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I live in that solitude which is painful in youth, but delicious in the years of maturity. Albert Einstein

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Imagination is more important than knowledge. Albert Einstein

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

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Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school. Albert Einstein

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It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education. Albert Einstein

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Anyone who doesn't take truth seriously in small matters cannot be trusted in large ones either. Albert Einstein

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michaelj72 added Joy in looking and comprehending is Nature's most beautiful gift.

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I do not know with what weapons World War 3 will be fought, but World War 4 will be fought with sticks and stones. Albert Einstein

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Few are those who see with their own eyes and feel with their own hearts. Albert Einstein

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michaelj72 added Try not to become a man of success. Rather become a man of value.

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I have no special talent. I am only passionately curious. Albert Einstein

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Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler. Albert Einstein

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A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new. Albert Einstein

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Intellectuals solve problems; geniuses prevent them. Albert Einstein

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michaelj72 added The measure of intelligence is the ability to change.

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A hundred times every day I remind myself that my inner and outer life depend on the labors of other men, living and dead, and that I must exert myself in order to give in the same measure as I have received and am still receiving. Albert Einstein

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michaelj72 added Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is to not stop questioning.

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Education is the progressive realization of our ignorance. Albert Einstein

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Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited to all we now know and understand, while imagination embraces the entire world, and all there ever will be to know and understand. Albert Einstein

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michaelj72 added Adversity introduces a man to himself.

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

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In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity. Albert Einstein

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I never think of the future. It comes soon enough. Albert Einstein

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I think and think for months and years. Ninety-nine times, the conclusion is false. The hundredth time I am right. Albert Einstein

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A knowledge of the existence of something we cannot penetrate, of the manifestations of the profoundest reason and the most radiant beauty, which are only accessible to our reason in their most elementary forms—it is this knowledge and this emotion that constitute the truly religious attitude; in this sense, and in this alone, I am a deeply religious man. Albert Einstein

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An attempt at visualizing the Fourth Dimension: Take a point, stretch it into a line, curl it into a circle, twist it into a sphere, and punch through the sphere. Albert Einstein

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Hunger, love, pain, fear are some of those inner forces which rule the individual's instinct for self preservation. Albert Einstein

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An empty stomach is not a good political advisor. Albert Einstein

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Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life's coming attractions. Albert Einstein

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God does not play dice with the universe. Albert Einstein

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Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds. Albert Einstein

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Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one. Albert Einstein

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Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen. Albert Einstein

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The only source of knowledge is experience. Albert Einstein

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Few people are capable of expressing with equanimity opinions which differ from the prejudices of their social environment. Most people are even incapable of forming such opinions. Albert Einstein

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God is clever, but not dishonest. Albert Einstein

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A theory is the more impressive the greater is the simplicity of its premises, the more different are the kinds of things it relates and the more extended the range of its applicability. Albert Einstein

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michaelj72 added The only thing that you absolutely have to know is the location of the library.

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If we knew what we were doing it wouldn't be research. Albert Einstein

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If my theory of relativity is proven successful, Germany will claim me as a German and France will declare that I am a citizen of the world. Should my theory prove untrue, France will say that I am a German and Germany will declare that I am a Jew. Albert Einstein

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If A equals success, then the formula is A equals X plus Y and Z, with X being work, Y play, and Z keeping your mouth shut. Albert Einstein

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Creating a new theory is not like destroying an old barn and erecting a skyscraper in its place. It is rather like climbing a mountain, gaining new and wider views, discovering unexpected connections between our starting points and its rich environment. But the point from which we started out still exists and can be seen, although it appears smaller and forms a tiny part of our broad view gained by the mastery of the obstacles on our adventurous way up. Albert Einstein

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Confusion of goals and perfection of means seems, in my opinion, to characterize our age. Albert Einstein

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A photograph never grows old. You and I change, people change all through the months and years, but a photograph always remains the same. How nice to look at a photograph of mother or father taken many years ago. You see them as you remember them. But as people live on, they change completely. That is why I think a photograph can be kind. Albert Einstein

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Never memorize what you can look up in books Albert Einstein

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

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Let every man be respected as an individual and no man idolized. Albert Einstein

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Never lose a holy curiosity. Albert Einstein

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God always takes the simplest way. Albert Einstein

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Solitude is painful when one is young, but delightful when one is more mature. Albert Einstein