Favorite Albert Einstein Cartoons and Quotes - An Engineer's Aspect


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Wednesday, September 2, 2009

Favorite Albert Einstein Cartoons and Quotes

"Try not to become a man of success, but rather try to become a man of value."

"Setting an example is not the main means of influencing others; it is the only means."

"Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new."

"If A equals success, then the formula is: A=X+Y+Z. X is work. Y is play. Z is keep your mouth shut."

"Not everything that counts can be counted, and not everything that can be counted counts."

"Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better."

"True art is characterized by an irresistible urge in the creative artist."

"There are two ways to live your life - one is as though nothing is a miracle, the other is as though everything is a miracle."

"It's not that I`m so smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer."

"A man's ethical behavior should be based effectually on sympathy, education, and social ties and needs; no religious basis is necessary. Man would indeed be in a poor way if he had to be restrained by fear of punishment and hope of reward after death."

"Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds."

"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."

"Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler."

"We can't solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them."

"Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving."

"I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world."

"Intellectuals solve problems; geniuses prevent them."

"Peace cannot be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding."

"I never think of the future. It comes soon enough."

"The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing. One cannot help but be in awe when he contemplates the mysteries of eternity, of life, of the marvelous structure of reality. It is enough if one tries merely to comprehend a little of this mystery every day."

"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."