The best Quotes by Albert Einstein

The best Quotes by Albert Einstein

Albert Einstein (14 March 1879 – 18 April 1955) was a German-born theoretical physicist, widely held to be one of the greatest and most influential scientists of all time. Best known for developing the theory of relativity, he also made important contributions to quantum mechanics, and was thus a central figure in the revolutionary reshaping of the scientific understanding of nature that modern physics accomplished in the first decades of the twentieth century.

Logic will get you from A to Z; imagination will get you everywhere.
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I fear the day when the technology overlaps with our humanity. The world will only have a generation of idiots.
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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.
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Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited.
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Mankind invented the atomic bomb, but no mouse would ever construct a mousetrap.
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I am thankful to all those who said NO to me. It's because of them I did it myself.
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If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or objects.
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Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding.
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I speak to everyone in the same way, whether he is the garbage man or the president of the university.
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The war is won, but the peace is not.
December 1945
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Education is what remains after one has forgotten, what one has learned in school.
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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.
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Once we accept our limits, we go beyond them.
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Small is the number of them that see with their own eyes and feel with their own hearts.
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The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.
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If a cluttered desk is a sign of a cluttered mind, of what, then, is an empty desk sign?
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The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.
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The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination.
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I never think about the future. It comes soon enough.
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Never memorize what you can look up in books.
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Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them.
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I never teach my pupils; I only attempt to provide the conditions in which they can learn.
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Science without religion is lame. Religion without science is blind.
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We can't solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them.
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Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the universe.
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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.
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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!
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The gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge.
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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.
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Out of clutter, find simplicity.
From discord, find harmony.
In the middle of difficulty, lies opportunity.
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The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.
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Anyone who has never made a mistake, has never tried anything new.
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Anyone who doesn't take truth seriously in small matters cannot be trusted in large ones either.
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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.
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The world is in greater peril from those who tolerate or encourage evil than from those who actually commit it.
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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.
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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.
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Coincidence is God's way of remaining anonymous.
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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.
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Not everything that counts can be counted, and not everything that can be counted counts.
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Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
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It is harder to crack a prejudice than an atom.
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We still do not know one thousandth of one percent of what nature has revealed to us.
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I never think of the future - it comes soon enough.
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Pure mathematics is, in its way, the poetry of logical ideas.
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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.
Interview: Rabindranath Tagore
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Intellectual growth should commence at birth and cease only at death.
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A question that sometimes drives me hazy: am I or are the others crazy?
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Since the mathematicians have invaded the theory of relativity, I do not understand it myself anymore.
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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.
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