"It is not so for art in appreciation because art is concerned with human behavior. And science is concerned with the behavior of metal or energy. It depends on what the fashion is. Now today it's energy. It's the same soul behind it. The same soul, you see."
"Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former."Josef Albers on Albert Einstein
"Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men."Josef Albers on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Science investigates religion interprets. Science gives man knowledge which is power religion gives man wisdom which is control."Josef Albers on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"No amount of experimentation can ever prove me right a single experiment can prove me wrong."Josef Albers on Albert Einstein
"Bad times have a scientific value. These are occasions a good learner would not miss."Josef Albers on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"Abstraction is real, probably more real than nature."
"Ah, the creative process is the same secret in science as it is in art. They are all the same absolutely."
"It was my family that wanted me to be a teacher. That was safe, you see. To be a painter was terrible."