Albert Einstein Quotes

German-born theoretical physicist

Nature rarely surrenders one of her magnificent secrets.
– Albert Einstein

The ordinary objects of human endeavour – property, outward success, luxury – have always seemed to me contemptible.
– Albert Einstein

One must shy away from questionable undertakings, even when they bear a high-sounding name.
– 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

People love chopping wood. In this activity one immediately sees results.
– 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

I, an old man, greet you Japanese school children from afar and hope that your generation may some day put mine to shame.
– Albert Einstein

Why does this magnificent applied science which saves work and makes life easier bring us so little happiness? The simple answer runs: Because we have not yet learned to make sensible use of it.
– Albert Einstein

He who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead; his eyes are closed.
– Albert Einstein

A happy man is too satisfied with the present to dwell too much on the future.
– Albert Einstein

I don’t need to know everything, I just need to know where to find it, when I need it.
– Albert Einstein

Do not grow old, no matter how long you live. Never cease to stand like curious children before the Great Mystery into which we were born.
– Albert Einstein

Never memorize what you can look up in a book.
– Albert Einstein

Never underestimate your own ignorance.
– Albert Einstein

Nationalism is an infantile disease. It is the measles of mankind.
– Albert Einstein

If there is no price to be paid, it is also not of value.
– Albert Einstein

I want to be cremated so people won’t come to worship at my bones.
– Albert Einstein

There is a driving force more powerful than steam, electricity and nuclear power: the will.
– Albert Einstein

If I had only one hour to save the world, I would spend fifty-five minutes defining the problem, and only five minutes finding the solution.
– Albert Einstein

Never regard study as a duty, but as the enviable opportunity to learn.
– Albert Einstein

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

Knowledge and ego are directly related. the less knowledge, the greater the ego.
– Albert Einstein

Be kind to people who are different from you.
– Albert Einstein

I must be willing to give up what I am in order to become what I will be.
– Albert Einstein

Genius is making complex ideas simple, not making simple ideas complex.
– Albert Einstein

Any fool can know. The point is to understand.
– Albert Einstein

Creativity is seeing what others see and thinking what no one else has ever thought.
– Albert Einstein

Learning is the beginning of wealth. Searching and learning is where the miracle process all begins. The great breakthrough in your life comes when you realize it that you can learn anything you need to learn to accomplish any goal that you set for yourself. This means there are no limits on what you can be, have or do.
– Albert Einstein

Experience is knowledge. All the rest is information.
– Albert Einstein

Three great forces rule the world: stupidity, fear and greed.
– Albert Einstein

Thinking is hard work; that’s why so few do it.
– Albert Einstein

Mankind invented the atomic bomb, but no mouse would ever construct a mousetrap.
– Albert Einstein

The more I study science, the more I believe in God.
– Albert Einstein

Be a voice not an echo.
– Albert Einstein

Adversity introduces a man to himself.
– Albert Einstein

Persistence is the most powerful force on earth, it can move mountains.
– Albert Einstein

Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning.
– Albert Einstein

The mind that opens to a new idea never returns to its original size.
– Albert Einstein

The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination.
– Albert Einstein

Failure is success in progress.
– Albert Einstein

Women always worry about things that men forget; men always worry about things women remember.
– Albert Einstein

Intelligence is not the ability to store information, but to know where to find it.
– Albert Einstein

Success comes from curiosity, concentration, perseverance and self criticism.
– Albert Einstein

There is no vaccine against stupidity.
– Albert Einstein

Everything that exists in your life, does so because of two things: something you did or something you didn’t do.
– Albert Einstein

Don’t listen to the person who has the answers; listen to the person who has the questions.
– Albert Einstein

The only thing more dangerous than ignorance is arrogance.
– Albert Einstein

We are slowed down sound and light waves, a walking bundle of frequencies tuned into the cosmos. We are souls dressed up in sacred biochemical garments and our bodies are the instruments through which our souls play their music.
– Albert Einstein

God did not create evil. Just as darkness is the absence of light, evil is the absence of God.
– Albert Einstein

The height of stupidity is most clearly demonstrated by the individual who ridicules something he knows nothing about.
– Albert Einstein

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