Looking For Inspirational Albert Einstein Quotes?

Albert Einstein, (born March 14, 1879, Ulm, Württemberg, Germany—died April 18, 1955, Princeton, New Jersey, U.S.), German-born physicist who developed the special and general theories of relativity and won the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1921 for his explanation of the photoelectric effect. Einstein is generally considered the most influential physicist of the 20th century.
Albert Einstein was not only the greatest physicist but he was also a great human being. A man who wanted to help humanity with everything he had. His words, his work, and his whole life show how much he was concerned about improving the society. We have collected a list of Albert Einstein Quotes to help you understand him in a better way and get inspiration from his words.

Albert Einstein Quotes About Life, Politics, and Reality

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

“Logic will get you from A to Z; imagination will get you everywhere.”

“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.”

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

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


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

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

“Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.”

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

“Any fool can know. The point is to understand.”

“Try not to become a man of success. Rather become a man of value.”

“The world as we have created it is a process of our thinking. It cannot be changed without changing our thinking.”
“You never fail until you stop trying.”


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

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

“The measure of intelligence is the ability to change.”

“Creativity is intelligence having fun.”
“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.”
“The best way to cheer yourself is to cheer somebody else up.”
“Everything must be made as simple as possible. But not simpler.”
“What is right is not always popular and what is popular is not always right.”
“Whoever is careless with the truth in small matters cannot be trusted with important matters”
“Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding.”

“In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity”


“Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life’s coming attractions.”

“If the facts don’t fit the theory, change the facts.”
“The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing.”


“I must be willing to give up what I am in order to become what I will be.”

“Love is a better master than duty.”

“I never made one of my discoveries through the process of rational thinking”

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

“I’d rather be an optimist and a fool than a pessimist and right.”

“Once we accept our limits, we go beyond them.”

“Nothing happens until something moves.”

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

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

“If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or things.”
“Few are those who see with their own eyes and feel with their own hearts.”
“Imagination is the highest form of research.”


“I never think of the future – it comes soon enough.”

“Only those who attempt the absurd can achieve the impossible.”
“Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.”

“You can never solve a problem on the level on which it was created.”

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

“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.”
“Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited to all we now know and understand, while imagination embraces the entire world, and all there ever will be to know and understand.”

“You cannot simultaneously prevent and prepare for war.”

“The only thing that you absolutely have to know, is the location of the library.”
“From the standpoint of daily life, however, there is one thing we do know: that we are here for the sake of each other – above all for those upon whose smile and well-being our own happiness depends, and also for the countless unknown souls with whose fate we are connected by a bond of sympathy. Many times a day I realize how much my own outer and inner life is built upon the labors of my fellow men, both living and dead, and how earnestly I must exert myself in order to give in return as much as I have received.”

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

“Life is a preparation for the future; and the best preparation for the future is to live as if there were none.”
“The only real valuable thing is intuition.”

“A person starts to live when he can live outside himself.”

“We know from daily life that we exist for other people first of all, for whose smiles and well-being our own happiness depends.”

“The ideals which have always shone before me and filled me with joy are goodness, beauty, and truth.”

“Even on the most solemn occasions I got away without wearing socks and hid that lack of civilization in high boots”
“Possessions, outward success, publicity, luxury – to me these have always been contemptible. I believe that a simple and unassuming manner of life is best for everyone, best for both the body and the mind.”
“A man should look for what is, and not for what he thinks should be.”
“The only sure way to avoid making mistakes is to have no new ideas.”

“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.”

“I never teach my pupils, I only attempt to provide the conditions in which they can learn.”

“Life isn’t worth living, unless it is lived for someone else.”

“You have to learn the rules of the game. And then you have to play better than anyone else.”

“The only source of knowledge is experience.”
“Three great forces rule the world: stupidity, fear and greed.”

“The true value of a human being can be found in the degree to which he has attained liberation from the self.”

“At least once a day, allow yourself the freedom to think and dream for yourself.”
“Force always attracts men of low morality.”
“We experience ourselves our thoughts and feelings as something separate from the rest. A kind of optical delusion of 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.”


“Organized people are just too lazy to go looking for what they want.”

“The more I learn, the more I realize how much I don’t know.”

“If most of us are ashamed of shabby clothes and shoddy furniture let us be more ashamed of shabby ideas and shoddy philosophies…. It would be a sad situation if the wrapper were better than the meat wrapped inside it.”

“Excellence is doing a common thing in an uncommon way.”

“Small is the number of them that see with their own eyes and feel with their own hearts.”
“Paper is to write things down that we need to remember. Our brains are used to think.”
“The person who follows the crowd will usually go no further than the crowd. The person who walks alone is likely to find himself in places no one has ever seen before.”
“The value of a man should be seen in what he gives and not in what he is able to receive.”
“There comes a time when the mind takes a higher plane of knowledge but can never prove how it got there.”

“Failure is success in progress”

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

“Striving for social justice is the most valuable thing to do in life.”


“For an idea that does not first seem insane, there is no hope.”

“It is every man’s obligation to put back into the world at least the equivalent of what he takes out of it.”

“We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life. All that we need to make us happy is something to be enthusiastic about.”

“Adversity introduces a man to himself.”

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

“Failing isn’t bad when you learn what not to do.”

“The most important human endeavor is the striving for morality in our actions. Our inner balance and even our very existence depend on it. Only morality in our actions can give beauty and dignity to life. ”

“There is nothing known as “Perfect”. Its only those imperfections which we choose not to see!!”

“Those who have the privilege to know have the duty to act.”

“Do not grow old, no matter how long you live. Never cease to stand like curious children before the Great Mystery into which we were born.”

“We are all life trying to live, among other life trying to live.”

“Anyone who doesn’t take truth seriously in small matters cannot be trusted in large ones either.”

“Truth is what stands the test of experience.”

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

“Our separation from each other is an optical illusion.”
“Always do what’s right; this will gratify some and astonish the rest”
“Everyone must become their own person, however frightful that may be.”

“If you don’t have time to do it right, when will you have time to do it over?”

“Everything that is really great and inspiring is created by the individual who can labor in freedom.”

“Never do anything against conscience, even if the state demands it.”

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