The 60 best quotes from Albert Einstein ...


Albert Einstein was a theoretical physicist and among the most profound thinkers of the 20th century.

1-Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning.

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

3-Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.

4-Try not to become a man of success, but rather try to become a man of value.

5-Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school.

6-The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination.

7-Joy in looking and comprehending is nature's most beautiful gift.

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

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

10-Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.

11-I have no special talent. I am only passionately curious.

12-It has become appallingly obvious that our technology has exceeded our humanity.

13-A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.

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

15-The only source of knowledge is experience.

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

17-The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.

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

19-Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.

20-Pure mathematics is, in its way, the poetry of logical ideas.

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

22-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.

23-Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.

24-The hardest thing to understand in the world is the income tax.

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

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

27-When you are courting a nice girl an hour seems like a second. When you sit on a red-hot cinder a second seems like an hour. That's relativity.

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

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

30-Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.

31-To raise new questions, new possibilities, to regard old problems from a new angle, requires creative imagination and marks real advance in science.

32-I live in that solitude which is painful in youth, but delicious in the years of maturity.

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

34-Once we accept our limits, we go beyond them.

35-Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.

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

37-The value of a man should be seen in what he gives and not in what he is able to receive.

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

39-When the solution is simple, God is answering.

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

41-Memory is deceptive because it is colored by today's events.

42-Coincidence is God's way of remaining anonymous.

43-There are two ways to live: you can live as if nothing is a miracle; you can live as if everything is a miracle.

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

45-Only one who devotes himself to a cause with his whole strength and soul can be a true master. For this reason mastery demands all of a person.

46-Technological progress is like an axe in the hands of a pathological criminal.

47-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.

48-I never think of the future - it comes soon enough.

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

50-An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.

51-You can't blame gravity for falling in love.

52-Science is a wonderful thing if one does not have to earn one's living at it.

53-I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination.

54-A question that sometimes drives me hazy: am I or are the others crazy?

55-If the facts don't fit the theory, change the facts.

56-Before God we are all equally wise - and equally foolish.

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

58-As far as I'm concerned, I prefer silent vice to ostentatious virtue.

59-It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education.

60-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.


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