If you are searching the internet for the best Einstein quotes then you have come to the right place. Albert Einstein, born 1879 in Germany, was a famous theoretical physicist. He is most well known work was the Theory of Relativity.
Below are his very best quotes which revolve around the subject of imagination, time, technology, success, love, education and much more. Many are inspirational and others quite humorous. Enjoy reading them.
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I have no special talent. I am only passionately curious.
We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.
Few people are capable of expressing with equanimity opinions which differ from the prejudices of their social environment. Most people are even incapable of forming such opinions.
The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination.
Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving.
Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning.
Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere.
I never think of the future. It comes soon enough.
Science can flourish only in an atmosphere of free speech.
Few are those who see with their own eyes and feel with their own hearts.
The most beautiful experience we can have is the mysterious.
Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited, whereas imagination embraces the entire world, stimulating progress, giving birth to evolution.
All religions, arts and sciences are branches of the same tree.
A happy man is too satisfied with the present to dwell too much on the future.
Man would indeed be in a poor way if he had to be restrained by fear of punishment and hopes of reward after death.
Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.
I speak to everyone in the same way, whether he is the garbage man or the president of the university.
Nature shows us only the tail of the lion. But I do not doubt that the lion belongs to it even though he cannot at once reveal himself because of his enormous size.
The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existence.
Invention is not the product of logical thought, even though the final product is tied to a logical structure.
You have to learn the rules of the game. And then you have to play better than anyone else.
Unthinking respect for authority is the greatest enemy of truth.
The great moral teachers of humanity were, in a way, artistic geniuses in the art of living.
Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.
I believe in intuitions and inspirations. I sometimes feel that I am right. I do not know that I am.
He who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead; his eyes are closed.
The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.
I would teach peace rather than war. I would inculcate love rather than hate.
A man should look for what is, and not for what he thinks should be.
A table, a chair, a bowl of fruit and a violin; what else does a man need to be happy?
Let us not forget that human knowledge and skills alone cannot lead humanity to a happy and dignified life.
If the facts don’t fit the theory, change the facts.
A question that sometimes drives me hazy — am I or are the others crazy?
The years of anxious searching in the dark, with their intense longing, their alternations of confidence and exhaustion, and final emergence into light—only those who have experienced it can understand that.
A human being is part of a whole called by us “Universe.”
Try not to become a man of success, but rather try to become a man of value.
I love to travel, but I hate to arrive.
Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I’m not sure about the universe.
The important thing is to not stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing.
Although I am a typical loner in daily life, my consciousness of belonging to the invisible community of those who strive for truth, beauty, and justice has preserved me from feeling isolated.
Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.
Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.
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.
The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.
Falling in love is not at all the most stupid thing that people do— but gravitation cannot be held responsible for it.
Hail to the man who went through life always helping others, knowing no fear, and to whom aggressiveness and resentment are alien.
All that is valuable in human society depends upon the opportunity for development accorded the individual.
I believe in standardising automobiles. I do not believe in standardising human beings.
Do not worry about your difficulties in mathematics, I can assure you that mine are all greater.
Put your hand on a hot stove for a minute and it seems like an hour. Sit with a pretty girl for an hour, and it seems like a minute.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds. The mediocre mind is incapable of understanding the man who refuses to bow blindly to conventional prejudices and chooses instead to express his opinions courageously and honestly.
Concern for man and his fate must always form the chief interest of all technical endeavours. Never forget this in the midst of your diagrams and equations.
It is, in fact, nothing short of a miracle that the modern methods of instruction have not yet entirely strangled the holy curiosity of inquiry.
There are two ways to live: you can live as if nothing is a miracle; you can live as if everything is a miracle.
Everyone should be respected as an individual, but no one idolised.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
It’s not that I’m so smart, it’s just that I stay with problems longer.
The world is in greater peril from those who tolerate or encourage evil than from those who actually commit it.
If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed.
The faster you go, the shorter you are.
Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
The devil has put a penalty on all things we enjoy in life. Either we suffer in health or we suffer in soul or we get fat.
The only reason for time is so that everything doesn’t happen at once.
Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile.
A hundred times every day I remind myself that my inner and outer life are based on the labours of other men, living and dead, and that I must exert myself in order to give in the same measure as I have received and am still receiving.
Creativity is intelligence having fun.