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Top 43 Most Inspiring Albert Einstein Quotes

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June 30th, 2018   |   Updated on February 16th, 2022

Albert Einstein
1. “Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I’m not sure about the universe.”-Albert Einstein


2. “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


3. “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


4. “If you can’t explain it to a six year old, you don’t understand it yourself.”-Albert Einstein


5. “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


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


7. “Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.”-Albert Einstein


8. “Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.”-Albert Einstein


9. “I speak to everyone in the same way, whether he is the garbage man or the president of the university.”-Albert Einstein


10. “Never memorize something that you can look up.”-Albert Einstein


11. “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


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


13. “Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.”-Albert Einstein


14. “Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.”-Albert Einstein


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


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

17. “Any fool can know. The point is to understand.”-Albert Einstein


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


19. “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


20. “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


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


22. “If I were not a physicist, I would probably be a musician. I often think in music. I live my daydreams in music. I see my life in terms of music.”-Albert Einstein


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


24. “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


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


26. “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


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


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


29. “It is not that I’m so smart. But I stay with the questions much longer.”-Albert Einstein


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


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


32. “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


33. “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

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


35. “Everything must be made as simple as possible. But not simpler.”-Albert Einstein


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


37. “When you trip over love, it is easy to get up. But when you fall in love, it is impossible to stand again.”-Albert Einstein


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


39. “Whoever is careless with the truth in small matters cannot be trusted with important matters”-Albert Einstein


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


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


42. “A question that sometimes drives me hazy: am I or are the others crazy?”-Albert Einstein


43. “The pursuit of truth and beauty is a sphere of activity in which we are permitted to remain children all our lives.”-Albert Einstein