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Einstein Art Quotes - (103 quotes)

Albert Einstein - From the Activity category:

The legs are the wheels of creativity. (Albert Einstein)

Albert Einstein - From the Artists category:

I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. (Albert Einstein)

Albert Einstein - From the Artists category:

After a certain high level of technical skill is achieved, science and art tend to coalesce in esthetics, plasticity, and form. The greatest scientists are artists as well. (Albert Einstein)

Albert Einstein - From the Attitude category:

Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character. (Albert Einstein)

Albert Einstein - From the Belief category:

It is better to believe than to disbelieve; in so doing, you bring everything to the realm of possibility. (Albert Einstein)

Albert Einstein - From the Books category:

Reading, after a certain age, diverts the mind too much from its creative pursuits. Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking. (Albert Einstein)

Albert Einstein - From the Books category:

What I have to say about this book can be found inside the book. (Albert Einstein)

Albert Einstein - From the Change category:

Nothing changes until something moves. (Albert Einstein)

Albert Einstein - From the Collaboration category:

That's my mathematician who examines problems which I put before him and checks their validity. You see, I am not myself a good mathematician. (Albert Einstein)

Albert Einstein - From the Comprehension category:

The eternal mystery of the world is its comprehensibility... The fact that it is comprehensible is a miracle. (Albert Einstein)

Albert Einstein - From the Comprehension category:

The most incomprehensible thing about the universe is that it is all comprehensible. (Albert Einstein)

Albert Einstein - From the Creativity category:

The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources. (Albert Einstein)

Albert Einstein - From the Creativity category:

Creativity is the residue of time wasted. (Albert Einstein)

Albert Einstein - From the Criticism category:

-to Jacob Epstein, sculptor doing his bust after one hundred Nazi professors had condemned his theory of relativity in a book...
Were I wrong, one professor would have been enough. (Albert Einstein)

Albert Einstein - From the Critics category:

Whoever undertakes to set himself up as a judge of Truth and Knowledge is shipwrecked by the laughter of the gods. (Albert Einstein)

Albert Einstein - From the Curiosity category:

I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious. (Albert Einstein)

Albert Einstein - From the Curiosity category:

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. (Albert Einstein)

Albert Einstein - From the Desire category:

One of the strongest motives that lead men to art and science is escape from everyday life with its painful crudity and hopeless dreariness, from the fetters of one's own ever-shifting desires. (Albert Einstein)

Albert Einstein - From the Difficulty category:

In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity. (Albert Einstein)

Albert Einstein - From the Eccentricity category:

When I was young I found out that the big toe always ends up making a hole in a sock. So I stopped wearing socks. (Albert Einstein)

Albert Einstein - From the Education category:

It is nothing short of a miracle that the modern methods of education have not yet entirely strangled the holy curiosity of inquiry... It is a very grave mistake to think that the enjoyment of seeing and searching can be promoted by means of coercion and a sense of duty. (Albert Einstein)

Albert Einstein - From the Education category:

All that is valuable in human society depends upon the opportunity for development accorded the individual. (Albert Einstein)

Albert Einstein - From the Education category:

The value of an education in a liberal arts college is not the learning of many facts, but the training of the mind to think of something that cannot be learned from textbooks. (Albert Einstein)

Albert Einstein - From the Effort category:

A hundred times every day I remind myself that my inner and outer life depends on the labors of other men, living and dead, and that I must exert myself in order to give in the measure as I have received and am still receiving. (Albert Einstein)

Albert Einstein - From the Emotion category:

The emotional state that leads to achievements resembles that of a worshipper or the lover. (Albert Einstein)

Albert Einstein - From the Experience category:

Conceptions without experience are void; experience without conceptions is blind. (Albert Einstein)

Albert Einstein - From the Experiments category:

A theory can be proven by experiment; but no path leads from experiment to the birth of a theory. (Albert Einstein)

Albert Einstein - From the Fame category:

With fame I become more and more stupid, which of course is a very common phenomenon. (Albert Einstein)

Albert Einstein - From the Fame category:

It is strange to be known so universally and yet to be so lonely. (Albert Einstein)

Albert Einstein - From the Fantasy category:

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. (Albert Einstein)

Albert Einstein - From the Fantasy category:

The gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge. (Albert Einstein)

Albert Einstein - From the Freedom category:

All religions, arts and sciences are branches of the same tree. All these aspirations are directed toward ennobling man's life, lifting it from the sphere of mere physical existence and leading the individual towards freedom. (Albert Einstein)

Albert Einstein - From the Freedom category:

Everything that is really great and inspiring is created by the individual who can labor in freedom. (Albert Einstein)

Albert Einstein - From the Future category:

I never think of the future – it comes soon enough. (Albert Einstein)

