Aphorisms by author: Albert Einstein

The entire value of the society depends on what opportunities it provides for individual development.
By theme : Society
While it is true that an inherently free and scrupulous person may be destroyed, such an individual can never be enslaved or used as a blind tool.
By theme : Liberty Men
Gravitation is not responsible for people falling in love.
By theme : Science Wit Love
We know nothing at all. All our knowledge is but the knowledge of schoolchildren. The real nature of things we shall never know.
By theme : Knowledge Nature Science
Example isn`t another way to teach, it is the only way to teach.
By theme : Education
Information is not knowledge.
By theme : Knowledge Science
Small is the number of people who see with their eyes and think with their minds.
By theme : Science
Love is a better teacher than duty.
By theme : Love
Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.
By theme : Behavior Science Thought
Politics is more difficult than physics.
By theme : Politics Science
The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.
By theme : Creativity
All religions, arts and sciences are branches of the same tree.
By theme : Art Philosophy Religion Science
I do not believe in the immortality of the individual and I consider ethics to be an exclusively human concern with no superhuman authority.
By theme : Morality Religion
If the facts don`t fit the theory, change the facts.
By theme : Science Wit
Theory is when we know everything but nothing works. Praxis is when everything works but we do not know why. We always end up by combining theory with praxis: nothing works and we do not know why.
By theme : Humor Science Wit
He who joyfully marches to music in rank and file has already earned my contempt. He has been given a large brain by mistake, since for him the spinal cord would fully suffice.
By theme : Behavior Society
The hardest thing in the world to understand is the income tax.
By theme : Humor Wit
Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere.
By theme : Reason Thought
It is the theory that decides what we can observe.
By theme : Science
I am neither especially clever nor especially gifted. I am only very, very curious.
By theme : Character Person
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