Quotes by Albert Einstein

Albert Einstein; 14 March 1879 – 18 April 1955) was a German-born theoretical physicist who developed the theory of relativity, one of the two pillars of modern physics.:274 His work is also known for its influence on the philosophy of science. He is best known to the general public for his mass–energy equivalence formula E = mc, which has been dubbed "the world's most famous equation".

Quotes by Albert Einstein

I fear the day when the technology overlaps with our humanity. The world will only have a generation of idiots.

Foolishness, Technology, GenerationsAlbert Einstein
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Logic will get you from A to Z; imagination will get you everywhere.

Reason, ImaginationAlbert Einstein
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If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales. If you want them to be more intelligent, read them more fairy tales.

Children & Childhood, FairytalesAlbert Einstein
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Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited.

Knowledge, Imagination, Criminal MindsAlbert Einstein
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I am thankful to all those who said NO to me. It's because of them I did it myself.

Ambition, Character, Self-ConfidenceAlbert Einstein
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If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or objects.

Ambition, ObjectivesAlbert Einstein
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Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding.

Understanding, Peace, ToleranceAlbert Einstein
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I speak to everyone in the same way, whether he is the garbage man or the president of the university.

ToleranceAlbert Einstein
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Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.

Genius, Self-Confidence, FischAlbert Einstein
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The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.

Learning, EducationAlbert Einstein
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Education is what remains after one has forgotten, what one has learned in school.

Education, SchoolAlbert Einstein
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If a cluttered desk is a sign of a cluttered mind, of what, then, is an empty desk sign?

Spirit, OrderAlbert Einstein
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The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination.

Imagination, IntelligenceAlbert Einstein
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Small is the number of them that see with their own eyes and feel with their own hearts.

Heart, Self-Deception, Self-Confidence, SeeingAlbert Einstein in The World As I See It
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I never think about the future. It comes soon enough.

FutureAlbert Einstein
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Once we accept our limits, we go beyond them.

MotivationAlbert Einstein
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The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.

Genius, FoolishnessAlbert Einstein
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I never teach my pupils; I only attempt to provide the conditions in which they can learn.

Learning, Education, SchoolAlbert Einstein
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Science without religion is lame. Religion without science is blind.

Religion, ScienceAlbert Einstein
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Never memorize what you can look up in books.

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

Thinking, Problems & Crisis, InnovationAlbert Einstein
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There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is.

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

ImaginationAlbert Einstein
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Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them.

Genius, Problems & Crisis, IntelligenceAlbert Einstein
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Out of clutter, find simplicity.
From discord, find harmony.
In the middle of difficulty, lies opportunity.

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

CreativityAlbert Einstein
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Anyone who has never made a mistake, has never tried anything new.

Failures & MistakesAlbert Einstein
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Anyone who doesn't take truth seriously in small matters cannot be trusted in large ones either.

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

Universe & Space, Humanity, FoolishnessAlbert Einstein
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I do not know how the Third World War will be fought, but I can tell you what they will use in the Fourth - rocks!

War, Gun-Control, Nuclear EnergyAlbert Einstein
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When a man sits with a pretty girl for an hour, it seems like a minute. But let him sit on a hot stove for a minute and it's longer than any hour. That's relativity.

Love, WomenAlbert Einstein
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The most beautiful experience we can have is the mysterious. It is the fundamental emotion that stands at the cradle of true art and true science. Whoever does not know it and can no longer wonder, no longer marvel, is as good as dead, and his eyes are dimmed.

Art, ScienceAlbert Einstein in The World As I See It
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If I were not a physicist, I would probably be a musician. I often think in music. I live my daydreams in music. I see my life in terms of music.

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

Nuclear EnergyAlbert Einstein
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The world is in greater peril from those who tolerate or encourage evil than from those who actually commit it.

Good & EvilAlbert Einstein
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Why is it nobody understands me and everybody likes me?

Understanding, Intelligence, PopularityAlbert Einstein
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If A is success in life, then A=x+y+z. Work is x, play is y and z is keeping your mouth shut.

Work & Carreer, SuccessAlbert Einstein
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We still do not know one thousandth of one percent of what nature has revealed to us.

Nature & Environment, ScienceAlbert Einstein
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I never think of the future - it comes soon enough.

FutureAlbert Einstein
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Coincidence is God's way of remaining anonymous.

ChanceAlbert Einstein
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Pure mathematics is, in its way, the poetry of logical ideas.

MathematicsAlbert Einstein
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I believe that whatever we do or live for has its causality; it is good, however, that we cannot see through to it.

Life, MeaningAlbert Einstein, Interview: Rabindranath Tagore
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Intellectual growth should commence at birth and cease only at death.

Learning, Education, IntelligenceAlbert Einstein
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A question that sometimes drives me hazy: am I or are the others crazy?

Albert Einstein
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Since the mathematicians have invaded the theory of relativity, I do not understand it myself anymore.

Mathematics, ScienceAlbert Einstein
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Taken on the whole, I would believe that Gandhi's views were the most enlightened of all the political men in our time. We should strive to do things in his spirit... not to use violence in fighting for our cause, but by non-participation in what we believe is evil.

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

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

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

Mind & ApprehensionAlbert Einstein
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It is harder to crack a prejudice than an atom.

Albert Einstein
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