Albert Einstein - From the Genius category:

It's not that I'm so smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer. (Albert Einstein)

Albert Einstein - From the Genius category:

-Picasso at the Lapin Agile 1993...
Genius is when an idea and the execution of that idea are simultaneous. (Albert Einstein)

Albert Einstein - From the Goals category:

One should not pursue goals that are easily achieved. One must develop an instinct for what one can just barely achieve through one's greatest efforts. (Albert Einstein)

Albert Einstein - From the Greatness category:

Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds. (Albert Einstein)

Albert Einstein - From the Growth category:

Intellectual growth should commence at birth and cease only at death. (Albert Einstein)

Albert Einstein - From the Habit category:

Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. (Albert Einstein)

Albert Einstein - From the Harmony category:

In art, and in the higher ranges of science, there is a feeling of harmony which underlies all endeavor. There is no true greatness in art or science without that sense of harmony. (Albert Einstein)

Albert Einstein - From the Humanity category:

A human being is a part of a whole, called by us 'universe,' a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feelings as something separated from the rest - a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires and to affection for a few persons nearest to us. Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature in its beauty. (Albert Einstein)

Albert Einstein - From the Ideas category:

It is always delightful when a great and beautiful idea proves to be consonant with reality. (Albert Einstein)

Albert Einstein - From the Ideas category:

I know quite certainly that I myself have no special gift. Curiosity, obsession and dogged endurance, combined with self-critique, have brought me my ideas. (Albert Einstein)

Albert Einstein - From the Ideas category:

If at first the idea is not absurd, then there is no hope for it. (Albert Einstein)

Albert Einstein - From the Imagination category:

Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world. (Albert Einstein)

Albert Einstein - From the Immortality category:

I do not believe in the immortality of the individual, and I consider ethics to be an exclusively human concern without any superhuman authority behind it. (Albert Einstein)

Albert Einstein - From the Innocence category:

The pursuit of truth and beauty is a sphere of activity in which we are permitted to remain children all our lives. (Albert Einstein)

Albert Einstein - From the Innovation category:

Innovation is not the product of logical thought, although the result is tied to logical structure. (Albert Einstein)

Albert Einstein - From the Intellect category:

Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former. (Albert Einstein)

Albert Einstein - From the Intellect category:

We should take care not to make the intellect our god; it has, of course, powerful muscles, but no personality. (Albert Einstein)

Albert Einstein - From the Intuition category:

I believe in intuition and inspiration... At times I feel certain I am right while not knowing the reason. (Albert Einstein)

Albert Einstein - From the Intuition category:

The intuitive mind is a sacred gift and the rational mind is a faithful servant. We have created a society that honors the servant and has forgotten the gift. (Albert Einstein)

Albert Einstein - From the Invention category:

Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. (Albert Einstein)

Albert Einstein - From the Light category:

The ideals which have lighted my way, and time after time have given me new courage to face life cheerfully, have been kindness, beauty and truth. (Albert Einstein)

Albert Einstein - From the Limitations category:

The difference between genius and stupidity is genius has its limits. (Albert Einstein)

Albert Einstein - From the Masters category:

Pablo Casals is a very great artist. What I admire is the firm stand he has taken not only against the oppressors of his countrymen, but also against those opportunists who are always ready to compromise with the Devil. He perceives clearly that the world is in greater peril from those who tolerate or encourage evil than from those who actually commit it. (Albert Einstein)

Albert Einstein - From the Memory category:

One of Einstein's colleagues asked him for his telephone number one day. Einstein reached for a telephone directory and looked it up. 'You don't remember your own number?' the man asked, startled. 'No,' Einstein answered. 'Why should I memorize something I can so easily get from a book?' (Albert Einstein)

Albert Einstein - From the Miracles category:

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. (Albert Einstein)

Albert Einstein - From the Mistakes category:

Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new. (Albert Einstein)

Albert Einstein - From the Morality category:

A man's ethical behavior should be based effectually on sympathy, education, and social ties; 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. (Albert Einstein)

Albert Einstein - From the Mysteries category:

The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and all sciences. (Albert Einstein)

Albert Einstein - From the Mysteries category:

The ways of creation are wrapt in mystery. We may only marvel, and bow our head. (Albert Einstein)

Albert Einstein - From the Nature category:

Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better. (Albert Einstein)

Albert Einstein - From the Opportunity category:

All that is valuable in human society depends upon the opportunity for development accorded the individual. (Albert Einstein)

Albert Einstein - From the Opposites category:

Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius and a lot of courage to move in the opposite direction. (Albert Einstein)

Albert Einstein - From the Pathfinders category:

No path leads from a knowledge of that which is to that which should be. (Albert Einstein)

Albert Einstein - From the Peace category:

The monotony of a quiet life stimulates the creative mind. (Albert Einstein)

