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Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.
In order to form an immaculate member of a flock of sheep one must, above all, be a sheep.
No, this trick won't work..How on earth are you ever going to explain in terms of chemistry and physics so important biological phenomenon as first love ?
Nothing will benefit human health and increase the chances for survival of life on Earth as much as the evolutio to a vegetarian diet
When the solution is simple, God is answering.
God does not play dice with the universe.
Gravitation is not responsible for people falling in love.
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.
I never think of the future - it comes soon enough.
The release of atomic energy has not created a new problem. It has merely made more urgent the necessity of solving an existing one.
Before God we are equally wise - and equally foolish.
How I wish that somewhere there existed an island for those who are wise and of good will.
Do not worry about your difficulties in Mathematics. I can assure you mine are still greater.
There are only two truly infinite things, the universe and stupidity. And I am unsure about the universe.
Wszystko należy czynić prostszym, ale nie jeszcze prostszym.
Things should be as simple as possible, but not simpler.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
Science is a refinement of everyday thinking.
A hundred times every day I remind myself that my inner and outer life depends on the labors of other men, living and dead, and that I must exert myself in order to give in the measure as I have received and am still receivied
The difference between what the most and the least learned people know is inexpressibly trivial in relation to that which is unknown.
An empty stomach is not a good political advisor.
The grand aim of all science is to cover the greatest number of empirical facts by logical deduction from the smallest number of hypotheses or axioms. - from Life Magazine, 1/9/50
I think and think for months and years. Ninety-nine times, the conclusion is false. The hundredth time I am right.
The most beautiful experience we can have is the mysterious - the fundamental emotion which stands at the cradle of true art and true science. - from Living Philosophies, 1931
When a man sits with a pretty girl for an hour, it seems like a minute. But let him sit on a hot stove for a minuteand it's longer than any hour. That's relativity.
Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the the universe.
A photograph never grows old. You and I change, people change all through the months and years, but a photograph always remains the same. How nice to look at a photograph of mother or father taken many years ago. You see them as you remember them. But as people live on, they change completely. That is why I think a photograph can be kind.
The further the spiritual evolution of mankind advances, the more certain it seems to me that the path to genuine religiosity does not lie through the fear of life, and the fear of death, and blind faith, but through striving after rational knowledge.
Never do anything against conscience even if the state demands it.
Great spirits have always found violent opposition from mediocre minds. The latter cannot understand it when a [person] does not thoughtlessly submit to hereditary prejudices but honestly and courageously uses their intelligence.
Subtle is the Lord, but malicious He is not.
There remains something subtle, intangible and inexplicable. Veneration for this force beyond anything that we can comprehend is my religion
Human beings, vegetables, or comic dust, we all dance to a mysterious tune intoned in the distance by an invisible player
Do you believe in immortality? No, and one life is enough for me
How strange is the lot of us mortals! Each of us is here for a brief sojourn;for what purpose we know not, though sometimes sense it. But we know from daily life that we exist for other people first of all for whose smiles and well-being our own happiness depends.
Scientists were rated as great heretics by the church, but they were truly religious men because of their faith in the orderliness of the universe.
I do not believe that the Good Lord plays dice
When forced to summarize the general theory of relativity in one sentence: Time and space and gravitation have no separate existence from matter.
We know nothing at all. All our knowledge is but the knowledge of schoolchildren. The real nature of things we shall never know
You teach me baseball and I'll teach you relativity...No we must not You will learn about relativity faster than I learn baseball.
For every one billion particles of antimatter there were one billion and one particles of matter. And when the mutual annihilation was complete, one billionth remained - and that's our present universe.
Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving
So long as there are men there will be wars
Nationalism is an infantile diease, the measles of mankind
I believe in standardizing automobiles, not human beings
To get to know a country, you must have direct contact with the earth. It's futile to gaze at the world through a car window
I love to travel, But hate to arrive
Politics is more difficult than physics
I hate crowds and making speeches. I hate facing cameras and having to answer to a crossfire of questions. Why popular fancy should seize upon me, a scientist, dealing in abstract things and happy if left alone, is a manifestation of mass psychology that is beyond me.
Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the life-long attempt to acquire it.
Isn't it strange that I who have written only unpopular books should be such a popular fellow?
The value of a man resides in what he gives and not in what he is capable receiving.
The only reason for time is so that everything doesn't happen at once
Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.
