make picture quote!
"Sometimes one pays most for the things one gets for nothing." Make picture quote!
"People love chopping wood. In this activity one immediately sees results." Make picture quote!
"Solitude is painful when one is young, but delightful when one is more mature." Make picture quote!
"Politics is for the present, but an equation is for eternity." Make picture quote!
"The attempt to combine wisdom and power has only rarely been successful and then only for a short while." Make picture quote!
"Reading, after a certain age, diverts the mind too much from its creative pursuits. Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking." Make picture quote!
"Science is a wonderful thing if one does not have to earn one's living at it." Make picture quote!
"Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind." Make picture quote!
"Small is the number of people who see with their eyes and think with their minds." Make picture quote!
"A table, a chair, a bowl of fruit and a violin; what else does a man need to be happy?" Make picture quote!
"Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding." Make picture quote!
"Everything that can be counted does not necessarily count; everything that counts cannot necessarily be counted." Make picture quote!
"Common sense invents and constructs no less than its own field than science does in its domain. It is, however, in the nature of common sense not to be aware of this situation." Make picture quote!
"Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen." Make picture quote!
"Concern for man and his fate must always form the chief interest of all technical endeavors. Never forget this in the midst of your diagrams and equations." Make picture quote!
"Confusion of goals and perfection of means seems, in my opinion, to characterize our age." Make picture quote!
"Do not worry about your difficulties in Mathematics. I can assure you mine are still greater." Make picture quote!
"Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school." Make picture quote!
"Gravitation is not responsible for people falling in love." Make picture quote!
"Everything should be as simple as it is, but not simpler." Make picture quote!
"As far as I'm concerned, I prefer silent vice to ostentatious virtue." Make picture quote!
"Few are those who see with their own eyes and feel with their own hearts." Make picture quote!
"Few people are capable of expressing with equanimity opinions which differ from the prejudices of their social environment. Most people are even incapable of forming such opinions." Make picture quote!
"Force always attracts men of low morality." Make picture quote!
"God always takes the simplest way." Make picture quote!
"God does not play dice." Make picture quote!
"All that is valuable in human society depends upon the opportunity for development accorded the individual." Make picture quote!
"Everyone should be respected as an individual, but no one idolized." Make picture quote!
"An empty stomach is not a good political adviser." Make picture quote!
"A man should look for what is, and not for what he thinks should be." Make picture quote!
"A perfection of means, and confusion of aims, seems to be our main problem." Make picture quote!
"A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new." Make picture quote!
"A question that sometimes drives me hazy: am I or are the others crazy?" Make picture quote!
"When you are courting a nice girl an hour seems like a second. When you sit on a red-hot cinder a second seems like an hour. That's relativity." Make picture quote!
"All religions, arts and sciences are branches of the same tree." Make picture quote!
"Before God we are all equally wise - and equally foolish." Make picture quote!
"All these primary impulses, not easily described in words, are the springs of man's actions." Make picture quote!
"As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain, and as far as they are certain, they do not refer to reality." Make picture quote!
"Anger dwells only in the bosom of fools." Make picture quote!
"Any intelligent fool can make things bigger and more complex... It takes a touch of genius - and a lot of courage to move in the opposite direction." Make picture quote!
"Any man who can drive safely while kissing a pretty girl is simply not giving the kiss the attention it deserves." Make picture quote!
"Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking." Make picture quote!
"Anyone who doesn't take truth seriously in small matters cannot be trusted in large ones either." Make picture quote!
"Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new." Make picture quote!
"Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds." Make picture quote!
"The monotony and solitude of a quiet life stimulates the creative mind." Make picture quote!
"Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life's coming attractions." Make picture quote!
"I think and think for months and years. Ninety-nine times, the conclusion is false. The hundredth time I am right." Make picture quote!
"I used to go away for weeks in a state of confusion." Make picture quote!
"I want to know all Gods thoughts; all the rest are just details." Make picture quote!
