Albert Einstein Quotes : 57 Inspirational Thoughts From Genius Scientist  

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Albert Einstein was the German born theoretical physicist. He has been known for his significant contribution in physics especially for “Theory of Relativity” and explanation of “Photoelectric Effect”. Albert Einstein mass energy equivalence became one of the most popular equation of all time – E= mc2. In 1921, he won Nobel Prize in Physics for his paper on Photoelectric effect, which was significant step in the growth of Quantum Theory.

Albert Einstein, the genius scientists of all time faced lot of difficulties in his early age. He was not able to speak until the age of 3, bad at remembering Phone numbers, names and dates and Teachers did not consider him as bright student and refused to recommend him for any job. Later he took a job as patent clerk in a Swiss office, where he started his revolutionary work in physics.

Albert Einstein published more than 300 scientific papers which laid the foundation of Modern Physics. Due to his intellectual level and discoveries the word “Einstein” considered as synonym of Genius.  In 1999, TIME magazine named him Person of the Century. If you want to read more about him you can refer his book -“Autobiographical Notes“. I have collected some of the best Albert Einstein quotes to take a look inside his brilliant mind.

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Albert Einstein Quotes : 57 Inspirational Thoughts From Genius Scientist

1. “Imagination is more important than knowledge”

~Albert Einstein 

2. “Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds”

~Albert Einstein 

3. “The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing”

~Albert Einstein 

4. “Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new”

~Albert Einstein 

5. “There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle”

~Albert Einstein 

6. “Try not to become a man of success, but rather try to become a man of value”

~Albert Einstein 

7. “If you can’t explain it to a six year old, you don’t understand it yourself”

~Albert Einstein 

8. “If A is success in life, then A = x + y + z. Work is x, play is y and z is keeping your mouth shut”

~Albert Einstein 

9. “You never fail until you stop trying”

~Albert Einstein 

10. “The value of a college education is not the learning of many facts but the training of the mind to think”

~Albert Einstein 

11. “Subtle is the Lord, but malicious he is not”

~Albert Einstein 

12. “A clever person solves a problem. A wise person avoids it”

~Albert Einstein 

13. “A happy man is too satisfied with the present to dwell too much on the future”

~Albert Einstein 

14. “If I were not a physicist, I would probably be a musician”

~Albert Einstein 

15. “Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind”

~Albert Einstein 

16. “When you are courting a nice girl an hour seems like a second. When you sit on a red-hot cinder a second seems like an hour. That’s relativity”

~Albert Einstein 

17. “Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character”

~Albert Einstein 

18. “A true genius admits that he or she knows nothing”

~Albert Einstein 

19. “When the solution is simple, God is answering”

~Albert Einstein 

20. “Never memorize something that you can look up”

~Albert Einstein 

21. “Anger dwells only in the bosom of fools”

~Albert Einstein 

22. “I believe that whatever we do or live for has its causality; it is good, however, that we cannot see through to it”

~Albert Einstein 

23. “Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving”

~Albert Einstein 

24. “What I am really interested in is knowing whether God could have created the world in a different way”

~Albert Einstein 

25. “Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile”

~Albert Einstein 

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

~Albert Einstein 

27. “Why is it nobody understands me and everybody likes me?”

~Albert Einstein 

28. “A ship is always safe at the shore – but that is not what it is built for”

~Albert Einstein 

29. “Two things are infinite: The universe and human stupidity; and I’m not sure about the universe”

~Albert Einstein 

30. “All of science is nothing more than the refinement of everyday thinking”

~Albert Einstein 

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

~Albert Einstein 

32. “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”

~Albert Einstein 

33. “To dwell on the things that depress or anger us does not help in overcoming them. One must knock them down alone”

~Albert Einstein 

34. “The only way to escape the corruptible effect of praise is to go on working”

~Albert Einstein 

35. “A human being is a part of the whole, called by us “Universe”, a part limited in time and space”

~Albert Einstein 

36. “Setting an example is not the main means of influencing others, it is the only means”

~Albert Einstein 

37. “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”

~Albert Einstein 

38. “If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or objects”

~Albert Einstein 

39. “Past is dead- Future is uncertain. Present is all you have, So eat, drink and live merry”

~Albert Einstein 

40. “The most beautiful and deepest experience a man can have is the sense of the mysterious. It is the underlying principle of religion as well as all serious endeavor in art and science. He who never had this experience seems to me, if not dead, then at least blind”

~Albert Einstein 

41. “Everything is determined, the beginning as well as the end, by forces over which we have no control. It is determined for the insect, as well as for the star. Human beings, vegetables, or cosmic dust, we all dance to a mysterious tune, intoned in the distance by an invisible piper”

~Albert Einstein 

42. “On Mahatma Gandhi – “Generations to come, it may well be, will scarce believe that such a man as this one ever in flesh and blood walked upon this Earth”

~Albert Einstein 

43. “Peace cannot be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding”

~Albert Einstein 

44. “I never think of the future. It comes soon enough”

~Albert Einstein 

45. “I believe that a simple and unassuming manner of life is best for everyone, best both for the body and the mind”

~Albert Einstein 

46. “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 

47. “Force always attracts men of low morality”

~Albert Einstein 

48. “Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler”

~Albert Einstein 

49. “I live in that solitude which is painful in youth, but delicious in the years of maturity”

~Albert Einstein 

50. “Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it”

~Albert Einstein 

51. “The best way to cheer yourself is to cheer somebody else up”

~Albert Einstein 

52. “We all know that light travels faster than sound. That’s why certain people appear bright until you hear them speak”

~Albert Einstein 

53. “I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious”

~Albert Einstein 

54. “A man’s value to the community depends primarily on how far his feelings, thoughts, and actions are directed towards promoting the good of his fellows”

~Albert Einstein 

55. “Pure mathematics is in its way the poetry of logical ideas”

~Albert Einstein 

56. “The example of great and pure characters is the only thing that can produce fine ideas and noble deeds”

~Albert Einstein 

57. “Whoever is careless with the truth in small matters cannot be trusted with important matters”

~Albert Einstein 

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Let me know in comments, Which of the  above  Albert Einstein quotes you like the most ?

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Neeraj Kaple

Neeraj Kaple is a software engineer based in Mumbai. He writes articles which motivates/inspire people to achieve their goals. He also writes about software's, blogging tools, internet marketing and how-to guides on his another Blog Techmazic.com.

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