Albert+pipeIf you can’t explain it to a six year old, you don’t understand it yourself.
 Albert Einstein

















Albert Einstein visits Hopi House at the Grand Canyon, 1931.
Photo by El Tovar Studios
Museum of New Mexico Photo Archives

Albert Einstein visits Hopi House at the Grand Canyon, 1931.
Photo by El Tovar Studios
Museum of New Mexico Photo Archives

Albert Einstein with Rabindranath TagoreAlbert Einstein and Rabindranath Tagore

 Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school.

Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.



When you are courting a nice girl an hour seems like a second. When you sit on a red-hot cinder a second seems like an hour. That's relativity.

Any man who can drive safely while kissing a  girl is simply not giving the kiss the attention it deserves.

When you trip over love, it is easy to get up. But when you fall in love, it is impossible to stand again.

Black holes are where God divided by zero.

It is not that I'm so smart. But I stay with the questions much longer.

Men marry women with the hope they will never change. Women marry men with the hope they will change. Invariably they are both disappointed.

The woman who follows the crowd will usually go no further than the crowd. The woman who walks alone is likely to find herself in places no one has ever been before.

I'd rather be an optimist and a fool than a pessimist and right.

We all know that light travels faster than sound. That's why certain people appear bright until you hear them speak.

I never made one of my discoveries through the process of rational thinking.

You cannot simultaneously prevent and prepare for war.

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“Student: Dr. Einstein, Aren't these the same questions as last year's [physics] final exam?
 Dr. Einstein: Yes; but this year the answers are different.”

Once you can accept the universe as matter expanding into nothing that is something, wearing stripes with plaid comes easy.

 The hardest thing in the world to understand is the income tax.

If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales. If you want them to be more intelligent, read them more fairy tales.

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