"If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed." Make picture quote!
"If we knew what it was we were doing, it would not be called research, would it?" Make picture quote!
"God may be subtle, but he isn't plain mean." Make picture quote!
"If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough." Make picture quote!
"I live in that solitude which is painful in youth, but delicious in the years of maturity." Make picture quote!
"Imagination is more important than knowledge." Make picture quote!
"In matters of truth and justice, there is no difference between large and small problems, for issues concerning the treatment of people are all the same." Make picture quote!
"Information is not knowledge." Make picture quote!
"Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results." Make picture quote!
"If you are out to describe the truth, leave elegance to the tailor." Make picture quote!
"He who joyfully marches to music in rank and file has already earned my contempt. He has been given a large brain by mistake, since for him the spinal cord would suffice." Make picture quote!
"Heroism on command, senseless violence, and all the loathsome nonsense that goes by the name of patriotism - how passionately I hate them!" Make picture quote!
"Human beings must have action; and they will make it if they cannot find it." Make picture quote!
"I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination." Make picture quote!
"I shall never believe that God plays dice with the world." Make picture quote!
"I believe that a simple and unassuming manner of life is best for everyone, best both for the body and the mind." Make picture quote!
"I never think of the future - it comes soon enough." Make picture quote!
"I do not believe in immortality of the individual, and I consider ethics to be an exclusively human concern with no superhuman authority behind it." Make picture quote!
"I do not believe in the God of theology who rewards good and punishes evil." Make picture quote!
"I do not believe that civilization will be wiped out in a war fought with the atomic bomb. Perhaps two-thirds of the people of the earth will be killed." Make picture quote!
"I have just got a new theory of eternity." Make picture quote!
"I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones." Make picture quote!
"Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them." Make picture quote!
"I am not only a pacifist but a militant pacifist. I am willing to fight for peace. Nothing will end war unless the people themselves refuse to go to war." Make picture quote!
"When the solution is simple, God is answering." Make picture quote!
"Too many of us look upon Americans as dollar chasers. This is a cruel libel, even if it is reiterated thoughtlessly by the Americans themselves." Make picture quote!
"True religion is real living; living with all one's soul, with all one's goodness and righteousness." Make picture quote!
"We can't solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them." Make picture quote!
"We cannot despair of humanity, since we ourselves are human beings." Make picture quote!
"We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them." Make picture quote!
"We shall require a substantially new manner of thinking if mankind is to survive." Make picture quote!
"We should take care not to make the intellect our god; it has, of course, powerful muscles, but no personality." Make picture quote!
"To the Master's honor all must turn, each in its track, without a sound, forever tracing Newton's ground." Make picture quote!
"Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character." Make picture quote!
"True art is characterized by an irresistible urge in the creative artist." Make picture quote!
"The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and science." Make picture quote!
"Whoever is careless with the truth in small matters cannot be trusted with important matters." Make picture quote!
"Whoever undertakes to set himself up as a judge of Truth and Knowledge is shipwrecked by the laughter of the gods." Make picture quote!
"Without deep reflection one knows from daily life that one exists for other people." Make picture quote!
"You ask me if I keep a notebook to record my great ideas. I've only ever had one." Make picture quote!
"You can never solve a problem on the level on which it was created." Make picture quote!
"You cannot simultaneously prevent and prepare for war." Make picture quote!
"You have to learn the rules of the game. And then you have to play better than anyone else." Make picture quote!
"When I examine myself and my methods of thought, I come to the conclusion that the gift of fantasy has meant more to me than any talent for abstract, positive thinking." Make picture quote!
"We still do not know one thousandth of one percent of what nature has revealed to us." Make picture quote!
"The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources." Make picture quote!
"The most incomprehensible thing about the world is that it is comprehensible." Make picture quote!
"The only reason for time is so that everything doesn't happen at once." Make picture quote!
"The only source of knowledge is experience." Make picture quote!
"The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education." Make picture quote!
