Albert Einstein Quotes

Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler. Albert Einstein

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

The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing. Albert Einstein

A man sits with a pretty girl for an hour, it seems like a minute. He sits on a hot stove for a minute, it’s longer than any hour. That is relativity. Albert Einstein

Before God we are all equally wise – and equally foolish. Albert Einstein

I never think of the future – it comes soon enough. Albert Einstein

If we knew what we were doing, it wouldn’t be called research, would it? Albert Einstein

Imagination is more important than knowledge, for knowledge is limited while imagination embraces the entire world. Albert Einstein

In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity. Albert Einstein

It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education. Albert Einstein

Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind. Albert Einstein

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

Whoever undertakes to set himself up as a judge of Truth and Knowledge is shipwrecked by the laughter of the gods. Albert Einstein

Most people say that is it is the intellect which makes a great scientist. They are wrong: it is character. Albert Einstein

Never do anything against conscience even if the state demands it. Albert Einstein

Try not to become a man of success but rather try to become a man of value. Albert Einstein

Bureaucracy is the death of all sound work. Albert Einstein

The high destiny of the individual is to serve rather than to rule. Albert Einstein

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

Nationalism is an infantile sickness. It is the measles of the human race. Albert Einstein

Relativity applies to physics, not ethics. Albert Einstein

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

I sometimes ask myself how it came about that I was the one to develop the theory of relativity. The reason, I think, is that a normal adult never stops to think about problems of space and time. These are things which he has thought about as a child. Albert Einstein

If my theory of relativity is proven successful, Germany will claim me as a German and France will declare that I am a citizen of the world. Should my theory prove untrue, France will say that I am a German and Germany will declare that I am a Jew. Albert Einstein

When the solution is simple, God is answering. Albert Einstein

Man usually avoids attributing cleverness to somebody else unless it is an enemy. Albert Einstein

I used to go away for weeks in a state of confusion. Albert Einstein

Dancers are the athletes of God. Albert Einstein

The intellect has little to do on the road to discovery. There comes a leap in consciousness, call it intuition or what you will, and the solution comes to you and you don’t know how or why. Albert Einstein

The value of a man resides in what he gives and not in what he is capable of receiving. Albert Einstein

The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result. Albert Einstein

We shall require a substantially new manner of thinking if mankind is to survive. Albert Einstein

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

I like to think that the moon is there even if I am not looking at it. Albert Einstein

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

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

The only real valuable thing is intuition. Albert Einstein

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

Scientists investigate that which already is; engineers create that which has never been. Albert Einstein

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