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Albert Einstein

Albert Einstein
The most incomprehensible thing about the world is that it is comprehensible.
My religion consists of a humble admiration of the illimitable superior spirit who reveals himself in the slight details we are able to perceive with our frail and feeble mind.
The further the spiritual evolution of mankind advances, the more certain it seems to me that the path to genuine religiosity does not lie through the fear of life, and the fear of death, and blind faith, but through striving after rational knowledge.
Great spirits have always found violent opposition from mediocrities. The latter cannot understand it when a man does not thoughtlessly submit to hereditary prejudices but honestly and courageously uses his intelligence.
The tyranny of the ignoramuses is insurmountable and assured for all time.
It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
In theory, theory and practice are the same. In practice, they're different.
Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the life-long attempt to acquire it.
Our task must be to widen our circle of compassion, to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature in its beauty.
What I admire in Columbus is not his having discovered a world, but his having gone to search for it on the faith of his own opinion.
You can move through life seeing nothing as a miracle, or seeing everything as a miracle.
Laws alone can not secure freedom of expression; in order that every man present his views without penalty there must be spirit of tolerance in the entire population.
Not everything that counts can be counted, and not everything that can be counted counts.
True religion is real living; living with all one's soul, with all one's goodness and righteousness.
Great spirits have always found violent opposition from mediocre minds. The latter cannot understand it when a man does not thoughtlessly submit to hereditary prejudices but honestly and courageously uses his intelligence and fulfills the duty to express the results of his thoughts in clear form.`
He to whom this emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead: his eyes are closed.
The most important human endeavor is striving for morality in our actions. Our inner balance and even our very existence depend on it. Only morality in our actions can give beauty and dignity to our lives.
Relativity applies to physics, not ethics.
Let every man be respected as an individual and no man idolized.