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Albert Einstein Quotes


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Intellectual growth should commence at birth and cease only at death.
 

Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them.
 

Isn't it strange that I who have written only unpopular books should be such a popular fellow?
 

It gives me great pleasure indeed to see the stubbornness of an incorrigible nonconformist warmly acclaimed.
 

It has become appallingly obvious that our technology has exceeded our humanity.
[Technology]
 

It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education.
 

It is a scale of proportions which makes the bad difficult and the good easy.
 

It is in fact nothing short of a miracle that the modern methods of instruction have not yet entirely strangled the holy curious of inquiry. 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.
 

It is my conviction that killing under the cloak of war is nothing but an act of murder.
 

It is only to the individual that a soul is given.
 

It is strange to be known so universally and yet to be so lonely.
 

It is the duty of every citizen according to his best capacities to give validity to his convictions in political affairs.
 

It is the source of all art and science.
 

It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.
[Art]
 

It is the theory that decides what we can observe.
[Observation]
 

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.
 

It should be possible to explain the laws of physics to a barmaid.
 

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.
 

It was the experience of mystery - even if mixed with fear - that engendered religion.
 

It's not that I'm so smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer.
[Intelligence]
 


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