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A hundred times every day I remind myself that my inner and outer life...   Life
A man should look for what is, and not for what he thinks should be.   Life
A man's ethical behavior should be based effectually on sympathy, educ...   Life
A perfection of means, and confusion of aims, seems to be our main pro...   Life
A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.   Life
A question that sometimes drives me hazy: am I or are the others crazy...   Life
A table, a chair, a bowl of fruit and a violin; what else does a man n...   Life
After a certain high level of technical skill is achieved, science and...   Life
All of us who are concerned for peace and triumph of reason and justic...   Politics
All our science, measured against reality, is primitive and childlike-...   Science
All religions, arts and sciences are branches of the same tree.   Life
All such action would cease if those powerful elemental forces were to...   Life
All that is valuable in human society depends upon the opportunity for...   Life
All these constructions and the laws connecting them can be arrived at...   Life
All these primary impulses, not easily described in words, are the spr...   Life
An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.   Life
An oligarchy of private capital cannot be effectively checked even by ...   Life
Anger dwells only in the bosom of fools.   Life
Any fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It ta...   Life
Any intelligent fool can make things bigger and more complex... It tak...   Life
Any man who can drive safely while kissing a pretty girl is simply not...   Life
Anyone who doesn't take truth seriously in small matters cannot be tru...   Life
Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.   Life
As far as I'm concerned, I prefer silent vice to ostentatious virtue.   Life
As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certa...   Life
Before God we are all equally wise - and equally foolish.   Life
But their intervention makes our acts to serve ever less merely the im...   Life
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.   Life
Concern for man and his fate must always form the chief interest of al...   Life
Confusion of goals and perfection of means seems, in my opinion, to ch...   Life
Considered logically this concept is not identical with the totality o...   Life
Do not worry about your difficulties in Mathematics. I can assure you ...   Life
Do you believe in immortality? No, and one life is enough for me   Life
During the last century, and part of the one before, it was widely hel...   Life
Each makes this cosmos and its construction the pivot of his emotional...   Life
Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned...   Life
Every kind of peaceful cooperation among men is primarily based on mut...   Life
Everyone should be respected as an individual, but no one idolized.   Life
Everything is determined, the beginning as well as the end, by forces ...   Life
Everything should be as simple as it is, but not simpler.   Life
Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler.   Life
Everything that can be counted does not necessarily count; everything ...   Life
Few are those who see with their own eyes and feel with their own hear...   Life
Few people are capable of expressing with equanimity opinions which di...   Life
Force always attracts men of low morality.   Life
Formal symbolic representation of qualitative entities is doomed to it...   Life
Generations to come will scarce believe that such a one as this walked...   Life
God always takes the simplest way.   Life
God does not care about our mathematical difficulties. He integrates e...   Life
God does not play dice.   Life
God may be subtle, but he isn't plain mean.   Life
Gravitation is not responsible for people falling in love.   Love
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre...   Life
He who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good...   Life
He who joyfully marches in rank and file has already earned my contemp...   Life
He who joyfully marches to music in rank and file has already earned m...   Life
Heroism on command, senseless violence, and all the loathsome nonsense...   Patriotism
How I wish that somewhere there existed an island for those who are wi...   Life
How strange is the lot of us mortals! Each of us is here for a brief s...   Life
Human beings must have action; and they will make it if they cannot fi...   Life
Humanity has every reason to place the proclaimers of high moral stand...   Life
I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imaginati...   Life
I am not only a pacifist but a militant pacifist. I am willing to figh...   Life
I assert that the cosmic religious experience is the strongest and the...   Science
I believe that a simple and unassuming manner of life is best for ever...   Life
I cannot imagine a God who rewards and punishes the objects of his cre...   Life
I consider it important, indeed urgently necessary, for intellectual w...   Life
I do not believe in immortality of the individual, and I consider ethi...   Life
I do not believe in the God of theology who rewards good and punishes ...   Life
I do not believe that civilization will be wiped out in a war fought w...   Life
I do not know with what weapons World War 3 will be fought, but World ...   Life
I don't know, I don't care, and it doesn't make any difference!   Life
I have just got a new theory of eternity.   Life
I have little patience with scientists who take a board of wood, look ...   Life
I have never looked upon ease and happiness as ends in themselves - su...   Life
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World W...   Life
I know quite certainly that I myself have no special talent; curiosity...   Life
I live in that solitude which is painful in youth, but delicious in th...   Life
I made one great mistake in my life-when I signed the letter to Presid...   Life
I maintain that cosmic religiousness is the strongest and most noble d...   Life
I never think of the future - it comes soon enough.   Life
I think and think for months and years. Ninety-nine times, the conclus...   Life
I think that a particle must have a separate reality independent of th...   Life
