Albert Einstein

1879 - 1955

A Quote by Albert Einstein on art, imagination, knowledge, and world

I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.

Albert Einstein (1879 - 1955)

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A Quote by Albert Einstein on authority, belief, concern, ethics, immortality, and individuality

I do not believe in the immortality of the individual, and I consider ethics to be an exclusively human concern without any superhuman authority behind it.

Albert Einstein (1879 - 1955)

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A Quote by Albert Einstein on appreciation, god, imagination, senses, and world

I don't try to imagine a God; it suffices to stand in awe of the structure of the world, insofar as it allows our inadequate senses to appreciate it.

Albert Einstein (1879 - 1955)

Source: Letter to S. Flesch (April 16, 1954)

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A Quote by Albert Einstein on income, understanding, and world

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

Albert Einstein (1879 - 1955)

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A Quote by Albert Einstein on belief, death, and life

We believe that an informed citizenry will act for life and not for death.

Albert Einstein (1879 - 1955)

Source: on atomic energy, Jan. 22, 1947

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A Quote by Albert Einstein on intuition

The only real valuable thing is intuition.

Albert Einstein (1879 - 1955)

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A Quote by Albert Einstein on discovery, intuition, solution, consciousness, inspiration, and divine guidance

The intellect has little to do on the road to discovery. There comes a leap in consciousness, call it intuition or what you will, and the solution comes to you and you don't know how or why.

Albert Einstein (1879 - 1955)

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A Quote by Albert Einstein on god

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Raffiniert ist der Herr Gott, aber boshaft ist er icht. The Lord God is subtle, but malicious he is not.

Albert Einstein (1879 - 1955)

Source: Inscribed in Fine Hall, Princeton University.

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A Quote by Albert Einstein on god and rest

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I want to know God's thoughts. . . . the rest are details.

Albert Einstein (1879 - 1955)

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A Quote by Albert Einstein on men, needs, and world

The world needs heroes and it's better they be harmless men like me than villains like Hitler.

Albert Einstein (1879 - 1955)

Source: H. Eves Return to Mathematical Circles, Boston: Prindle, Weber and Schmidt, 1988.

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