When I examined myself and my methods of thought, I came to the conclusion that the gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge.

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I cannot believe that God plays dice with the cosmos.

Observer, 1954

Gravitation cannot be held responsible for people falling in love.


Perfection of means and confusion of ends seem to characterize our age.

I have deep faith that the principle of the universe will be beautiful and simple.

Too many of us look upon Americans as dollar chasers. This is a cruel libel, even if it is reiterated thoughtlessly by the Americans themselves.