When a man sits with a pretty girl for an hour, it seems like a minute. But let him sit on a hot stove for a minute-and it's longer than any hour. That's relativity.
I do not believe that the Good Lord plays dice.
The gravity is the first thing which you don't think
Well-being and happiness never appeared to me as an absolute aim. I am even inclined to compare such moral aims to the ambitions of a pig.
I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination
The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.
Work is 1 inspiration plus 99 transpiration
I dont know the weapons that will used in the Third Great War, but in the Forth Great War men will kill each other with stones and wood clubs.
aasasaiasaasaHow do I work I grope.
One cannot simultaneously prevent and prepare for war.
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.
This is what the painter, the poet, the speculative philosopher, and the natural scientists do, each in his own fashion.
Try not to become a man of success but rather to become a man of value.
Strange is our situation here upon earth. Each of us comes for a short visit, not knowing why, yet sometimes seeming to divine a purpose. From the standpoint of daily life, however, there is one thing we do know that man is here for the sake of other men.
Science can only ascertain what is, but not what should be, and outside of its domain value judgments of all kinds remain necessary.
One thing I have learned in a long life that all our science, measured against reality, is primitive and childlike - and yet it is the most precious thing we have
Keep on sowing your seed, for you never know which will grow -- perhaps it all will.
If we knew what we were doing it wouldn't be research.
God is subtle but he is not malicious.
The formulation of a problem is often more essential than its solution, which may be merely a matter of mathematical or experimental skill.
You can't solve a problem on the same level you created it.
Problems cannot be solved by the same level of thinking that created them.
The only way to escape the personal corruption of praise is to go on working.
The only justifiable purpose of political institutions is to ensure the unhindered development of the individual.
aasasaiasaasaIf men as individuals surrender to the call of their elementary instincts, avoiding pain and seeking satisfaction only for their own selves, the result for them all taken together must be a state of insecurity, of fear, and of promiscuous misery.