I used to go away for weeks in a state of confusion.   Life
I want to know all Gods thoughts; all the rest are just details.   Life
I want to know God's thoughts... the rest are details   Life
If A equals success, then the formula is: A = X + Y + Z, X is work. Y ...   Life
If I had only known, I would have been a locksmith.   Life
If most of us are ashamed of shabby clothes and shoddy furniture, let ...   Life
If my theory of relativity is proven successful, Germany will claim me...   Life
If one were to take that goal out of out of its religious form and loo...   Life
If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for rew...   Life
If the facts don't fit the theory, change the facts.   Life
If we knew what it was we were doing, it would not be called research,...   Life
If you are out to describe the truth, leave elegance to the tailor.   Life
Imagination is more important than knowledge.   Life
In matters of truth and justice, there is no difference between large ...   Life
In order to be an immaculate member of a flock of sheep, one must abov...   Life
Information is not knowledge.   Life
Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting diffe...   Life
Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them.   Life
Isn't it strange that I who have written only unpopular books should b...   Life
It gives me great pleasure indeed to see the stubbornness of an incorr...   Life
It has become appallingly obvious that our technology has exceeded our...   Life
It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education   Life
It is easier to denature plutonium than to denature the evil spirit of...   Life
It is not so very important for a person to learn facts. For that he d...   Life
It is only to the individual that a soul is given.   Life
It is strange to be known so universally and yet to be so lonely.   Life
It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative express...   Life
It should be possible to explain the laws of physics to a barmaid.   Life
It stands to the everlasting credit of science that by acting on the h...   Life
It was the experience of mystery - even if mixed with fear - that enge...   Life
It's not that I'm so smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer...   Intelligence
Joy in looking and comprehending is nature's most beautiful gift.   Life
Keep on sowing your seed, for you never know which will grow - perhaps...   Life
Knowledge of what is does not open the door directly to what should be...   Life
Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important...   Life
Let every man be respected as an individual and no man idolized.   Life
Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere.   Life
Long hair minimizes the need for barbers; socks can be done without; o...   Life
Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.   Nature
Love is a better teacher than duty.   Life
Make everything as simple as possible, but not simpler.   Life
Memory is deceptive because it is colored by today's events.   Life
Morality is of the highest importance - but for us, not for God.   Religion
Most of the fundamental ideas of science are essentially simple, and m...   Life
Most people say that is it is the intellect which makes a great scient...   Life
My religion consists of a humble admiration of the illimitable superio...   Life
Nationalism is an infantile disease. It is the measles of mankind.   Patriotism
Nationalism is an infantile sickness. It is the measles of the human r...   Life
Never do anything against conscience even if the state demands it.   Life
Never lose a holy curiosity.   Life
Never regard study as a duty, but as the enviable opportunity to learn...   Life
Never regard your study as a duty, but as the enviable opportunity to ...   Life
No amount of experimentation can ever prove me right; a single experim...   Science
No problem can be solved from the same level of consciousness that cre...   Life
Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that cou...   Life
Not until the creation and maintenance of decent conditions of life fo...   Life
Nothing is more destructive of respect for the government and the law ...   Life
Occurrences in this domain are beyond the reach of exact prediction be...   Life
On the other hand, the concept owes its meaning and its justification ...   Life
Once we accept our limits, we go beyond them.   Life
One should guard against preaching to young people success in the cust...   Life
One strength of the communist system of the East is that it has some o...   Life
Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile.   Life
Only one who devotes himself to a cause with his whole strength and so...   Life
Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'...   Science
Our task must be to free ourselves by widening our circle of compassio...   Life
Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understandin...   Life
People love chopping wood. In this activity one immediately sees resul...   Life
Perfection of means and confusion of ends seem to characterize our age   Life
Politics is a pendulum whose swings between anarchy and tyranny are fu...   Life
Politics is for the present, but an equation is for eternity.   Life
Possessions, outward success, publicity, luxury - to me these have alw...   Life
Problems cannot be solved by the same level of thinking that created t...   Life
Pure mathematics is, in its way, the poetry of logical ideas.   Life
Put your hand on a hot stove for a minute, and it seems like anhour. S...   Life
Quantum mechanics is very impressive. But an inner voice tells me that...   Life
Reading, after a certain age, diverts the mind too much from its creat...   Life
Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.   Science
Science is a wonderful thing if one does not have to earn one's living...   Life
Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.   Science
Small is the number of people who see with their eyes and think with t...   Life
Solitude is painful when one is young, but delightful when one is more...   Life
Strange is our situation here upon earth. Each of us comes for a short...   Life
Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value.   Life
