Best Albert Einstein Quotes

This Albert Einstein Quotes Collection features words of wisdom in our Quick Glance format. You’ll find his thoughts on life, education, imagination, love and more below. Enjoy!

Inspirational Albert Einstein Quotes to Ponder

I am convinced that God does not play dice.

Imagination is more important than knowledge.

I want to know God’s thoughts; the rest are details.

God is subtle but he is not malicious.

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

God may be subtle, but he isn’t plain mean.

True religion is real living; living with all one’s soul, with all one’s goodness and righteousness.

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.

God always takes the simplest way.

God does not care about our mathematical difficulties. He integrates empirically.

On Imagination

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

The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and all science. He to whom this emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead: his eyes are closed.

The only real valuable thing is intuition.

A person starts to live when he can live outside himself.

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

I have no particular talent. I am merely inquisitive.

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

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

Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.

The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.

I have never looked upon ease and happiness as ends in themselves – such an ethical basis I call more proper for a herd of swine.

Any intelligent 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.

The eternal mystery of the world is its comprehensibility.

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

About Life

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

Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.

Without deep reflection, one knows from daily life that one exists for other people.

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

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.

My life is a simple thing that would interest no one.

It is a known fact that I was born and that is all that is necessary.

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

If I had my life to live over again, I’d be a plumber.

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.

On Living

A table, a chair, a bowl of fruit and a violin; what else does a man need to be happy.

The devil has put a penalty on all the things we enjoy in life. Either we suffer in health or we suffer in soul or we get fat.

Once we accept our limits, we go beyond them.

Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.

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

About Education

Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I’m not sure about the universe.

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

Love is a better teacher than duty.

Intellectual growth should commence at birth and cease only at death.

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

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

Small is the number of people who see with their eyes and think with their minds.

We should take care not to make the intellect our god; it has, of course, powerful muscles, but no personality.

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

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

Teaching should be such that what is offered is perceived as a valuable gift and not as a hard duty.

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

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In order to form an immaculate member of a flock of sheep one must, above all, be a sheep.

Two things inspire me to awe — the starry heavens above and the moral universe within.

An empty stomach is not a good political adviser. The monotony and solitude of a quiet life stimulate the creative mind.

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

The environment is everything that isn’t me.
Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them.

Not everything that counts can be counted, and not everything that can be counted, counts.

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.

Gravitation is not responsible for people falling in love.

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

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.

Einstein’s Insights

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

A weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.

I never think of the future. It comes soon enough.

Sometimes one pays most for the things one gets for nothing.

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

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

Technological progress is like an ax in the hands of a pathological criminal.

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Do not worry about your difficulties in mathematics. I can assure you mine are still greater.

Equations are more important to me because politics is for the present, but an equation is something for eternity.

Whoever undertakes to set himself up as judge in the field of truth and knowledge is shipwrecked by the laughter of the Gods.

I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.

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

If you are out to describe the truth, leave elegance to the tailor.

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

— Mike O’Halloran

Mike is an author and founder of Sports Feel Good Stories.

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