##### Einstein, Albert (1879-1955)

What is this frog and mouse battle among the mathematicians?

[i.e. Brouwer vs. Hilbert]

In H. Eves Mathematical Circles Squared Boston: Prindle, Weber and Schmidt, 1972.

##### Einstein, Albert (1879-1955)

[About Newton]

Nature to him was an open book, whose letters he could read without effort.

In G. Simmons Calculus Gems, New York: McGraw Hill, 1992.

##### Einstein, Albert (1879-1955)

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.

In J. R. Newman (ed.) The World of Mathematics, New York: Simon and Schuster, 1956.

##### Einstein, Albert (1879-1955)

How can it be that mathematics, being after all a product of human thought independent of experience, is so admirably adapted to the objects of reality?

##### Einstein, Albert (1879-1955)

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

In E. T. Bell Mathematics, Queen and Servant of the Sciences. 1952.

##### Einstein, Albert (1879-1955)

God does not care about our mathematical difficulties. He integrates empirically.

##### Einstein, Albert (1879-1955)

The bitter and the sweet come from the outside, the hard from within, from one's own efforts.

##### Einstein, Albert (1879-1955)

The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and science.

##### Einstein, Albert (1879-1955)

I don't believe in mathematics.

Quoted by Carl Seelig. Albert Einstein.

##### Einstein, Albert (1879-1955)

Imagination is more important than knowledge.