He who joyfully marches in rank and file has already earned my contempt. He has been given a large brain by mistake, since for him the spinal cord would suffice.
Any intelligent fool can make things bigger and more complex... It takes a touch of genius -- - and a lot of courage to move in the opposite direction.
Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is to not stop questioning.
The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and all science. He to whom this emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead: his eyes are closed.
Perfection of means and confusion of ends seem to characterize our age.
I have deep faith that the principle of the universe will be beautiful and simple.
Truth is what stands the test of experience.
Quantum mechanics is very impressive. But an inner voice tells me that it is not yet the real thing. The theory yields a lot, but it hardly brings us any closer to the secret of the Old One. In any case I am convinced that He doesn't play dice.
I am neither especially clever nor especially gifted. I am only very, very curious.
When his wife asked him to change clothes to meet the German Ambassador: they want to see me, here I am. If they want to see my clothes, open my closet and show them my suits.
Lasting harmony with a woman(was) an undertaking in which I twice failed rather disgracefully
The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.
The intuitive mind is a sacred gift and the rational mind is a faithful servant. We have created a society that honors the servant and has forgotten the gift.
People like you and I, though mortal of course like everyone else, do not grow old no matter how long we live...[We] never cease to stand like curious children before the great mystery into which we were born. The monotony and solitude of a quiet life stimulates the creative mind.
It has become appallingly obvious that our technology has exceeded our humanity Everything that is really great and inspiring is created by the individual who can labor in freedom. We have to do the best we can. This is our sacred human responsibility.
I cannot conceive of a personal God who would directly influence the actions of individuals, or would directly sit in judgment on creatures of his own creation. I cannot do this in spite of the fact that mechanistic causality has, to a certain extent, been placed in doubt by modern science. [He was speaking of Quantum Mechanics and the breaking down of determinism.] My religiosity consists in a humble admiratation of the infinitely superior spirit that reveals itself in the little that we, with our weak and transitory understanding, can comprehend of reality. Morality is of the highest importance -- but for us, not for God Teaching should be such that what is offered is perceived as a valuable gift and not as a hard duty Gravitation is not responsible for people falling in love.
Once you can accept the universe as matter expanding into nothing that is something, wearing stripes with plaid comes easy.
The pioneers of a warless world are the youth who refuse military service.
The pursuit of truth and beauty is a sphere of activity in which we are permitted to remain children all our lives.
Those instrumental goods which should serve to maintain the life and health of all human beings should be produced by the least possible labour of all. The search for truth is more precious than its possession Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen. The world is a dangerous place, not because of those who do evil, but because of those who look on and do nothing.
I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.
Example isn't another way to teach, it is the only way to teach.
With fame I become more and more stupid, which of course is a very common phenomenon.
I want to know God's thoughts...the rest are details.
Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.
A finely tempered nature longs to escape from the personal life into the world of objective perception and thought.
I don't believe in mathematics.
If A equals success, then the formula is: A = X + Y + Z, X is work. Y is play. Z is keep your mouth shut.
The ideals that have lighted my way and time after time have give me new courage to face life cheerfully, have been Kindness, Beauty and Truth.
Try not to become a man of success but rather to become a man of value.
A question that sometimes drives me hazy: am I or are the others crazy?
If you are out to describe the truth, leave elegance to the tailor
If we knew what it was we were doing, it would not be called research, would it ?
Intellectuals solve problems; geniuses prevent them.
It gives me great pleasure indeed to see the stubbornness of an incorrigible nonconformist warmly acclaimed
Put your hand on a hot stove for a minute, and it seems like an hour. Sit with a pretty girl for an hour, and it seems like a minute. THAT'S relativity
Rzeczywistość jest ledwie złudzeniem, aczkolwiek bardzo uporczywym.
Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.
Few people are capable of expressing with equanimity opinions which differ from the prejudices of their social environment. Most people are not even capable of forming such opinions.
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.
The World is not dangerous because of those who do harm but because of those who look at it without doing anything.
Man usually avoids attributing cleverness to somebody else, unless it is an enemy.
If I had only known, I would have been a locksmith.
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
God may be subtle, but He isn't plain mean.
The hardest thing in the world to understand is the income tax.
Wyzwolona energia atomu zmieniła wszystko za wyjątkiem naszego sposobu myślenia.
Energy released from the atom changed everything except for our way of thinking.
Uczony jest człowiekiem, który wie o rzeczach nieznanych innym i nie ma pojęcia o tym, co znają wszyscy.