When the solution is simple, God is answering.
You cannot solve problems with the same level of consciousness that created them.
A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.
The value of a man should be seen in what he gives and not in what he is able to receive.
Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning.
Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.
Memory is deceptive because it is colored by today’s events.
A man should look for what is, and not for what he thinks should be.
All that is valuable in human society depends upon the opportunity for development accorded the individual.
Any intelligent fool can make things bigger and more complex… It takes a touch of genius – and a lot of courage to move in the opposite direction.
Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them.
Few are those who see with their own eyes and feel with their own hearts.
Few people are capable of expressing with equanimity opinions which differ from the prejudices of their social environment. Most people are even incapable of forming such opinions.
I have no special talent. I am only passionately curious.
I never think of the future – it comes soon enough.
If you can’t explain it simply, you don’t understand it well enough.
Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life’s coming attractions.
Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere.
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 any talent for abstract, positive thinking.
Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile.
Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding.
The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.
To raise new questions, new possibilities, to regard old problems from a new angle, requires creative imagination and marks real advance in science.