Albert Einstein

Albert Einstein Quotes and Sayings

Albert Einstein US (German-born) physicist (1879 - 1955)

As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain; and as far as they are certain, they do not refer to reality. ~Albert Einstein

Before God we are all equally wise - and equally foolish. ~Albert Einstein

If I had only known, I would have been a locksmith. ~Albert Einstein

It is the theory that decides what we can observe. ~Albert Einstein

It is, in fact, nothing short of a miracle that the modern methods of instruction have not yet entirely strangled the holy curiosity of inquiry. ~Albert Einstein

To punish me for my contempt for authority, fate made me an authority myself. ~Albert Einstein

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. ~Albert Einstein

The most incomprehensible thing about the world is that it is at all comprehensible. ~Albert Einstein

It is the duty of every citizen according to his best capacities to give validity to his convictions in political affairs. ~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 important thing is not to stop questioning. ~Albert Einstein

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

We believe that an informed citizenry will act for life and not for death. ~Albert Einstein

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

Imagination is more important than knowledge. ~Albert Einstein

The individual must not merely wait and criticize, he must defend the cause the best he can. The fate of the world will be such as the world deserves. ~Albert Einstein

In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity. ~Albert Einstein

You cannot simultaneously prevent and prepare for war. ~Albert Einstein

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

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. ~Albert Einstein

Try not to become a man of success but rather to become a man of value. ~Albert Einstein

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

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

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

Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not one bit simpler. ~Albert Einstein

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

Imagination is more important than knowledge... ~Albert Einstein

The point is to develop the childlike inclination for play and the childlike desire for recognition and to guide the child over to important fields for society. Such a school demands from the teacher that he be a kind of artist in his province. ~Albert Einstein

Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character. ~Albert Einstein

Great spirits have always found violent opposition from mediocrities. The latter cannot understand it when a man does not thoughtlessly submit to hereditary prejudices but honestly and courageously uses his intelligence. ~Albert Einstein

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

When I examine myself and my methods of thought, I come to the conclusion that the gift of fantasy has meant more to me than any talent for abstract, positive thinking. ~Albert Einstein

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

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

It is only to the individual that a soul is given. ~Albert Einstein

Never regard study as a duty, but as the enviable opportunity to learn to know the liberating influence of beauty in the realm of the spirit for your own personal joy and to the profit of the community to which your later work belongs. ~Albert Einstein

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

The release of atomic energy has not created a new problem. It has merely made more urgent the necessity of solving an existing one. ~Albert Einstein

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

Everything that is really great and inspiring is created by the individual who can labor in freedom. ~Albert Einstein