“I want to know God’s thoughts; the rest are details.”

“God does not play dice with the universe.”

“Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.”

“The more I study science, the more I believe in God.”

“My religion consists of a humble admiration of the illimitable superior spirit who reveals himself in the slight details we are able to perceive with our frail and feeble minds.”

“I want to know how God created this world. I am not interested in this or that phenomenon, in the spectrum of this or that element. I want to know His thoughts, the rest are details.”

“The deeper one penetrates into nature’s secrets, the greater becomes one’s respect for God.”

“A knowledge of the existence of something we cannot penetrate, our perceptions of the profoundest reason and the most radiant beauty, which only in their most primitive forms are accessible to our minds: it is this knowledge and this emotion that constitute true religiosity.”

“The most beautiful experience we can have is the mysterious. It is the fundamental emotion that stands at the cradle of true art and true science.”

“I cannot conceive of a personal God who would directly influence the actions of individuals or would directly sit in judgment on creatures of his own creation.”

“The divine reveals itself in the physical world.” UNEXPECTED PERSON QUOTES

“Science can only be comprehended as wisdom, which is manifested in the universe, and I consider this wisdom personified in God.”

“Every scientist becomes a philosopher once he steps outside his laboratory.”

“Science is the attempt to make the chaotic diversity of our sense-impressions correspond to a logically uniform system of thought.”

“The pursuit of truth and beauty is a sphere of activity in which we are all permitted to remain children all our lives.”

“The religious feeling engendered by experiencing the logical comprehensibility of profound interrelationships is of a somewhat different sort from the feeling that one usually calls religious.”

“I maintain that the cosmic religious feeling is the strongest and noblest motive for scientific research.”

“The grand aim of all science is to cover the greatest number of empirical facts by logical deduction from the smallest number of hypotheses or axioms.”

“The intuitive grasp of the reality of life behind the veil of appearance, the mystic’s recognition of a lawfulness in nature, or the basics of scientific thinking – all these different forms of knowledge are interwoven in the religious experience.”

“The further the spiritual evolution of mankind advances, the more certain it seems to me that the path to genuine religiousness does not lie through the fear of life and the fear of death and blind faith, but through striving after rational knowledge.”

“Only the individual can think, and thereby create new values for society, nay, even set up new moral standards to which the life of the community conforms.”