Quotes from Albert Einstein

Quotes from Albert Einstein

I have no special talent. I am only passionately curious.

If you can’t explain it simply, you don’t understand it well enough.

If we knew what it was we were doing, it would not be called research, would it?

I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.

A man should look for what is, and not for what he thinks should be.

A perfection of means, and confusion of aims, seems to be our main problem.

A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.

Anger dwells only in the bosom of fools.

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.

Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.

Information is not knowledge.

I am convinced that He (God) does not play dice.

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

Intellectual growth should commence at birth and cease only at death.

Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them.

Isn’t it strange that I who have written only unpopular books should be such a popular fellow?

It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education.

It is strange to be known so universally and yet to be so lonely.

It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.

It’s not that I’m so smart, it’s just that I stay with problems longer.

It should be possible to explain the laws of physics to a barmaid

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

Let every man be respected as an individual and no man idolized.

Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere.

Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.

Love is a better teacher than duty.

Make everything as simple as possible, but not simpler.

Memory is deceptive because it is colored by today’s events.

Most of the fundamental ideas of science are essentially simple, and may, as a rule, be expressed in a language comprehensible to everyone.

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

No amount of experimentation can ever prove me right; a single experiment can prove me wrong.

No problem can be solved from the same level of consciousness that created it.

Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.

Nothing is more destructive of respect for the government and the law of the land than passing laws which cannot be enforced.

Once we accept our limits, we go beyond them.

Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I’m not sure about the former.

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

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

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

The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.

The hardest thing to understand in the world is the income tax.

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