25 Quotes That Take You Inside Albert Einstein’s Revolutionary Mind

Inside Albert Einstein

March 7th, 2018   |   Updated on March 18th, 2020

Inside Albert Einstein

1. “I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.”-Albert Einstein


2. “If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales. If you want them to be more intelligent, read them more fairy tales.”-Albert Einstein


3. “Logic will get you from A to Z; imagination will get you everywhere.”-Albert Einstein


4. “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


5. “If we knew what it was we were doing, it would not be called research, would it?”-Albert Einstein


6. “I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.”-Albert Einstein


7. “Try not to become a man of success. Rather become a man of value.”-Albert Einstein


8. “A human being is a part of the whole called by us universe, a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feeling as something separated from the rest, a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires and to affection for a few persons nearest to us. Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature in its beauty.”-Albert Einstein


9. “The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existence. One cannot help but be in awe when he contemplates the mysteries of eternity, of life, of the marvelous structure of reality. It is enough if one tries merely to comprehend a little of this mystery each day.”Old Man’s Advice to Youth: ‘Never Lose a Holy Curiosity.'” LIFE Magazine (2 May 1955) p. 64”-Albert Einstein


10. “Once you can accept the universe as matter expanding into nothing that is something, wearing stripes with plaid comes easy.”-Albert Einstein


11. “The world as we have created it is a process of our thinking. It cannot be changed without changing our thinking.”-Albert Einstein

12. “I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.”-Albert Einstein


13. “You never fail until you stop trying.”-Albert Einstein


14. “The most beautiful experience we can have is the mysterious. It is the fundamental emotion that stands at the cradle of true art and true science.”-Albert Einstein


15. “Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.”-Albert Einstein


16. “Gravitation is not responsible for people falling in love.”-Albert Einstein


17. “The measure of intelligence is the ability to change.”-Albert Einstein


18. “Creativity is intelligence having fun.”-Albert Einstein


19. “The world is a dangerous place to live, not because of the people who are evil, but because of the people who don’t do anything about it.”-Albert Einstein


20. “If A is a success in life, then A equals x plus y plus z. Work is x; y is play; and z is keeping your mouth shut”-Albert Einstein


21. “Black holes are where God divided by zero.”-Albert Einstein


22. “The best way to cheer yourself is to cheer somebody else up.”-Albert Einstein


23. “What is right is not always popular and what is popular is not always right.”-Albert Einstein


24. “Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding.”-Albert Einstein


25. “In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity”-Albert Einstein