Albert Einstein Quotes

Albert Einstein (1879-1955). Nobel Prize-winning (1921) German-born scientist who developed the general theory of relativity. His name is synonymous with genius.

Albert Einstein on the Effects of Examinations

One had to cram all this stuff into one’s mind for the examinations, whether one liked it or not. This coercion had such a deterring effect on me that, after I had passed the final examination, I found the consideration of any scientific problems distasteful to me for an entire year. Albert Einstein


Einstein on the Unknown

The difference between what the most and the least learned people know is inexpressibly trivial in relation to that which is unknown. Albert Einstein

Einstein on Example

Setting an example is not the main means of influencing another, it is the only means. Albert Einstein

Einstein on Academic Freedom

By academic freedom I understand the right to search for truth and to publish and teach what one holds to be true. This right implies also a duty: one must not conceal any part of what one has recognized to be true. It is evident that any restriction. Albert Einstein

Einstein on Fantasy

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