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Albert Einstein Quotes: Albert Einstein (14 March 1879 – 18 April 1955) was a German theoretical physicist of 20th century. He gave the theory of general relativity and special relativity. Albert Einstein has awarded with Nobel Prize in 1921. Following are popular Albert Einstein quotes. We’ve compiled a list of the top-100 Einstein quotes and sayings on work, life, optimism, science and more.

Famous Albert Einstein Quotes

  • 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.
  • 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 mind.
  • To raise new questions, new possibilities, to regard old problems from a new angle, requires creative imagination and marks real advance in science.
  • The world is a dangerous place to live; not because of the people who are evil, but because of the people who don’t do anything about it.
  • The woman who follows the crowd will usually go no further than the crowd. The woman who walks alone is likely to find herself in places no one has ever been before.
  • We dance for laughter, we dance for tears, we dance for madness, we dance for fears, we dance for hopes, we dance for screams, we are the dancers, we create the dreams.
  • I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.
  • I am by heritage a Jew, by citizenship a Swiss, and by makeup a human being, and only a human being, without any special attachment to any state or national entity whatsoever.
  • Our task must be to free ourselves by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature and its beauty.
  • To raise new questions, new possibilities, to regard old problems from a new angle, requires creative imagination and marks real advance in science.
  • A human being is a part of the whole called by us universe, a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feeling as something separated from the rest, a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires and to affection for a few persons nearest to us. Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature in its beauty.
  • It would be possible to describe everything scientifically, but it would make no sense; it would be without meaning, as if you described a Beethoven symphony as a variation of wave pressure.
  • On the mysterious: It is the fundamental emotion which stands at the cradle of true art and true science. He who knows it not and can no longer wonder, no longer feel amazement, is as good as dead, a snuffed-out candle.
  • The only thing I did was this: in long intervals I have expressed an opinion on public issues whenever they appeared to me so bad and unfortunate that silence would have made me feel guilty of complicity.
  • Measured objectively, what a man can wrest from Truth by passionate striving is utterly infinitesimal. But the striving frees us from the bonds of the self and makes us comrades of those who are the best and the greatest.
  • As for the search for truth, I know from my own painful searching, with its many blind alleys, how hard it is to take a reliable step, be it ever so small, towards the understanding of that which is truly important.
  • It would be possible to describe everything scientifically, but it would make no sense; it would be without meaning, as if you described a Beethoven symphony as a variation of wave pressure.
  • A person who is religiously enlightened appears to me to be one who has, to the best of his ability, liberated himself from the fetters of his selfish desires and is preoccupied with thoughts, feelings, and aspirations to which he clings because of their superpersonal value.
  • The really valuable thing in the pageant of human life seems to me not the State but the creative, sentient individual, the personality; it alone creates the noble and the sublime, while the herd as such remains dull in thought and full in feeling.
  • There is a race between mankind and the universe. Mankind is trying to build bigger, better, faster, and more foolproof machines. The universe is trying to build bigger, better, and faster fools. So far the universe is winning.
  • After receiving a distinction from Chicago Decalogue Society: How unfortunate a state must a community find itself if it cannot produce a more suitable candidate upon whom to confer such a distinction?
  • As for the words of warm praise addressed to me, I shall carefully refrain from disputing them. For who still believes that there is such a thing as genuine modesty? I should run the risk of being taken for just an old hypocrite.
  • What a strange thing must be a girl’s soul! Do you really believe that you could find permanent happiness through others, even if this be the one and only beloved man? I know this sort of animal personally, from my own experience as I am one of them myself. Not too much should be expected from them, this I know quite exactly. Today we are sullen, tomorrow high-spirited, after tomorrow cold, then again irritated and half-sick of life. And so it goes.
  • The wireless telegraph is not difficult to understand. The ordinary telegraph is like a very long cat. You pull the tail in New York, and it meows in Los Angeles. The wireless is the same, only without the cat.
  • Put your hand on a hot stove for a minute, and it seems like an hour. Sit with a pretty girl for an hour, and it seems like a minute. That’s relativity.
  • One had to cram all this stuff into one’s mind for the examinations, whether one liked it or not. This coercion had such a deterring effect on me that, after I had passed the final examination, I found the consideration of any scientific problems distasteful to me for an entire year.

Short Inspirational Einstein Quotes

  • Genius is 1% talent and 99% hard work…
  • I must be willing to give up what I am in order to become what I will be.
  • I’d rather be an optimist and a fool than a pessimist and right.
  • In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.
  • Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile.
  • A table, a chair, a bowl of fruit and a violin; what else does a man need to be happy?
  • Nothing happens until something moves.
  • Only those who attempt the absurd can achieve the impossible.
  • Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.
  • Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.
  • Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school.
  • The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination.
  • I have no special talent. I am only passionately curious.
  • Try not to become a man of success, but rather try to become a man of value.
  • Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.
  • It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.
  • Love is a better master than duty.
  • Blind belief in authority is the greatest enemy of truth.
  • I never made one of my discoveries through the process of rational thinking.
  • Once we accept our limits, we go beyond them.
  • I’d rather be an optimist and a fool than a pessimist and right.
  • Nothing happens until something moves.
  • If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or things.
  • God is subtle but he is not malicious.
  • The idle man does not know what it is to enjoy rest.

 

Albert Einstein Quotes With Images

Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life’s coming attractions.

I must be willing to give up what I am in order to become what I will be.

It’s not that I’m so smart, it’s just that I stay with problems longer.

I believe that a simple and unassuming manner of life is best for everyone, best both for the body and the mind.

The gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge.

He who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe is as good as dead; his eyes are closed.

Everything should be made as simple as possible.

Few are those who see with their own eyes and feel with their own hearts.

All religions, arts and sciences are branches of the same tree.

Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile.

It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.

As far as I’m concerned, I prefer silent vice to ostentatious virtue.

If you can’t explain it simply, you don’t understand it well enough.

Mankind invented the atomic bomb, but no mouse would ever construct a mousetrap.

Man usually avoids attributing cleverness to somebody else, unless it is an enemy.

Whoever is careless with the truth in small matters cannot be trusted with important matters.

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I soon learned to scent out what was able to lead to fundamentals and to turn aside from everything else, from the multitude of things that clutter up the mind.

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A new idea comes suddenly and in a rather intuitive way, but intuition is nothing but the outcome of earlier intellectual experience.

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Anyone who doesn’t take truth seriously in small matters cannot be trusted in large ones either.

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Education is what remains after one has forgotten everything he learned in school.

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The fear of death is the most unjustified of all fears, for there’s no risk of accident for someone who’s dead.

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There comes a time when the mind takes a higher plane of knowledge but can never prove how it got there.

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We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.

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I think and think for months and years. Ninety-nine times, the conclusion is false. The hundredth time I am right.

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Never give up on what you really want to do. The person with big dreams is more powerful than the one with all the facts.

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