Everybody is a
>>> But if you judge a fish by its ability to
climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it it stupid.
There are only two ways to
live your life.
One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is
Put your future in good hands –
A perfection of means, and confusion of aims, seems to be our main
There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing
is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.
Try not to become a
man of success but rather to become
a man of
Only a life
lived for others is a life worthwhile.
Without deep reflection one knows from daily life that one exists
for other people.
is a better teacher than duty.
Everything that can be counted does not necessarily count;
everything that counts cannot necessarily be counted.
attitude becomes weakness of
The most important human endeavor is the 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
The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but
Life is like riding a
bicycle. To keep your
balance you must keep moving.
A table, a chair, a bowl of fruit and a violin; what else does a man
Our task must be to free ourselves by widening our circle of
compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature
and its beauty.
If you are out to describe the truth, leave elegance to the tailor.
Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls
into lazy habits of thinking.
We have to
do the best we can. This is our
sacred human responsibility.
Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to
climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is
The Three Rules of Work: (1)
Out of clutter find
From discord find harmony; (3) In the middle of difficulty lies
Concern for man and his fate must always form the chief interest of all
technical endeavors. Never forget this in the midst of your diagrams and
We don't need to
think more, we need to
The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is
the source of all true art and all science.
When I examine myself and my methods of thought, I come to the
conclusion that the gift of fantasy has meant more to me than any
talent for abstract,
Look deep into nature, and you will
understand everything better.
Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The
most important thing is to not stop
Unthinking respect for authority is the greatest enemy of truth.
If a cluttered desk is a sign of a cluttered mind, of what, then, is
an empty desk a sign?
If we knew what it was we were doing, it would not be called
research, would it?
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
Knowledge is limited.
Logic will get you from A to B.
Imagination will take you
I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination.
There is no logical way to the
discovery of these elemental laws. There is only the way of
intuition, which is helped by a feeling for the order lying
behind the appearance.
To raise new questions, new possibilities, to regard old problems
from a new angle, requires creative imagination and marks real
advance in science.
If at first the idea is not absurd, then there is no hope for it.
One should never impose one's views on a
one should rather study it, and in time a
solution will reveal
The significant problems that we face
solved at the same level of thinking we were at when we
It's not that I'm so
smart, it's just that I stay with problems
When the solution is
simple, God is
Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler.
Innovation is not the
product of logical thought, although the result is tied to
Anyone who has never
mistake has never tried anything new.
Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.
True art is characterized by an irresistible urge in the creative
The monotony and solitude of a quiet life stimulates the creative
It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative
expression and knowledge.
God does not play dice.
When you are courting a nice girl an hour seems like a second. When
you sit on a red-hot cinder a second seems like an hour. That's
If A is a success in life, then A equals X plus Y plus Z. Work is X;
Y is play; and Z is keeping your mouth shut.
The secret to
creativity is knowing how to
hide your sources.
Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has
learned in school.
The only thing that interferes with my
learning is my education.
I never think of the future. It comes soon enough.
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age
The difference between stupidity and
genius is that genius has its
Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm
not sure about the the universe.
I don't know, I don't care, and it doesn't make any difference!
Gravitation can not be held responsible for people falling in
Women marry men hoping they will change. Men marry women hoping they
will not. So each is inevitably disappointed.
The hardest thing to understand in the world is the income tax.
I want to know God's thoughts... the rest are details.