Albert Einstein

Albert Einstein

The hardest thing to understand in the world is the income tax.

Only a life lived for others is a life worth while.

If a cluttered desk signs a cluttered mind, Of what, then, is an empty desk a sign?

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.

The important thing is not to stop questioning.

My life is a simple thing that would interest no one. It is a known fact that I was born and that is all that is necessary.

My religion consists of a humble admiration of the illimitable superior spirit who reveals himself in the slight details we are able to perceive with our frail and feeble mind.

Imagination is more important than knowledge

Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler.

Each of us visits this Earth involuntarily, and without an invitation. For me, it is enough to wonder at the secrets.

I want to know Gods thoughts... all the rest are just details

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.

Technological progress is like an axe in the hands of a pathological criminal.

I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.

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.

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

God does not care about our mathematical difficulties. He integrates empirically.

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

Nothing in the world makes people so afraid as the influence of independent-minded people.

Before God we are all equally wise - and equally foolish.

At any rate, I am convinced that He [God] does not play dice.

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

If A is success in life, then A equals x plus y plus z. Work is x; y is play; and z is keeping your mouth shut.

Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.

Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.