Whoever is devoid of the capacity of wonder, whoever remains unmoved, whoever cannot contemplate or know the deep shudder of the soul in enchantment, might just as well be dead for he has already closed his eyes upon life.

Albert Einstein

Albert Einstein

Profession: Scientist
Nationality: German

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To dwell on the things that depress or anger us does not help in overcoming them. One must knock them down alone.

The creative imagination is the essential element of a true scientist, and fairy tales are the childhood stimulus to this quality.

The world is in greater peril from those who tolerate or encourage evil than from those who actually commit it.

Everyone should be respected as an individual, but no one idolized.

Every kind of peaceful cooperation among men is primarily based on mutual trust.

A man's value to the community depends primarily on how far his feelings, thoughts, and actions are directed towards promoting the good of his fellows.

The gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge.

Does there truly exist an insuperable contradiction between religion and science? Can religion be superseded by science?

The most beautiful gift of nature is that it gives one pleasure to look around and try to comprehend what we see.

The search for truth is more precious than its possession.

The principal art of the teacher is to awaken the joy in creation and knowledge.

I am not only a pacifist but a militant pacifist. I am willing to fight for peace. Nothing will end war unless the people themselves refuse to go to war.

Not until the creation and maintenance of decent conditions of life for all people are recognized and accepted as a common obligation of all people and all countries - not until then shall we, with a certain degree of justification, be able to speak of humankind as civilized.

There is nothing divine about morality, it is a purely human affair.