Albert Einstein Quotes

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Looking for Albert Einstein quotes? These quotes by the famous German-born theoretical physicist will show how his intelligent mind and observations shine.

Einstein (March 14, 1879 – April 18, 1955) is best known for his theory of relativity and specifically mass–energy equivalence, E = mc2. He received the 1921 Nobel Prize in Physics "for his services to Theoretical Physics, and especially for his discovery of the law of the photoelectric effect".

In 1999, Time magazine named him the "Person of the Century". To many, the name "Einstein" has become synonymous with genius.

Enjoy these quotes that give us a glimpse into his brilliance, genius and occasional chuckles!




A man should look for what is, and not for what he thinks should be.
-- Albert Einstein

Any fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius - and a lot of courage - to move in the opposite direction.
-- Albert Einstein

Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.
-- Albert Einstein

Everyone should be respected as an individual, but no one idolized.
-- Albert Einstein

Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler.
-- Albert Einstein

Everything that can be counted does not necessarily count; everything that counts cannot necessarily be counted.
-- Albert Einstein

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

Gravitation is not responsible for people falling in love.
-- Albert Einstein

Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
-- Albert Einstein

I admit thoughts influence the body.
-- Albert Einstein

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

I never think of the future. It comes soon enough.
-- Albert Einstein

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.
-- Albert Einstein

If A is a success in life, then A equals x plus y plus z. Work is x; y is play; and z is keeping your mouth shut.
-- Albert Einstein

If we knew what it was we were doing, it would not be called research, would it?
-- Albert Einstein

If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
-- Albert Einstein

Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life's coming attractions.
-- Albert Einstein

Imagination is more important than knowledge.
-- Albert Einstein

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.
-- Albert Einstein

Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere.
-- Albert Einstein

Most people say that is it is the intellect which makes a great scientist. They are wrong: it is character.
-- Albert Einstein

No problem can be solved from the same level of consciousness that created it.
-- Albert Einstein

Once we accept our limits, we go beyond them.
-- Albert Einstein

Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile.
-- Albert Einstein

Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former.
-- Albert Einstein

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.
-- Albert Einstein

Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding.
-- Albert Einstein

Sometimes one pays most for the things one gets for nothing.
-- Albert Einstein

Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value.
-- Albert Einstein

The distinction between the past, present and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion.
-- Albert Einstein

The gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent or absorbing positive knowledge.
-- Albert Einstein

The high destiny of the individual is to serve rather than to rule.
-- Albert Einstein

The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing.
-- Albert Einstein

The monotony and solitude of a quiet life stimulates the creative mind.
-- Albert Einstein

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

The only real valuable thing is intuition.
-- Albert Einstein

The only reason for time is so that everything doesn't happen at once.
-- Albert Einstein

The pursuit of truth and beauty is a sphere of activity in which we are permitted to remain children all our lives.
-- Albert Einstein

The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.
-- Albert Einstein

The tragedy of life is what dies inside a man while he lives.
-- Albert Einstein

There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.
-- Albert Einstein

We can't solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them.
-- Albert Einstein

Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.
-- Albert Einstein

When you sit with a nice girl for two hours, it seems like two minutes. When you sit on a hot stove for two minutes, it seems like two hours that's relativity.
-- Albert Einstein

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