Albert Einstein

Albert Einstein

German - American physicist

Lived from: 1879-1955

Quotes: Albert Einstein

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    If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed.
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    It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education.
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    Let every man be respected as an individual and no man idolized.
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    At the same time, as social beings, we are moved in the relations with our fellow beings by such feelings as sympathy, pride, hate, need for power, pity, and so on.
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    God does not play dice with the universe.
    Original: Gott w├╝rfelt nicht.
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    Great spirits have always found violent opposition from mediocrities. The latter cannot understand it when a man does not thoughtlessly submit to hereditary prejudices but honestly and courageously uses his intelligence.
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    It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.
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    Anyone who doesn't take truth seriously in small matters cannot be trusted in large ones either.
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    Considered logically this concept is not identical with the totality of sense impressions referred to; but it is an arbitrary creation of the human (or animal) mind.
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    During the last century, and part of the one before, it was widely held that there was an unreconcilable conflict between knowledge and belief.
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    I live in that solitude which is painful in youth, but delicious in the years of maturity.
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    If men as individuals surrender to the call of their elementary instincts, avoiding pain and seeking satisfaction only for their own selves, the result for them all taken together must be a state of insecurity, of fear, and of promiscuous misery.
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    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.
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    A finely tempered nature longs to escape from the personal life into the world of objective perception and thought.
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    A man should look for what is, and not for what he thinks should be.
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