Albert Einstein Quotes About Love, Education & Life

Albert Einstein (14 March 1879 – 18 April 1955) a name which always revolves in science was a  German born theoretical physicist. His theories of General relativity, Photoelectric effect, E = mc2 among many more are strong pillars of today’s modern physics. He was curious and took his imagination to new level leading to the publication of more than 300 scientific papers. To achieve greatness in our respective field we can still learn from his thoughts. These inspirational Albert Einstein quotes from his life will give more reasons to remember him.

Albert Einstein quotes

  1. “There comes a time when the mind takes a higher plane of knowledge but can never prove how it got there.”
  2. “We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.”
  3. “Human beings must have action; and they will make it if they cannot find it.”
  4. “Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school.” , Albert Einstein quotes education
  5. “Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning.”
  6. “Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.”
  7. “I think and think for months and years. Ninety-nine times, the conclusion is false. The hundredth time I am right.”
  8. “Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile.”
  9. “The most incomprehensible thing about the world is that it is comprehensible.”
  10. “The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing.” , Albert Einstein quotes curiosity
  11. “To raise new questions, new possibilities, to regard old problems from a new angle, requires creative imagination and marks real advance in science.”
  12. “Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.”
  13. “Peace cannot be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.”
  14. “Small is the number of people who see with their eyes and think with their minds.”
  15. “There are two ways to live: you can live as if nothing is a miracle; you can live as if everything is a miracle.” , Albert Einstein quotes miracle
  16. “The only source of knowledge is experience.”
  17. “Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.”
  18. “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.”
  19. “The difference between genius and stupidity is that genius has its limits.”
  20. “Information is not knowledge.”
  21. “It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.”
  22. “Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds. The mediocre mind is incapable of understanding the man who refuses to bow blindly to conventional prejudices and chooses instead to express his opinions courageously and honestly.”
  23. Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.”
  24. “Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited, whereas imagination embraces the entire world, stimulating progress, giving birth to evolution.”
  25. “Without deep reflection one knows from daily life that one exists for other people.”
  26. “Try not to become a man of success, but rather try to become a man of value.”
  27. “All that is valuable in human society depends upon the opportunity for development accorded the individual.”
  28. “No amount of experimentation can ever prove me right; a single experiment can prove me wrong.”
  29. “The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination.” , Albert Einstein quotes imagination
  30. “Truth is what stands the test of experience.”
  31. “Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.”
  32. “It’s not that I’m so smart, it’s just that I stay with problems longer.”
  33. “The only way to escape the corruptible effect of praise is to go on working.”
  34. “The monotony and solitude of a quiet life stimulates the creative mind.”
  35. “Pure mathematics is, in its way, the poetry of logical ideas.”
  36. “Few people are capable of expressing with equanimity opinions which differ from the prejudices of their social environment. Most people are even incapable of forming such opinions.”
  37. “In order to form an immaculate member of a flock of sheep one must, above all, be a sheep.”
  38. “If you can’t explain it simply, you don’t understand it well enough.”
  39. “You ask me if I keep a notebook to record my great ideas. I’ve only ever had one.”
  40. “The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.” , Albert Einstein quotes creativity
  41. “We can’t solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them.”
  42. “I never think of the future. It comes soon enough.”
  43. Albert Einstein quotes overallmotivation life is like riding
  44. “The value of a man should be seen in what he gives and not in what he is able to receive.”
  45. “Most teachers waste their time by asking questions that are intended to discover what a pupil does not know, whereas the true art of questioning is to discover what the pupil does know or is capable of knowing.”
  46. “As a human being, one has been endowed with just enough intelligence to be able to see clearly how utterly inadequate that intelligence is when confronted with what exists.”
  47. “Once we accept our limits, we go beyond them.”
  48. “I very rarely think in words at all. A thought comes, and I may try to express it in words afterwards.”
  49. “Unthinking respect for authority is the greatest enemy of truth.”
  50. “I am by heritage a Jew, by citizenship a Swiss, and by makeup a human being, and only a human being, without any special attachment to any state or national entity whatsoever.”
  51. “Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.”
  52. “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.”
  53. “All religions, arts and sciences are branches of the same tree.” , Albert Einstein quotes about science
  54. “Any intelligent fool can make things bigger and more complex… It takes a touch of genius – and a lot of courage to move in the opposite direction.”
  55. “A man should look for what is, and not for what he thinks should be.”
  56. “In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.”
  57. “A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.”
  58. “A table, a chair, a bowl of fruit and a violin; what else does a man need to be happy?” , Albert Einstein quotes happiness
  59. “A human being is part of a whole called by us the universe.”
  60. “The important thing is to not stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing.”
  61. “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.”
  62. “Nothing truly valuable arises from ambition or from a mere sense of duty; it stems rather from love and devotion towards men and towards objective things.”
  63. “A question that sometimes drives me hazy: am I or are the others crazy?”
  64. “Memory is deceptive because it is colored by today’s events.”
  65. “Whoever is careless with the truth in small matters cannot be trusted with important matters.”
  66. “Few are those who see with their own eyes and feel with their own hearts.”
  67. “Anger dwells only in the bosom of fools.”
  68. “Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving.”
  69. “Concern for man and his fate must always form the chief interest of all technical endeavors. Never forget this in the midst of your diagrams and equations.”
