The most valuable thing a teacher can impart to children is not knowledge and understanding per se but a longing for knowledge and understanding, and an appreciation for intellectual values, whether they be artistic, scientific, or moral.

Albert Einstein

Albert Einstein

Profession: Scientist
Nationality: German

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I am by heritage a Jew, by citizenship a Swiss, and by makeup a human being, and only a human being, without any special attachment to any state or national entity whatsoever.

Philosophers play with the word, like a child with a doll. It does not mean that everything in life is relative.

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

We owe a lot to the Indians, who taught us how to count, without which no worthwhile scientific discovery could have been made.

Freedom of teaching and of opinion in book or press is the foundation for the sound and natural development of any people.

Never do anything against conscience, even if the state demands it.

The state was made for man, not man for state.

Weak people revenge. Strong people forgive. Intelligent people ignore.

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.

I do not believe in the God of theology who rewards good and punishes evil. My God created laws that take care of that. His universe is not ruled by wishful thinking, but by immutable laws.

The person who follows the crowd will usually go no further than the crowd. The person who walks alone is likely to find himself in places no one has ever seen before.

In the matter of physics, the first lessons should contain nothing but what is experimental and interesting to see. A pretty experiment is in itself often more valuable than twenty formulae extracted from our minds.

Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.

Academic chairs are many, but wise and noble teachers are few; lecture-rooms are numerous and large, but the number of young people who genuinely thirst after truth and justice is small.