"Everyone should be respected as an individual, but no one idolized."
"An individual who breaks a law that conscience tells him is unjust, and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment in order to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the highest respect for the law."Albert Einstein on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Let every man be respected as an individual and no man idolized."Albert Einstein on Albert Einstein
"Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery."Albert Einstein on Malcolm X
"If once you forfeit the confidence of your fellow-citizens, you can never regain their respect and esteem."Albert Einstein on Abraham Lincoln
"I'm not concerned with your liking or disliking me... All I ask is that you respect me as a human being."Albert Einstein on Jackie Robinson
"Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen."
"Reading, after a certain age, diverts the mind too much from its creative pursuits. Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking."
"Confusion of goals and perfection of means seems, in my opinion, to characterize our age."
"Perfection of means and confusion of ends seem to characterize our age."
"It is strange to be known so universally and yet to be so lonely."