"The process of scientific discovery is, in effect, a continual flight from wonder." Make picture quote!
"The pursuit of truth and beauty is a sphere of activity in which we are permitted to remain children all our lives." Make picture quote!
"Try not to become a man of success, but rather try to become a man of value." Make picture quote!
"The road to perdition has ever been accompanied by lip service to an ideal." Make picture quote!
"To raise new questions, new possibilities, to regard old problems from a new angle, requires creative imagination and marks real advance in science." Make picture quote!
"The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination." Make picture quote!
"There is no logical way to the discovery of these elemental laws. There is only the way of intuition, which is helped by a feeling for the order lying behind the appearance." Make picture quote!
"Time is what prevents everything from happening at once." Make picture quote!
"The release of atomic energy has not created a new problem. It has merely made more urgent the necessity of solving an existing one." Make picture quote!
"Things should be made as simple as possible, but not any simpler." Make picture quote!
"The unleashed power of the atom has changed everything save our modes of thinking and we thus drift toward unparalleled catastrophe." Make picture quote!
"There could be no fairer destiny for any physical theory than that it should point the way to a more comprehensive theory in which it lives on as a limiting case." Make picture quote!
"There comes a time when the mind takes a higher plane of knowledge but can never prove how it got there." Make picture quote!
"The world is a dangerous place to live; not because of the people who are evil, but because of the people who don't do anything about it." Make picture quote!
"The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking." Make picture quote!
"The value of a man should be seen in what he gives and not in what he is able to receive." Make picture quote!
"A + B + C = Success if, A = Hard Work, B = Hard Play, C = Keeping your mouth shut." Make picture quote!
"A human being is part of a whole, called by us the 'Universe,' a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feelings, as something separated from the rest--a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires and to affection for a few persons nearest us. Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circles of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature in its beauty." Make picture quote!
"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." Make picture quote!
"By academic freedom I understand the right to search for truth and to publish and teach what one holds to be true. This right implies also a duty one must not conceal any part of what on has recognized to be true. It is evident that any restriction on academic freedom acts in such a way as to hamper the dissemination of knowledge among the people and thereby impedes national judgment and action." Make picture quote!
"Common sense is that layer of prejudices which we acquire before we are sixteen." Make picture quote!
"Education is what remains after one has forgotten everything one learned in school." Make picture quote!
"Emc (Energy equals mass times the square of the speed of light.) Original statement If a body gives off the energy L in the form of radiation, its mass diminshes by Lc." Make picture quote!
"Force always attracts men of low morality, and I believe it to be an invariable rule that tyrants of genius are succeeded by scoundrels." Make picture quote!
"I feel that you are justified in looking into the future with true assurance, because you have a mode of living in which we find the joy of life and the joy of work harmoniously combined. Added to this is the spirit of ambition which pervades your very being, and seems to make the day's work like a happy child at play. (referring to America)" Make picture quote!
"I do not believe in the immortality of the individual, and I consider ethics to be an exclusively human concern without any superhuman authority behind it." Make picture quote!
"In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity. " Make picture quote!
"Imagination encircles the world." Make picture quote!
"Imagination is more important than knowledge, for knowledge is limited while imagination embraces the entire world, and all there ever will be to know and understand." Make picture quote!
"In light of knowledge attained, the happy achievement seems almost a matter of course, and any intelligent student can grasp it without too much trouble. But the years of anxious searching in the dark, with their intense longing, their alterations of confidence and exhaustion and the final emergence into the light -- only those who have experienced it can understand it." Make picture quote!
"Insanity doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results." Make picture quote!
"Intellectuals solve problems geniuses prevent them." Make picture quote!
"It is better to believe than to disbelieve, in so doing you bring everything to the realm of possibility." Make picture quote!
"It is in fact nothing short of a miracle that the modern methods of instruction have not yet entirely strangled the holy curiosity of inquiry for what this delicate little plant needs more than anything, besides stimulation, is freedom. 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." Make picture quote!
