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Albert Einstein Quotes


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

There comes a time when the mind takes a higher plane of knowledge but can never prove how it got there.
 

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.
 

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.
 

Things should be made as simple as possible, but not any simpler.
 

To my mind to kill in war is not a whit better than to commit ordinary murder.
 

To punish me for my contempt for authority, fate made me an authority myself.
 

To raise new questions, new possibilities, to regard old problems from a new angle, requires creative imagination and marks real advance in science.
 

To the Master's honor all must turn, each in its track, without a sound, forever tracing Newton's ground.
[Forever]
 

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.
 

True art is characterized by an irresistible urge in the creative artist
[Art]
 

True religion is real living; living with all one's soul, with all one's goodness and righteousness.
 

Truth is what stands the test of experience.
 

Try not to become a man of success but rather to become a man of value.
[Success]
 

Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the universe.
[Funny]
 

We believe that an informed citizenry will act for life and not for death.
 

We cannot despair of humanity, since we ourselves are human beings.
 

We owe a lot to the Indians, who taught us how to count, without which no worthwhile scientific discovery could have been made.
 

We shall require a substantially new manner of thinking if mankind is to survive.
 

We should take care not to make the intellect our god; it has, of course, powerful muscles, but no personality.
[Intellect]
 


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