You can’t solve a problem on the same level you created it.
The question hat drives me hazy: Am I or the others crazy?
If you can’t explain it simply, you don’t understand it well enough
Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile.
A man should look for what is, and not for what he thinks should be.
It should be possible to explain the laws of physics to a barmaid.
Only a life in the service of others is worth living.
Things should be made as simple as possible, but not any simpler.
Two things inspire me to awe — the starry heavens above and the moral universe within.
Since I do not foresee that atomic energy is to be a great boon for a long time, I have to say that for the present it is a menace. Perhaps it is well that it should be. It many intimidate the human race into bringing order into it’s international af
A person experiences life as something separated from the rest – a kind of optical delusion of consciousness. Our task must be to free ourselves from this self-imposed prison, and through compassion, to find the reality of Oneness.
One cannot simultaneously prevent and prepare for war.
I want to know God’s thoughts… the rest are details
The pioneers of a warless world are the [youth] who refuse military service.
To know is nothing at all; to imagine is everything.
A human being is part of the whole, called by us ‘universe,’ a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feelings, as something separate from the rest — a kind of optical delusion of consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires...
Never do anything against conscience even if the state demands it.
Ego=1/Knowledge” More the knowledge lesser the ego, lesser the knowledge more the ego.
But science can only be created by those who are thoroughly imbued with the aspiration toward truth and understanding. This source of feeling, however, springs from the sphere of religion. To this there also belongs the faith in the possibility that the regulations valid for the world of existence are rational, that is, comprehensible to...
The search for truth is more precious than its possession.
Bear in mind that the wonderful things you learn in your schools are the work of many generations. All this is put in your hands as your inheritance in order that you may receive it, honor it, add to it, and one day faithfully hand it on to your children.
Reality is merely an illusion, although a very persistent one