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Albert Einstein (1879 - 1955)
US (German-born) physicist [more author details]
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The important thing is not to stop questioning.
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Albert Einstein
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 marvelous structure of reality. It is enough if one tries merely to comprehend a little of this mystery every day. Never lose a holy curiosity.
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Albert Einstein
The most beautiful experience we can have is the mysterious.
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Albert Einstein
The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and science.
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Albert Einstein
The most incomprehensible thing about the world is that it is at all comprehensible.
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Albert Einstein
The release of atomic energy has not created a new problem. It has merely made more urgent the necessity of solving an existing one.
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Albert Einstein
The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.
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Albert Einstein
To punish me for my contempt for authority, fate made me an authority myself.
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Albert Einstein
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.
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Albert Einstein
Truth is what stands the test of experience.
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Albert Einstein
Try not to become a man of success but rather to become a man of value.
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Albert Einstein
We should take care not to make the intellect our god; it has, of course, powerful muscles, but no personality.
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Albert Einstein
Yes, we have to divide up our time like that, between our politics and our equations. But to me our equations are far more important, for politics are only a matter of present concern. A mathematical equation stands forever.
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Albert Einstein
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.
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Albert Einstein, "Geometry and Experience", January 27, 1921
Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.
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Albert Einstein, "Science, Philosophy and Religion: a Symposium", 1941
Everything that is really great and inspiring is created by the individual who can labor in freedom.
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Albert Einstein, 'Out of My Later Years,' 1950
It is the duty of every citizen according to his best capacities to give validity to his convictions in political affairs.
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Albert Einstein, 'Treasury for the Free World,' 1946
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
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Albert Einstein, (attributed)
Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not one bit simpler.
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Albert Einstein, (attributed)
If the facts don't fit the theory, change the facts.
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Albert Einstein, (attributed)
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