Anybody who has by no means made a mistake has by no means tried something new.
The vital factor is to not cease questioning.
Few persons are able to expressing with equanimity opinions which differ from that of their social surroundings.
On the similar time, as social beings, we’re moved within the relations with our fellow beings by such emotions as sympathy, pleasure, hate, want for energy, pity, and so forth.
If you cannot clarify one thing merely, you do not know sufficient about it.
You don’t actually perceive one thing until you possibly can clarify it to your grandmother.
It ought to be doable to clarify the legal guidelines of physics to a barmaid.
Once I look at myself and my strategies of thought, I come to the conclusion that the present of fantasy has meant extra to me than my expertise for absorbing constructive information.
What I search to perform is to serve with my feeble capability fact and justice on the danger of pleasing nobody.
I do know fairly definitely that I actually don’t have any particular expertise; curiosity, obsession and dogged endurance, mixed with self-criticism have introduced me to my concepts.
100 occasions daily I remind myself that my inside and outer life depend upon the labors of different males, dwelling and useless, and that I need to exert myself with a purpose to give in the identical measure as I’ve obtained and am nonetheless receiving.
It offers me nice pleasure certainly to see the stubbornness of an incorrigible nonconformist warmly acclaimed.
Creativeness is extra vital than information, for information is proscribed whereas creativeness embraces the complete world.
In that approach creativeness and intelligence enter into our existence within the a part of servants of the first instincts.
We’re all dominated in what we do by impulses; and these impulses are so organized that our actions usually serve for our self preservation and that of the race.
Nothing will profit human well being and enhance the possibilities for survival of life on Earth as a lot because the evolution to a vegetarian food plan.
The quicker you go, the shorter you might be.
Solely two issues are infinite, the Universe and human stupidity, and I am unsure in regards to the former.
Probably the most incomprehensible factor in regards to the universe is that it’s understandable.
Nothing that I can do will change the construction of the universe. However perhaps, by elevating my voice I might help the best of all causes — goodwill amongst males and peace on earth.
Probably the most lovely factor we are able to expertise is the mysterious. It’s the supply of all artwork and science. He to whom this emotion is a stranger, who can now not pause to surprise and stand rapt in awe, is pretty much as good as useless; his eyes are closed.
Science is a superb factor if one doesn’t should earn one’s dwelling at it.
Science with out faith is lame, faith with out science is blind.
Practically each nice advance in science arises from a crises within the previous concept, by way of an endeavor to discover a approach out of the difficulties created. We should look at previous concepts, previous theories, though they belong to the previous, for that is the one method to perceive the significance of the brand new ones and the extent of their validity.
I keep that the cosmic spiritual feeling is the strongest and noblest motive for scientific analysis.
It’s the concept that decides what might be noticed.
Unusual is our state of affairs right here on earth. Every of us comes for a brief go to, not realizing why, but typically seeming to divine a objective. From the standpoint of every day life, nevertheless, there may be one factor we do know: that man is right here for the sake of different males – above all for these upon whose smiles and well-being our personal happiness relies upon.
We nonetheless have no idea one thousandth of 1 p.c of what nature has revealed to us.
One should not try to justify them, however fairly to sense their nature merely and clearly.
If we knew what it was we have been doing, it could not be referred to as analysis, wouldn’t it?
The numerous issues we face can’t be solved on the similar degree of pondering we have been at once we created them.
The world we’ve made on account of the extent of pondering we’ve accomplished this far creates issues that we can’t resolve on the similar degree at which we created them.
Solely a life lived for others is price dwelling.
The distinction between what essentially the most and the least realized individuals know is inexpressibly trivial in relation to that which is unknown.
Put your hand on a scorching range for a minute, and it looks as if an hour. Sit with a reasonably woman for an hour, and it looks as if a minute. THAT’s relativity.
Actuality is merely an phantasm, albeit a persistent one.
So far as the legal guidelines of arithmetic consult with actuality, they don’t seem to be sure, and so far as they’re sure, they don’t consult with actuality.
Don’t worry about your difficulties in Arithmetic. I can guarantee you mine are nonetheless higher.
God doesn’t care about our mathematical difficulties. He integrates empirically.
Technological progress is like an axe within the arms of a pathological prison.
The discharge of atomic vitality has not created a brand new downside. It has merely made extra pressing the need of fixing an present one.
It isn’t that I am so good, it is simply that I stick with issues longer.
The wi-fi telegraph shouldn’t be obscure. The peculiar telegraph is sort of a very lengthy cat. You pull the tail in New York, and it meows in Los Angeles. The wi-fi is identical, solely with out the cat.
They arrive into being not by way of demonstration however by way of revelation, by way of the medium of highly effective personalities.
I wish to understand how God created this world. I’m not on this or that phenomenon. I wish to know His ideas, the remainder are particulars.
