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Albert Einstein Quotes


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

The only source of knowledge is experience.
[Experience]
 

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

The physicists say that I am a mathematician, and the mathematicians say that I am a physicist. I am a completely isolated man and though everybody knows me, there are very few people who really know me.
 

The point is to develop the childlike inclination for play and the childlike desire for recognition and to guide the child over to important fields for society. Such a school demands from the teacher that he be a kind of artist in his province.
 

The prestige of government has undoubtedly been lowered considerably by the prohibition law.
 

The process of scientific discovery is, in effect, a continual flight from wonder.
[Science]
 

The pursuit of truth and beauty is a sphere of activity in which we are permitted to remain children all our lives.
 

The release of atomic energy has not created a new problem. It has merely made more urgent the necessity of solving an existing one.
[War]
 

The road to perdition has ever been accompanied by lip service to an ideal.
 

The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.
 

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

The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination.
[Intelligence]
 

The true value of a human being is determined primarily by the measure and the sense in which he has attained to liberation from the self.
[Character]
 

The United States is the most powerful technically advanced country in the world to-day.
 

The unleashed power of the atom has changed everything save our modes of thinking and we thus drift toward unparalleled catastrophe.
 

The value of a man should be seen in what he gives and not in what he is able to receive.
[Able]
 

The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
 

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.
[Politics]
 

Theories should be as simple as possible, but not simpler.
 


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