Albert Einstein

1879 - 1955

A Quote by Albert Einstein on change, facts, and theory

If the facts don't fit the theory, change the facts.

Albert Einstein (1879 - 1955)

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A Quote by Albert Einstein on influence, life, mankind, and temperament

It is my view that the vegetarian manner of living by its purely physical effect on the human temperament would most beneficially influence the lot of mankind.

Albert Einstein (1879 - 1955)

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A Quote by Albert Einstein on cruelty

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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.

Albert Einstein (1879 - 1955)

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A Quote by Albert Einstein on art and creativity

True art is characterized by an irresistible urge in the creative artist.

Albert Einstein (1879 - 1955)

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A Quote by Albert Einstein on heart, lies, mankind, power, problems, solution, thinking, violence, regret, second thoughts, unintended consequences, nuclear weapons, bombs, and warfare

The release of atom power has changed everything except our way of thinking...  the solution to this problem lies in the heart of mankind.  If only I had known, I should have become a watchmaker.

Albert Einstein (1879 - 1955)

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A Quote by Albert Einstein on criticism, fate, individuality, and world

The individual must not merely wait and criticize, he must defend the cause the best he can. The fate of the world will be such as the world deserves.

Albert Einstein (1879 - 1955)

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A Quote by Albert Einstein on difficulty and opportunity

In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.

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A Quote by Albert Einstein on nature

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We still do not know one-thousandth of one percent of what nature has revealed to us.

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A Quote by Albert Einstein on feeling, laws, religion, science, spirit, superiority, and universe

Everyone who is seriously involved in the pursuit of science becomes convinced that a spirit is manifest in the laws of the Universe - a spirit vastly superior to that of man. . . . In this way the pursuit of science leads to a religious feeling of a special sort, which is indeed quite different from the religiosity of someone more naive.

Albert Einstein (1879 - 1955)

Source: Letter to a child who asked if scientists pray (January 24, 1936)

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A Quote by Albert Einstein on creativity, nature, research, science, understanding, and work

It is not the fruits of scientific research that elevate man and enrich his nature. but the urge to understand, the intellectual work, creative or receptive.

Albert Einstein (1879 - 1955)

Source: Ideas and Opinions, 1954

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