Quotes of Albert

“ Imagination is the highest form of research. ”

- Albert Einstein

“ The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education. ”

- Albert Einstein

“ I salute the man who is going through life always helpful, knowing no fear, and to whom aggressiveness and resentment are alien. ”

- Albert Einstein

“ A calm and modest life brings more happiness than the pursuit of success combined with constant restlessness. ”

- Albert Einstein

“ Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them. ”

- Albert Einstein

“ He who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead; his eyes are closed. ”

- Albert Einstein

“ The search for truth is more precious than its possession. ”

- Albert Einstein

“ No one here at the Technikum is up to date in modern physics ? I have already tapped all of them without success. ”

- Unknown

“ Not everything that counts can be counted, and not everything that can be counted counts. ”

- Unknown

“ The old who have died live on in the young ones. ”

- Unknown

“ Is it not a lack of real affection that scares me away again and again from marriage. ”

- Unknown

“ If the rabble continues to occupy itself with you, then simply don’t read that hogwash, but rather leave it to the reptile for whom it has been fabricated. ”

- Unknown

“ I am not only a pacifist, but a militant pacifist. ”

- Unknown

“ Whenever he felt that he had come to the end of the road or faced a difficult challenge in his work, he would take refuge in music and that would solve all his difficulties. ”

- Hans Einstein

“ Very few were able to grasp his thoughts and fully appreciate the heroic fruits of his years of labor to create a new cosmic order. ”

- Jurgen Neffe

“ His quest yearning for harmony and his crusade against any form of authority extended to humankind as a whole, and to the process of cultural progress. ”

- Jurgen Neffe

“ Albert preferred being alone, according to his sister, and he immersed himself for hours in activities that required patience and stamina. ”

- Jurgen Neffe

“ He sought to find laws of nature that epitomized his ideal of science, a complete, unified description of the world. ”

- Jurgen Neffe

“ He simply cared far more than most of his colleagues that the laws of physics have to explain everything in nature coherently and consistently. ”

- Lee Smolin

“ His cocky contempt for authority led him to question received wisdom in ways that well-trained acolytes in the academy never contemplated. ”

- Walter Isaacson

“ Persistence and tenacity were obviously already part of his character. ”

- Maja Einstein

“ From his youth, Einstein had a habit of spending a lot of time away from his friends, family, and work, to do nothing but think. ”

- Mayo Oshin

“ He would regularly go for long walks, wander off to quiet cabins in the mountains, play his violin, or sail the seas with his wooden boat to find serenity. ”

- Mayo Oshin

“ He liked to work on puzzles, erect complex structures with his toy building set, play with a steam engine that his uncle gave him, and build houses of cards. ”

- Walter Isaacson

“ He was that odd breed, a reverential rebel, and he was guided by a faith, which he wore lightly and with a twinkle in his eye, in a God who would not play dice by allowing things to happen by chance. ”

- Walter Isaacson

“ You are the only sort of man in whose existence I see much hope for in this deplorable world. ”

- George Bernard Shaw

“ He simplified his concerns in order to spend his time wisely… This same uncluttered attitude allowed him to speak directly, with unaffected kindness and respect, to every human being he met, child or adult, ignoring externals. ”

- Alan Richards

“ Nothing, indeed, could turn him away from the sole aim of his being, in the service of which was accumulated all the immortal fire within his nature, all that was great and vital in his spirit. ”

- Max Brod

“ Time and time again Einstein filled me with amazement, and indeed enthusiasm, as I watched the ease with which he would, in discussion, experimentally change his point of view, at times tentatively adopting the opposite view and viewing the whole problem from a new and totally changed angle. ”

- Max Brod

“ He was a loner with an intimate bond to humanity, a rebel who was suffused with reverence. ”

- Walter Isaacson
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