God doesn’t play cube with the universe.
Earlier than God we’re equally sensible – and equally silly.
When the answer is easy, God is answering.
I believe and assume for months and years. Ninety-nine occasions, the conclusion is fake. The hundredth time I’m proper.
Issues ought to be made so simple as doable, however not any less complicated.
Widespread sense is the gathering of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
The key to creativity is realizing the way to disguise your sources.
The legs are the wheels of creativity.
To stimulate creativity, one should develop the childlike inclination for play and the childlike want for recognition.
Gravitation can’t be held resposible for individuals falling in love.
How on earth are you ever going to clarify when it comes to chemistry and physics so vital a organic phenomenon as past love?
Generally one pays most for the issues one will get for nothing.
If I had my life to dwell over once more, I would be a plumber.
I by no means consider the long run – it comes quickly sufficient.
The excellence between previous, current, and future is just a stubbornly persistent phantasm.
Few are those that see with their very own eyes and really feel with their very own hearts.
I have no idea with what weapons World Warfare 3 shall be fought, however World Warfare 4 shall be fought with sticks and stones.
The world is a harmful place to dwell; not due to the people who find themselves evil, however due to the individuals who do not do something about it.
To know what’s impenetrable to us actually exists, manifesting itself as the best knowledge and essentially the most radiant magnificence… this data, this sense is on the middle of true religiousness.
Our job should be to free ourselves… by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all dwelling creatures and the entire of nature and its magnificence.
If one have been to take that objective out of out of its spiritual type and look merely at its purely human facet, one would possibly state it maybe thus: free and accountable growth of the person, in order that he might place his powers freely and gladly within the service of all mankind.
It’s simpler to denature plutonium than to denature the evil spirit of man.
It’s each man’s obligation to place again into the world at the least the equal of what he takes out of it.
Probably the most incomprehensible factor in regards to the world is that it’s understandable.
Nice spirits have at all times encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
Not every part that may be counted counts, and never every part that counts might be counted.
One can’t alter a situation with the identical thoughts set that created it within the first place.
The intuitive thoughts is a sacred present; the rational thoughts is devoted servant. We now have created a society that honors the servant and has forgotten the present.
It stands to the eternal credit score of science that by performing on the human thoughts it has overcome man’s insecurity earlier than himself and earlier than nature.
Divine souls endure violent opposition from mediocre minds.
Occurrences on this area are past the attain of actual prediction due to the number of components in operation, not due to any lack of order in nature.
Peace can’t be achieved by way of violence, it might probably solely be attained by way of understanding.
Each type of peaceable cooperation amongst males is based totally on mutual belief and solely secondarily on establishments akin to courts of justice and police.
The one method to escape the private corruption of reward is to go on working.
The true worth of a human being might be discovered within the diploma to which he has attained liberation from the self.
Intelligence shouldn’t be the power to retailer info, however to know the place to seek out it.
Intellectuals resolve issues; geniuses forestall them.
We should always take care to not make the mind our god; it has, in fact, highly effective muscle groups, however no persona.
I can’t think about a God who rewards and punishes the objects of his creation, whose functions are modeled after our personal – a God, in brief, who’s however a mirrored image of human frailty. Neither can I consider that the person survives the loss of life of his physique, though feeble souls harbor such ideas by way of concern or ridiculous egotisms.
I consider in Spinoza’s God who reveals himself within the orderly concord of what exists, not in a God who issues himself with the fates and actions of human beings.
The one supply of data is expertise.
It’s the supreme artwork of the trainer to awaken pleasure in artistic expression and information.
The phrases of language, as they’re written or spoken, don’t appear to play any function in my mechanism of thought. The bodily entities which appear to function parts in thought are sure indicators and roughly clear photographs.
If A is a hit in life, then A equals x plus y plus z. Work is x; y is play; and z is holding your mouth shut.
There are solely two methods to dwell your life. One is as if nothing is a miracle. The opposite is as if every part is a miracle.
A person’s moral conduct ought to be primarily based effectually on sympathy, schooling, and social ties and wishes; no spiritual foundation is important. Man would certainly be in a poor approach if he needed to be restrained by concern of punishment and hope of reward after loss of life.
The lifetime of the person solely has that means insofar because it aids in making the life of each dwelling factor nobler and extra lovely. Life is sacred, that’s to say, it’s the supreme worth to which all different values are subordinate.
It’s unusual to be identified so universally and but to be so lonely.
It’s higher to consider than to disbelieve; in so doing you deliver every part to the realm of risk.
To the Grasp’s honor all should flip, every in its monitor, and not using a sound, eternally tracing Newton’s floor.
There does, in actual fact, look like a plan.
Albert Einstein, The Three Guidelines of Work
1. Out of litter, discover simplicity.
2. From discord, discover concord.
3. In the midst of issue, lies alternative.