103 Albert Einstein Quotes To Make You Think 💡

If you want to read something mind-blowing, check these Albert Einstein quotes that will make you think!
Read these Albert Einstein quotes to blow your mind.

 

Albert Einstein quotes

Albert Einstein was born in Germany in 1879 and is known worldwide as one of the greatest minds ever. His incredible scientific discoveries and theories are still recognized and have been a no-return point in the history of humankind.

Because of his amazing intelligence, he has left us some mind-blowing quotes full of wisdom that we can apply to many aspects of our lives. Find them out with these Albert Einstein quotes.

 

You can read more Einstein quotes in Spanish here: 50 frases de Einstein sobre Dios, la educación y otros temas

1
“Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the universe.”
2
"Any fool can know. The point is to understand."
3
“Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.”
4
“The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing.”
5
"Few are those who see with their own eyes and feel with their own hearts."
6
“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.”
7
"Imagination is the highest form of research."
8
“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.”
9
“Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.”
10
"Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world."
11
“If you can't explain it to a six year old, you don't understand it yourself.”
12
"The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education."
13
“Coincidence is God’s way of remaining anonymous.”
14
“Truth is what stands the test of experience.”
15
"Unthinking respect for authority is the greatest enemy of truth."
16
“Logic will get you from A to Z; imagination will get you everywhere.”
17
"I salute the man who is going through life always helpful, knowing no fear, and to whom aggressiveness and resentment are alien."
18
“I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.”
19
“Common sense is nothing more than a deposit of prejudices laid down in the mind before you reach eighteen.”
20
"Try not to become a man of success, but rather try to become a man of value."
21
“Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.”
22
"A calm and modest life brings more happiness than the pursuit of success combined with constant restlessness."
23
“If a cluttered desk is a sign of a cluttered mind, of what, then, is an empty desk a sign?”
24
“The only source of knowledge is experience.”
25
"I am by heritage a Jew, by citizenship a Swiss, and by makeup a human being, and only a human being, without any special attachment to any state or national entity whatsoever."
26
“Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.”
27
"Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them."
28
“The world as we have created it is a process of our thinking. It cannot be changed without changing our thinking.”
29
“Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.”
30
"Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds."
31
“I speak to everyone in the same way, whether he is the garbage man or the president of the university.”
32
"All I have is the stubbornness of a mule; no, that’s quite all, I also have a nose."
33
“Once we accept our limits, we go beyond them.”
34
“There comes a time when the mind takes a higher plane of knowledge but can never prove how it got there.”
35
"Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted."
36
“Never memorize something that you can look up.”
37
"He who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead; his eyes are closed."
38
“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.”
39
“Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.”
40
"Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better."
41
“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.”
42
"The search for truth is more precious than its possession."
43
"Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding."
44
“We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.”
45
"All religions, arts and sciences are branches of the same tree."
46
“A clever person solves a problem. A wise person avoids it.”
47
"Long live impudence! It’s my guardian angel in this world."
48
“Black holes are where God divided by zero.”
49
“Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school.”
50
"A man should look for what is, and not for what he thinks should be."
51
“Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.”
52
"Anger dwells only in the bosom of fools."
53
“The best way to cheer yourself up is to cheer somebody else up.”
54
“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.”
55
"In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity."
56
“Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.”
57
"Three rules of work: Out of clutter find simplicity; From discord find harmony; In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity."
58
"A ship is always safe at the shore – but that is NOT what it is built for.”
59
“Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler.”
60
"Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school."
61
“If we knew what it was we were doing, it would not be called research, would it?”
62
"The only thing more dangerous than ignorance is arrogance."
63
“I never made one of my discoveries through the process of rational thinking”
64
“Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow."
65
"A human being is part of a whole called by us the universe."
66
“Once you can accept the universe as matter expanding into nothing that is something, wearing stripes with plaid comes easy.”
67
"You never fail until you stop trying."
68
"To raise new questions, new possibilities, to regard old problems from a new angle, requires creative imagination and marks real advance in science."
69
“Pure mathematics is, in its way, the poetry of logical ideas.”
70
“Gravitation is not responsible for people falling in love.”
71
“My pacifism is an instinctive feeling, a feeling that possesses me because the murder of men is disgusting. My attitude is not derived from any intellectual theory but is based on my deepest antipathy to every kind of cruelty and hatred.”
72
“Adversity introduces a man to himself.”
73
“Failing isn't bad when you learn what not to do.”
74
“If the bee disappeared off the surface of the globe, then man would have only four years of life left. No more bees, no more pollination, no more plants, no more animals, no more man.”
75
“Our task must be to free ourselves… by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature and it’s beauty.”
76
“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.”
77
“Earth is the insane asylum of the universe.”
78
"When the solution is simple, God is answering."
79
"A new type of thinking is essential if mankind is to survive and move toward higher levels."
80
“Creativity is contagious. Pass it on.”
81
"It’s not that I’m so smart, it’s just that I stay with problems longer."
82
"Once you stop learning, you start dying."
83
"A question that sometimes drives me hazy: am I or are the others crazy?"
84
"Weak people revenge. Strong people forgive. Intelligent people ignore."
85
“Life is a preparation for the future; and the best preparation for the future is to live as if there were none.”
86
"Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it."
87
“Without deep reflection one knows from daily life that one exists for other people.”
88
"Never give up on what you really want to do. The person with big dreams is more powerful than the one with all the facts."
89
“It is my view that the vegetarian manner of living, by its purely physical effect on the human temperament, would most beneficially influence the lot of mankind.”
90
“I want to know God's thoughts - the rest are mere details.”
91
"At our age, the devil doesn’t give you much time off!"
92
"No amount of experimentation can ever prove me right; a single experiment can prove me wrong."
93
"I no longer need to take part in the competition of the big brains. Participating [in the process] has always seem to me an awful type of slavery no less evil than the passion for money or power."
94
“You ask me if I keep a notebook to record my great ideas. I’ve only ever had one.”
95
“If I were to remain silent, I'd be guilty of complicity.”
96
“I never think of the future. It comes soon enough.”
97
“Play is the highest form of research.”
98
“I very rarely think in words at all. A thought comes, and I may try to express it in words afterwards.”
99
“Memory is deceptive because it is colored by today’s events.”
100
“Life isn't worth living, unless it is lived for someone else.”
101
“The only escape from the miseries of life are music and cats...”
102
“The most important question a person can ask is, "Is the Universe a friendly place?”
103
“Small is the number of people who see with their eyes and think with their minds.”
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