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Albert Einstein Quotes

14.03.1879 to 18.04.1955
philosopher, physicist, scientist

Jewish, German-born physicist


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Deeply religious nonbeliever
Letter to Hans Muehsam, March 30, 1954
During a mathematics lecture
Quoted in J. E. Littlewood, A Mathematician's Miscellany, 1953
Einstein on common sense
Quoted in E. T. Bell Mathematics, Queen and Servant of the Sciences. 1952.
Einstein on God
Inscribed in Fine Hall, Princeton University
God and mathematical difficulties
Quoted in L. Infeld Quest, 1942
God plays dice
The Life and Times
Life is a like riding a bicycle
Letter to his son Eduard, 5 February 1930
Quoted in Carl Seelig, Albert Einstein
Never memorize
Quoted in Recording the Experience, 10 June 2004
On quantum mechanics
London Observer, April 5, 1964
Pure mathematics
New York Times, May 5, 1935
Religious nonbeliever
letter to Hans Muehsam (March 30, 1954)
Science and religion
Ideas and Opinions (1954)
Science is a wonderful thing
Letter to a California student E. Holzapfel, March 1951
Simple but not simpler
Reader's Digest. Oct. 1977
The search for truth
The American Mathematical Monthly
The truth of a theory
Quoted in H. Eves Mathematical Circles Squared (Boston 1972)
The world needs heroes
Quoted in H. Eves Return to Mathematical Circles (Boston 1988)
Theory of relativity
Quoted in P. A. Schilpp, Albert Einstein, Philosopher-Scientist (Evanston 1949)

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