Albert Einstein Quotes
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... one does people the best service by giving them some elevating work to do and thus indirectly elevating them.
The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing. One cannot help but be in awe when he contemplates the mysteries of eternity, of life, of the marvelous structure of reality. It is enough if one tries merely to comprehend a little of this mystery every day. Never lose a holy curiosity.
Reality is merely an illusion, albeit it a very persistent one.
Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.
You do not really understand something unless you can explain it to your grandmother.
The State is made for man, not man for the State.
Desire for approval and recognition is a healthy motive; but the desire to be acknowledged as better, stronger, or more intelligent than a fellow being or fellow scholar easily leads to an excessively egoistic psychological adjustment, which may become injurious for the individual and for the community. Therefore, the school and the teacher must guard against employing the easy method of creating individual ambition, in order to induce the pupils to diligent work ... The most important motive for work in the school and in life is the pleasure in work, pleasure in its result, and the knowledge of the value of the result to the community. In the awakening and strengthening of these psychological forces in the young man, I see the most important task given by the school.
I appeal to all men and women, whether they be eminent or humble, to declare that they will refuse to give any further assistance to war or the preparation of war.
The ordinary objects of human endeavour - property, outward success, luxury have always seemed to me contemptible ... The ideals which have lighted me on my way and time after time given me new courage to face life cheerfully, have been Truth, Goodness, and Beauty.
Strange is our situation here upon the earth. Each of us comes for a short visit, not knowing why, yet sometimes seeming to divine a purpose.
There are times when sorrow seems the only truth.
Sometimes you have to get to know someone really well to realize you're really strangers.
Nothing is impossible, the word itself says 'I'm possible'!
The reason I talk to myself is because I'm the only one whose answers I accept.
Things don't change. You change your way of looking, that's all.