Framing the Dialogue

A Few Thoughts From Einstein

Albert Einstein Quotes

einstein2“The hardest thing in the world to understand is the income tax.”

“There are two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.”

“Everything that is really great and inspiring is created by the individual who can labor in freedom.”

“Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.”

“Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.”

“The most incomprehensible thing about the world is that it is comprehensible.”

“Science without religion is lame; religion without science is blind.”

“The world is a dangerous place to live; not because of the people who are evil, but because of the people who don’t do anything about it.”

“Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them.”

“Unthinking respect for authority is the greatest enemy of truth.”

einstein1“Setting an example is not the main means of influencing others; it is the only means.”

“As punishment for my contempt for authority, fate made me an authority myself.”

“The strength of the Constitution lies entirely in the determination of each citizen to defend it.  Only if every single citizen feels duty bound to do his share in this defense are the constitutional rights secure.”

“No amount of experimentation can ever prove me right; a single experiment can prove me wrong.”

“The difference between genius and stupidity is that genius has its limits.”

“The most beautiful thing [that] we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and science.”

“The only reason for Time is so [that] everything doesn’t happen at once.”

“Never do anything against conscience – even if the state demands it.”

“Bureaucracy is the death of all sound work.”

“Strive not to be a success but rather to be of value.”

“Education is what remains after one has forgotten everything learned in school.”

“Creativity is intelligence having fun.” {blog 7/2012}

“If you can’t explain it to a six-year-old, [then] you don’t understand it yourself.”

“Logics will get you from A to B, imagination will take you everywhere.”

“I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.”

“In the middle of a difficulty lies opportunity.”

einstein3“Coincidence is God’s way of remaining anonymous.”

“It’s not that I’m so smart, it’s just that I stay with problems longer.”

The following are two of my favorites that are attributed to Mr. Einstein, but I am not sure they are his…

“I do not memorize things that I can easily look up”

“Insanity is doing the same thing over and over expecting a different result”

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