The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.

Albert Einstein

Albert Einstein

Profession: Scientist
Nationality: German

Some suggestions for you :

Play is the highest form of research.

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

He who is untrue to his own cause cannot command the respect of others.

You can be nothing or everything is a miracle. I believe everything is a miracle.

Peace is not merely the absence of war but the presence of justice, of law, of order —in short, of government.

If I had an hour to solve a problem I'd spend 55 minutes thinking about the problem and 5 minutes thinking about solutions.

To be sure, it is not the fruits of scientific research that elevate a man and enrich his nature, but the urge to understand, the intellectual work, creative or receptive.

I want to go when I want. It is tasteless to prolong life artificially. I have done my share; it is time to go. I will do it elegantly.

One of the strongest motives that lead men to art and science is escape from everyday life with its painful crudity and hopeless dreariness, from the fetters of one's own ever-shifting desires.

Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former.

Somebody who only reads newspapers and at best books of contemporary authors looks to me like an extremely near-sighted person who scorns eyeglasses. He is completely dependent on the prejudices and fashions of his times, since he never gets to see or hear anything else.

We know from daily life that we exist for other people first of all, for whose smiles and well-being our own happiness depends.

Success = 1 part work + 1 part play + 1 part keep your mouth shut.

The laws of gravity cannot be held responcible for people falling in love.