Albert Einstein - From the Play category:

To stimulate creativity, one must develop the childlike inclination for play and the childlike desire for recognition. (Albert Einstein)

Albert Einstein - From the Play category:

Combinatory play seems to be the essential feature in productive thought. (Albert Einstein)

Albert Einstein - From the Pleasure category:

It gives me great pleasure indeed to see the stubbornness of an incorrigible nonconformist warmly acclaimed. (Albert Einstein)

Albert Einstein - From the Problems category:

The significant problems we face cannot be solved at the same level of thinking we were at when we created them. (Albert Einstein)

Albert Einstein - From the Problems category:

You can never solve a problem on the level on which it was created. (Albert Einstein)

Albert Einstein - From the Questions category:

The important thing is never to stop questioning. (Albert Einstein)

Albert Einstein - From the Questions category:

One day during his tenure as a professor, Albert Einstein was visited by a student. 'The questions on this year's exam are the same as last year's!' the young man exclaimed. 'Yes,' Einstein answered, "but this year all the answers are different.' (Albert Einstein)

Albert Einstein - From the Reality category:

Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one. (Albert Einstein)

Albert Einstein - From the Religion category:

God is subtle but he is not malicious. (Albert Einstein)

Albert Einstein - From the Religion category:

To know that what is impenetrable to us really exists... this knowledge, this feeling, is the centre of true religiousness. (Albert Einstein)

Albert Einstein - From the Religion category:

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. (Albert Einstein)

Albert Einstein - From the Religion category:

I want to know how God created this world. I am not interested in this or that phenomenon, in the spectrum of this or that element. I want to know His thoughts; the rest are details. (Albert Einstein)

Albert Einstein - From the Religion category:

How can cosmic religious feeling be communicated from one person to another if it can give rise to no definite notion of a God and no theology? In my view, it is the most important function of art and science to awaken this feeling and keep it alive in those who are receptive to it. (Albert Einstein)

Albert Einstein - From the Religion category:

I believe in Spinoza's god, who reveals himself in the orderly harmony of all that exists, not in the god who concerns himself with the fates and actions of human beings. (Albert Einstein)

Albert Einstein - From the Research category:

Play is the highest form of research. (Albert Einstein)

Albert Einstein - From the Senses category:

Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen. (Albert Einstein)

Albert Einstein - From the Silence category:

As far as I'm concerned, I prefer silent vice to ostentatious virtue. (Albert Einstein)

Albert Einstein - From the Simplicity category:

Out of clutter, find simplicity. (Albert Einstein)

Albert Einstein - From the Simplicity category:

Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not one bit simpler. (Albert Einstein)

Albert Einstein - From the Solitude category:

I live in that solitude which is painful in youth, but delicious in the years of maturity. (Albert Einstein)

Albert Einstein - From the Struggle category:

The daily struggle does not arise from a purpose or a program, but from an immediate need. (Albert Einstein)

Albert Einstein - From the Success category:

Try not to become a man of success but a man of value. (Albert Einstein)

Albert Einstein - From the Symphony category:

It would be possible to describe everything scientifically, but it would make no sense; it would be without meaning, as if you described a Beethoven symphony as a variation of wave pressure. (Albert Einstein)

Albert Einstein - From the Teaching category:

It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge. (Albert Einstein)

Albert Einstein - From the Theory category:

A theory is more impressive the greater the simplicity of its premises, the more different kinds of things it relates, and the more extended its area of applicability. (Albert Einstein)

Albert Einstein - From the Thought category:

Have the courage to take your own thoughts seriously, for they will shape you. (Albert Einstein)

Albert Einstein - From the Thought category:

Thought is the organizing factor in man, intersected between the causal primary instincts and the resulting actions. (Albert Einstein)

Albert Einstein - From the Thought category:

A great thought begins by seeing something differently, with a shift of the mind's eye. (Albert Einstein)

Albert Einstein - From the Truth category:

If you are out to describe the truth, leave elegance to the tailor. (Albert Einstein)

Albert Einstein - From the Understanding category:

Please explain the problem to me slowly, as I do not understand things quickly. (Albert Einstein)

Albert Einstein - From the Universe category:

God doesn't play dice with the universe. (Albert Einstein)

Albert Einstein - From the Universe category:

Once you can accept the universe as being something expanding into an infinite Nothing which is something, wearing stripes with plaid is easy. (Albert Einstein)

Albert Einstein - From the Wonder category:

He who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead: his eyes are closed. (Albert Einstein)

Albert Einstein - From the Words category:

Creativity is one of those hypnotic words which are prone to cast a spell upon our understanding and dissolve our thinking into haze. (Albert Einstein)

Albert Einstein - From the Worth category:

Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted. (Albert Einstein)



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