Quotes by Albert Einstein

As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain, and as far as they are certain, they do not refer to reality.


Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.


Everything should be as simple as it is, but not simpler.


Everything that can be counted does not necessarily count; everything that counts cannot necessarily be counted.


God always takes the simplest way.


God does not play dice with the Universe.


Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.


He who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead; his eyes are closed.


I cannot imagine a God who rewards and punishes the objects of his creation and is but a reflection of human frailty.


If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed.