Albert Einstein

1879 - 1955

A Quote by Albert Einstein on future, guidance, philosophy, and reason

I would not think that philosophy and reason themselves will be man's guide in the foreseeable future; however, they will remain the most beautiful sanctuary they have always been for the select few.

Albert Einstein (1879 - 1955)

Source: Letter to Benedetto Croce (June 7, 1944)

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A Quote by Albert Einstein on ambition, children, day, future, happiness, joy, life, play, spirit, and work

I feel that you are justified in looking into the future with true assurance, because you have a mode of living in which we find the joy of life and the joy of work harmoniously combined. Added to this is the spirit of ambition which pervades your very being, and seems to make the day's work like a happy child at play.

Albert Einstein (1879 - 1955)

Source: (referring to America)

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A Quote by Albert Einstein on country, heroism, love, nonsense, and patriotism

Heroism on command, senseless brutality, deplorable love-of-country stance, and all the loathsome nonsense that goes by the name of patriotism - how passionately I hate them!

Albert Einstein (1879 - 1955)

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A Quote by Albert Einstein on achievement, peace, understanding, and violence

Peace cannot be achieved through violence, it can only be attained through understanding.

Albert Einstein (1879 - 1955)

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A Quote by Albert Einstein on admiration, conviction, emotion, god, humility, ideas, mind, power, religion, spirit, superiority, and universe

My religion consists of a humble admiration of the illimitable superior spirit who reveals himself in the slight details we are able toperceive with our frail and feeble mind. That deeply emotional conviction of the presence of a superior reasoning power, which is revealed in the incomprehensible Universe, forms my idea of God.

Albert Einstein (1879 - 1955)

Source: Quoted in the New York Times obituary (April 19, 1955)

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A Quote by Albert Einstein on art, death, emotion, experience, good, science, and wonder

The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and science. He to whom the 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.

Albert Einstein (1879 - 1955)

Source: What I Believe, 1930

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A Quote by Albert Einstein on beauty, existence, fear, feeling, knowledge, life, mystery, religion, and wisdom

The insight into the mystery of life, coupled though it be with fear, has also given rise to religion. To know what is impenetrable to us really exists, manifesting itself as the highest wisdom and the most radiant beauty, which our dull faculties can comprehend only in their most primitive forms - this knowledge, this feeling is at the center of true religiousness.

Albert Einstein (1879 - 1955)

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A Quote by Albert Einstein on feeling, goals, humility, nature, purpose, religion, thinking, and understanding

I have never imputed to Nature a purpose or a goal, or anything that could be understood as anthropomorphic. What I see in Nature is a magnificent structure that we can comprehend only very imperfectly, and that must fill a thinking person with a feeling of humility. This is a genuinely religious feeling that has nothing to do with mysticism.

Albert Einstein (1879 - 1955)

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A Quote by Albert Einstein on belief, departure, future, illusions, past, people, physics, present, and world

Now he has departed from this strange world a little ahead of me. That means nothing. People like us, who believe in physics,know that the distinction between past, present, and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion.

Albert Einstein (1879 - 1955)

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A Quote by Albert Einstein on ideas, language, science, and simplicity

Most of the fundamental ideas of science are essentially simple, and may, as a rule, be expressed in a language comprehensible to everyone.

Albert Einstein (1879 - 1955)

Source: The Evolution of Physics.

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