Technological progress is like an axe in the hands of a pathological c...   Life
That deep emotional conviction of the presence of a superior reasoning...   Life
The attempt to combine wisdom and power has only rarely been successfu...   Life
The devil has put a penalty on all things we enjoy in life. Either we ...   Life
The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its lim...   Life
The distinction between the past, present and future is only a stubbor...   Life
The environment is everything that isn't me.   Life
The faster you go, the shorter you are.   Life
The fear of death is the most unjustified of all fears, for there's no...   Life
The foundation of morality should not be made dependent on myth nor ti...   Life
The gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing ...   Life
The grand aim of all science is to cover the greatest number of empiri...   Life
The hardest thing to understand in the world is the income tax.   Business
The high destiny of the individual is to serve rather than to rule.   Life
The ideals which have always shone before me and filled me with the jo...   Life
The important thing is not to stop questioning.   Life
The mere formulation of a problem is far more essential than its solut...   Life
The minority, the ruling class at present, has the schools and press, ...   Life
The monotony and solitude of a quiet life stimulates the creative mind...   Life
The more success the quantum theory has, the sillier it looks   Life
The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is th...   Life
The most important human endeavor is the striving for morality in our ...   Life
The most incomprehensible thing about the world is that it is comprehe...   Life
The only real valuable thing is intuition.   Life
The only reason for time is so that everything doesn't happen at once.   Life
The only source of knowledge is experience.   Life
The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.   Life
The opinion prevailed among advanced minds that it was time that belie...   Life
The pioneers of a warless world are the young men (and women) who refu...   Life
The problems that exist in the world today cannot be solved by the lev...   Politics
The process of scientific discovery is, in effect, a continual flight ...   Science
The pursuit of truth and beauty is a sphere of activity in which we ar...   Life
The real problem is in the hearts and minds of men. It is not a proble...   Life
The release of atom power has changed everything except our way of thi...   Life
The release of atomic energy has not created a new problem. It has mer...   Life
The religion of the future will be a cosmic religion. The religion whi...   Life
The road to perdition has ever been accompanied by lip service to an i...   Life
The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.   Life
The strength of the Constitution lies entirely in the determination of...   Life
The tragedy of life is what dies inside a man while he lives.   Life
The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination.   Life
The unleashed power of the atom has changed everything save our modes ...   Life
The value of a man should be seen in what he gives and not in what he ...   Life
The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thi...   Life
The wireless telegraph is not difficult to understand. The ordinary te...   Life
The world is a dangerous place to live; not because of the people who ...   Life
There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is...   Life
There comes a time when the mind takes a higher plane of knowledge but...   Life
There is no logical way to the discovery of these elemental laws. Ther...   Life
There was this huge world out there, independent of us human beings an...   Life
They come into being not through demonstration but through revelation,...   Life
Things should be made as simple as possible, but not any simpler.   Life
Thought is the organizing factor in man, intersected between the causa...   Life
To know what is impenetrable to us really exists, manifesting itself a...   Life
To put it boldly, it is the attempt at a posterior reconstruction of e...   Life
To raise new questions, new possibilities, to regard old problems from...   Life
To the Master's honor all must turn, each in its track, without a soun...   Life
Too many of us look upon Americans as dollar chasers. This is a cruel ...   Life
True art is characterized by an irresistible urge in the creative arti...   Art
True religion is real living; living with all one's soul, with all one...   Life
Try not to become a man of success, but rather try to become a man of ...   Success
Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not...   Funny
We cannot despair of humanity, since we ourselves are human beings.   Life
We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we cr...   Life
We have penetrated far less deeply into the regularities obtaining wit...   Life
We must be prepared to make heroic sacrifices for the cause of peace t...   Life
We shall require a substantially new manner of thinking if mankind is ...   Life
We should take care not to make the intellect our god; it has, of cour...   Intelligence
Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character   Life
When a man sits with a pretty girl for an hour, it seems like a minute...   Life
When I examine myself and my methods of thought, I come to the conclus...   Life
When the solution is simple, God is answering.   Life
When you are courting a nice girl an hour seems like a second. When yo...   Funny
Where the world ceases to be the scene of our personal hopes and wishe...   Life
Whoever is careless with the truth in small matters cannot be trusted ...   Life
Whoever undertakes to set himself up as a judge of Truth and Knowledge...   Life
Why does this applied science, which saves work and makes life easier,...   Life
Without deep reflection one knows from daily life that one exists for ...   Life
You ask me if I keep a notebook to record my great ideas. I've only ev...   Life
You can never solve a problem on the level on which it was created.   Life
You cannot simultaneously prevent and prepare for war.   Life
You see, wire telegraph is a kind of a very, very long cat. You pull h...   Life