- ‘Einstein: His Life and Universe‘ by Walter Isaacson
- ‘The World As I See It‘ by Albert Einstein
- ‘Ideas And Opinions‘ by Albert Einstein
- ‘Einstein on Cosmic Religion and Other Opinions and Aphorisms‘ by Albert Einstein, George Bernard Shaw
- ‘The Ultimate Quotable Einstein‘ by Albert Einstein, Alice Calaprice, Freeman Dyson
Inspirational Quotes by Albert Einstein (German-born Theoretical Physicist)
Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning.
Topics: Friends and Friendship, Nature, Life, Questions, Tomorrow, Hope, Learning
Only a life lived for others is a life worth while.
One should guard against preaching to young people success in the customary form as the main aim in life. The most important motive for work in school and in life is pleasure in work, pleasure in its result, and the knowledge of the value of the result to the community.
Some recent work by E. Fermi and L. Szilard, which has been communicated to me in manuscript, leads me to expect that the element uranium may be turned into a new and important source of energy in the immediate future. Certain aspects of the situation seem to call for watchfulness and, if necessary, quick action on the part of the Administration. This new phenomenon would also lead to the construction of bombs, and it is conceivable—though much less certain—that extremely powerful bombs of a new type may thus be constructed. A single bomb of this type, carried by boat or exploded in a port, might very well destroy the whole port together with some of the surrounding territory. However, such bombs might very well prove to be too heavy for transportation by air.
Never regard study as a duty but as an enviable opportunity to learn to know the liberating influence of beauty in the realm of the spirit for your own personal joy and to the profit of the community to which your later works belong.
Topics: Education, Beauty, Learning
Although words exist for the most part for the transmission of ideas, there are some which produce such violent disturbance in our feelings that the role they play in the transmission of ideas is lost in the background.
Laws alone can not secure freedom of expression; in order that every man present his views without penalty, there must be spirit of tolerance in the entire population.
A successful man is he who receives a great deal from his fellow men, usually incomparably more than corresponds to his service to them. The value of a man, however, should be seen in what he gives, and not in what he is able to receive.
In order to be an immaculate member of a flock of sheep, one must above all be a sheep oneself.
In the matter of physics, the first lessons should contain nothing but what is experimental and interesting to see. A pretty experiment is in itself often more valuable than twenty formulae extracted from our minds.
The most beautiful experience we can have is the mysterious—the fundamental emotion which stands at the cradle of true art and true science.
Nothing happens until something moves.
Enjoying the joys of others and suffering with them—these are the best guides for man.
All meaningful and lasting change starts first in your imagination and then works its way out. Imagination is more important than knowledge. It is the preview of life’s coming attractions.
Topics: Change, Action, Life, Imagination
You cannot solve the problem with the same kind of thinking that has created the problem.
Learn from yesterday: Live for today: Hope ‘w.
How strange is the lot of us mortals! Each of us is here for a brief sojourn; for what purpose he knows not, though he senses it. But without deeper reflection one knows from daily life that one exists for other people.
Topics: Humanity, Cooperation
Buddhism has the characteristics of what would be expected in a cosmic religion for the future: it transcends a personal God, avoids dogmas and theology; it covers both the natural & spiritual, and it is based on a religious sense aspiring from the experience of all things, natural and spiritual, as a meaningful unity.
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