The secret of creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.
It would be a sad situation if the wrapper were better than the meat wrapped inside it.
Albert professed not to know a personal god, yet he had a lot to say:
True religion is real living; living with all one's soul, with all one's goodness and righteousness.
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.
Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.
God does not play dice with the universe.
When the solution is simple, God is answering.
I want to know God's thoughts. . .the rest are details.
We should take care not to make the intellect our god; it has, of course, powerful muscles, but no personality. 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.
Gravity cannot be held responsible for people falling in love.
Put your hand on a hot stove for a minute, and it seems like an hour. Sit with a pretty girl for an hour, and it seems like a minute. THAT'S relativity.
No, this trick won't work...How on earth are you ever going to explain in terms of chemistry and physics so important a biological phenomenon as first love?
Education is what remains after one has forgotten everything he learned in school.
The release of atom power has changed everything except our way of thinking...the solution to this problem lies in the heart of mankind. If only I had known, I should have become a watchmaker.
Once you can accept the universe as matter expanding into nothing that is something, wearing stripes with plaid comes easy.
A person starts to live when he can live outside himself.
I never think of the future. It comes soon enough.
Sometimes one pays most for the things one gets for nothing.
Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.
Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler.
Science is a wonderful thing if one does not have to earn one's living at it.
The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.
The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.
The hardest thing in the world to understand is the income tax.
Few are those who see with their own eyes and feel with their own hearts.
Do not worry about your problems with mathematics, I assure you mine are far greater.
I have no particular talent. I am merely inquisitive.
It's not that I'm so smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer .
If I had my life to live over again, I'd be a plumber.
My life is a simple thing that would interest no one. It is a known fact that I was born and that is all that is necessary.
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 my talent for absorbing positive knowledge.
Pure logical thinking cannot yield us any knowledge of the empirical world. All knowledge of reality starts from experience and ends in it.
The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and science.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
Time and space are modes by which we think and not conditions in which we live.