Quotes by Albert Einstein

Albert Einstein

We cannot despair of humanity, since we ourselves are human beings.

Albert Einstein
What is inconceivable about the universe is that it is at all conceivable.
Albert Einstein

The greatest knowledge a person can possess is the address of the local library.

Albert Einstein
In two weeks the sheeplike masses of any country can be worked up by the newspapers into such a state of excited fury that men are prepared to put on uniforms and kill and be killed, for the sake of the sordid ends of a few interested parties. Compulsory military service seems to me the most disgraceful symptom of that deficiency in personal dignity from which civilized mankind is suffering today.
Albert Einstein

Concern for man himself and his fate must always form the chief interest of all technical endeavors, concern for the great unsolved problems of the organization of labor and the distribution of goods-in order that the creations of our mind shall be a blessing and not a curse to mankind. Never forget this in the midst of your diagrams and equations.

Albert Einstein
One should not pursue goals that are easily achieved. One must develop an instinct for what one can just barely achieve through one’s greatest efforts.
Albert Einstein

Good acts are like good poems. One may easily get their drift, but they are not rationally understood.

Albert Einstein
The content of scientific theory itself offers no moral foundation for the personal conduct of life.
Albert Einstein

Student is not a container you have to fill but a torch you have to light up.

Albert Einstein
For scientific endeavor is a natural whole the parts of which mutually support one another in a way which, to be sure, no one can anticipate.