Albert Einstein Quotes On Authority, Law, Politics

Albert Einstein Quotes on authority - politics - law

Dive into Einstein’s Views On Politics And Authority: German-American physicist, Albert Einstein’s activities and pursuits in America related not only to science but also to political and social issues. He was a peace activist, a firm advocate of world federalism and world law. He was in favor of socialism, especially in his later life, detailing his economic views in a 1949 essay titled “Why Socialism?”. Einstein’s political views were of public interest through the middle of the 20th century due to his fame and involvement in political, humanitarian and academic projects around the world. Below is a compilation of some of Einstein’s Quotes on Authority, Law, Politics.

Einstein’s Quotes on Authority, Law, Politics

“Nationalism is an infantile thing. It is the measles of mankind.” ― Albert Einstein

“An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.” ― Albert Einstein

“It is harder to crack prejudice than an atom.” ― Albert Einstein

“You cannot simultaneously prevent and prepare for war.” ― Albert Einstein

“Few people are capable of expressing with equanimity opinions which differ from the prejudices of their social environment. Most people are incapable of forming such opinions.” ― Albert Einstein

“I believe that Gandhi’s views were the most enlightened of all the political men in our time. We should strive to do things in his spirit: not to use violence in fighting for our cause, but by non-participation in anything you believe is evil.” ― Albert Einstein

“Those who have the privilege to know have the duty to act.” ― Albert Einstein

“In politics not only are leaders lacking, but the independence of spent and the sense of justice of the citizen have to a great extent declined.” ― Albert Einstein

“The restriction of knowledge to an elite group destroys the spirit of society and leads to its intellectual impoverishment.” ― Albert Einstein

“My political ideal is democracy. Let every man be respected as an individual and no man idolized.” ― Albert Einstein

“To punish me for my contempt for authority, fate made me an authority myself.” ― Albert Einstein

“Older men start wars, but younger men fight them. ” ― Albert Einstein

“Unthinking respect for authority is the greatest enemy of truth.” ― Albert Einstein

“It is my conviction that killing under the cloak of war is nothing but an act of murder.” ― Albert Einstein

“The world will not be destroyed by those who do evil, but by those who watch them without doing anything.” ― Albert Einstein

“The strength of the Constitution lies entirely in the determination of each citizen to defend it. Only if every single citizen feels duty bound to do his share in this defense are the constitutional rights secure.” ― Albert Einstein

Albert Einstein Quotes On Authority, Law, Politics