Friday, May 30, 2008

Famous Proverbs

One of life’s greatest mysteries is how the boy who wasn’t good enough to marry your daughter can be the father of the smartest grandchild in the world.
Jewish Proverb

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.
Albert Einstein

Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving.
Albert Einstein

When his wife asked him to change clothes to meet the German Ambassador, he said “If they want to see me, here I am. If they want to see my clothes, open my closet and show them my suits.”
Albert Einstein

Intellectuals solve problems; geniuses prevent them.
Albert Einstein

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

I don’t want to become immortal through my work. I want to become immortal through not dying
Woody Allen

I’m not afraid of dying - I just don’t want to be there when it happens!
Woody Allen

Imagination is more important than knowledge.
Sign hanging in Einstein’s office at Princeton.

Not everything that counts can be counted, and not everything that can be counted counts.
Albert Einstein

We can’t solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them
Albert Einstein

Education is what remains after one has forgotten everything you learned in school
Albert Einstein

Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I’m not sure about the universe.
Albert Einstein

2 Comments:

Anonymous said...

the qoutation about education being what is left after all that you learned at school is taken was originally by charles dickens not my hero einstein

Anonymous said...

Wasn't Twain's education quote something more along the lines of "I don't let schooling get in the way of my education." I believe the Einstein quote here is correct.

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