  70. Albert Einstein quotes overallmotivation I have no special talent
  71. “Once you stop learning, you start dying.” , Albert Einstein quotes about learning
  72. “It has become appallingly obvious that our technology has exceeded our humanity.”
  73. “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.”
  74. “It is true that my parents were worried because I began to speak fairly late, so that they even consulted a doctor. I can’t say how old I was — but surely not less than three.”
  75. “Sometimes one pays most for the things one gets for nothing.”
  76. “A man should look for what is, and not for what he thinks should be.”
  77. “Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I’m not sure about the universe.”
  78. “Most teachers waste their time by asking questions that are intended to discover what a pupil does not know, whereas the true art of questioning is to discover what the pupil does know or is capable of knowing.”
  79. “A happy man is too satisfied with the present to dwell too much on the future.”
  80. “One thing I have learned in a long life: that all our science, measured against reality, is primitive and childlike — and yet it is the most precious thing we have.”
  81. “The only way to escape the corruptible effect of praise is to go on working.”
  82. “Human knowledge and skills alone cannot lead humanity to a happy and dignified life. Humanity has every reason to place the proclaimers of high moral standards and values above the discoverers of objective truth.”
  83. “A ship is always safe at the shore, but that is not what it is built for.”
  84. “If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or things.”
  85. “Common sense is nothing more than a deposit of prejudices laid down in the mind before you reach eighteen.”
  86. “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.”
  87. “Creativity is intelligence having fun.” , Albert Einstein quotes intelligence
  88. “A clever person solves a problem. A wise person avoids it.”
  89. “Once we accept our limits, we go beyond them.”
  90. “Logic will get you from A to Z. Imagination will get you everywhere.”
  91. “Any fool can know. The point is to understand.”
  92. “I must be willing to give up what I am in order to become what I will be.”
  93. “Common sense is what tells us the earth is flat.”
  94. “The state of mind which enables a man to do work of this kind … is akin to that of the religious worshipper or the lover; the daily effort comes from no deliberate intention or program, but straight from the heart.”
  95. “The mind that opens to a new idea never returns to its original size.”
  96. “Our task must be to free ourselves by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature and it’s beauty.”
  97. “Coincidence is God’s way of remaining anonymous.” , Albert Einstein quotes coincidence
  98. “Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is to not stop questioning.”
  99. “Nature shows us only the tail of the lion. But there is no doubt in my mind that the lion belongs with it even if he cannot reveal himself to the eye all at once because of his huge dimension.”
  100. “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.”
  101. “We still do not know one thousandth of one percent of what nature has revealed to us.”
  102. “Two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I am not yet completely sure about the universe.”
  103. “Only those who attempt the absurd can achieve the impossible.”
  104. “Out of clutter, find simplicity.”
  105. “I’d rather be an optimist and a fool than a pessimist and right.”
  106. “One cannot alter a condition with the same mindset that created it in the first place.”
  107. Albert Einstein quotes imagesAlbert Einstein quotes overallmotivation you never fail
  108. “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.”
  109. “He who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead; his eyes are closed.”
  110. “Everything must be made as simple as possible. But not simpler.”
  111. “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.”
  112. “Student is not a container you have to fill but a torch you have to light up.”
  113. “If a cluttered desk is a sign of a cluttered mind, of what, then, is an empty desk a sign?”
  114. “If at first the idea is not absurd, then there is no hope for it.”
  115. “Any man who can drive safely while kissing a pretty girl is simply not giving the kiss the attention it deserves.”
  116. “Never memorize something that you can look up.”
  117. “Insanity is doing the same thing, over and over again, but expecting different results.”
  118. “The only thing that you absolutely have to know is the location of the library.”
  119. “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.”
  120. “Men marry women with the hope they will never change. Women marry men with the hope they will change. Invariably they are both disappointed.”, Albert Einstein quotes about change
  121. “Nothing happens until something moves.”
  122. “Black holes are where God divided by zero.”
  123. “Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life’s coming attractions.”
  124. “The only sure way to avoid making mistakes is to have no new ideas.”
  125. “When you trip over love, it is easy to get up. But when you fall in love, it is impossible to stand again.” , Albert Einstein quotes about love English
  126. “Intellectual growth should commence at birth and cease only at death.”
  127. “I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.”
  128. “Love is a better master than duty.” , Albert Einstein quotes about love
  129. “If you can’t explain it to a six year old, you don’t understand it yourself.”
  130. “The one who follows the crowd will usually go no further than the crowd. Those who walk alone are likely to find themselves in places no one has ever been before.”
  131. “Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding.”
  132. “Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.”
  133. “What is right is not always popular and what is popular is not always right.”
  134. “I speak to everyone in the same way, whether he is the garbage man or the president of the university.”
  135. “When the solution is simple, God is answering.”
  136. Albert Einstein quotes overallmotivation imagination is everything
  137. “Blind belief in authority is the greatest enemy of truth.”
  138. “If we knew what it was we were doing, it would not be called research, would it?”
  139. “Gravitation is not responsible for people falling in love.” Albert Einstein quotes about love life
  140. “Genius is 1% talent and 99% percent hard work.”

Interesting bonus facts about the genius that is Albert Einstein:-

  • He actually never failed in math.
  • Someway or the other he aided in development of Nuclear weapons
  • He could have been a musician especially as violinist
  • In 1952, Albert Einstein turned down an offer to become president of Israel
  • He gave his Nobel Prize money to his wife upon their divorce
  • He didn’t like to wear socks
  • His brain was once stolen by the pathologist who did his autopsy
  • As a child he had speech difficulty
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