Albert Einstein Quotes - Page 3
One strength of the communist system of the East is that it has some of the character of a religion and inspires the emotions of a religion.
Occurrences in this domain are beyond the reach of exact prediction because of the variety of factors in operation, not because of any lack of order in nature.
Nothing is more destructive of respect for the government and the law of the land than passing laws which cannot be enforced.
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.
Most people say that it is the intellect which makes a great scientist. They are wrong: it is character.
Most of the fundamental ideas of science are essentially simple, and may, as a rule, be expressed in a language comprehensible to everyone.
It stands to the everlasting credit of science that by acting on the human mind it has overcome man's insecurity before himself and before nature.
It gives me great pleasure indeed to see the stubbornness of an incorrigible nonconformist warmly acclaimed.
If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed.
I think and think for months and years. Ninety-nine times, the conclusion is false. The hundredth time I am right.
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
I do not believe that civilization will be wiped out in a war fought with the atomic bomb. Perhaps two-thirds of the people of the earth will be killed.
I believe that a simple and unassuming manner of life is best for everyone, best both for the body and the mind.
I am not only a pacifist but a militant pacifist. I am willing to fight for peace. Nothing will end war unless the people themselves refuse to go to war.