"It is the duty of every citizen according to his best capacities to give validity to his convictions in political affairs." Make picture quote!
"Laws alone can not secure freedom of expression in order that every man present his views without penalty there must be spirit of tolerance in the entire population." Make picture quote!
"Most people say that it is the intellect which makes a great scientist. They are wrong: it is character." Make picture quote!
"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." Make picture quote!
"Never do anything against conscience even if the state demands it" Make picture quote!
"Not until we dare to regard ourselves as a nation, not until we respect ourselves, can we gain the esteem of others, or rather only then will it come of its own accord." Make picture quote!
"One of the strongest motives that lead men to art and science is escape from everyday life with its painful crudity and hopeless dreariness, from the fetters of one's own ever-shifting desires. A finely tempered nature longs to escape from the personal life into the world of objective perception and thought." Make picture quote!
"One should guard against preaching to young people success in the customary form as the main aim in life. The most important motive for work in school and in life is pleasure in work, pleasure in its result, and the knowledge of the value of the result to the community." Make picture quote!
"Our democracy must be not only the envy of the world but the engine of our own renewal. There is nothing wrong with America that cannot be cured by what is right with America." Make picture quote!
"Out of clutter find simplicity. From Discord make harmony. In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity." Make picture quote!
"Out of clutter, find simplicity." Make picture quote!
"People like you and I, though mortal of course like everyone else, do not grow old no matter how long we live...[We] never cease to stand like curious children before the great mystery into which we were born." Make picture quote!
"Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a persistent one." Make picture quote!
"Relativity applies to physics, not ethics." Make picture quote!
"Since I do not foresee that atomic energy is to be a great boon for a long time, I have to say that for the present it is a menace. Perhaps it is well that it should be. It may intimidate the human race into bringing order into its international affairs, which, without the pressure of fear, it would not do." Make picture quote!
"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." Make picture quote!
"The American lives even more for his goals, for the future, than the European. Life for him is always becoming, never being." Make picture quote!
"The crippling of individuals I consider the worst evil of capitalism. Our whole educational system suffers from this evil. An exaggerated competitive attitude is inculcated into the student, who is trained to worship acquisitive success as a perparation for his future career." Make picture quote!
"The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and over and over again, but expecting a different result." Make picture quote!
"The difference between what the most and the least learned people know is inexpressibly trivial in relation to that which is unknown." Make picture quote!
"The ideals which 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 subjects of human efforts, possessions, outward success, luxury have always seemed to me contemptible." Make picture quote!
"The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing. One cannot help but be in awe when he contemplates the mysteries of eternity, of life, of the marvellous structure of reality." Make picture quote!
"The man who regards his own life and that of his fellow creatures as meaningless is not merely unhappy but hardly fit for life." Make picture quote!
"The problems that exist in the world today cannot be solved by the level of thinking that created them." Make picture quote!
"The significant problems we face cannot be solved at the same level of thinking we were at when we created them." Make picture quote!
"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." Make picture quote!
"There are only two ways to live your life. One as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle." Make picture quote!
"There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle." Make picture quote!
"We believe that an informed citizenry will act for life and not for death. (on atomic energy)" Make picture quote!
"We cannot dispair of humanity, since we are ourselves human beings." Make picture quote!
"What is the meaning of human life, or of organic life altogether To answer this question at all implies a religion. Is there any sense then, you ask, in putting it I answer, the man who regards his own life and that of his fellow creatures as meaningless is not merely unfortunate but almost disqualified for life." Make picture quote!
"What really interests me is whether God had any choice in the creation of the world." Make picture quote!
"When I examine myself and my methods of thought, I come to the conclusion that the gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge. " Make picture quote!
"When the Special Theory of Relativity began to germinate in me, I was visited by all sorts of nervous conflicts... I used to go away for weeks in a state of confusion." Make picture quote!




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