Who is Albert Einstein?

Ask anyone to describe a stereotypical professor and chances are they'll depict our friend Albert Einstein. With his wild grey hair, unfashionable clothing style, puppy eyes and thick German accent, Einstein became the model for the classic absent minded genius. After fleeing for the Nazi's in Germany he worked at Princeton. He is especially known for developing the theory of relativity and the famous formula E=mc2. He was a very clever guy and liked to play the violin.

Books by Albert Einstein

Quotes by Albert Einstein

“A happy man is too satisfied with the present to dwell too much on the future.”

Albert Einstein

“A man should look for what is, and not for what he thinks should be.”

Albert Einstein

“A person who never made a mistake never tried something new.”

Albert Einstein

“Anger dwells only in the bosom of fools.”

Albert Einstein

“Any intelligent fool can make things bigger and more complex… It takes a touch of genius – and a lot of courage to move in the opposite direction.”

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“Any man who can drive safely while kissing a pretty girl is simply not giving the kiss the attention it deserves.”

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“As a human being, one has been endowed with just enough intelligence to be able to see clearly how utterly inadequate that intelligence is when confronted with what exists.”

Albert Einstein

“Compound interest is the eighth wonder of the world. He who understands it, earns it… he who doesn’t pays it.”

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“Don’t think about why you question, simply don’t stop questioning. Don’t worry about what you can’t answer, and don’t try to explain what you can’t know. Curiosity is its own reason. Aren’t you in awe when you contemplate the mysteries of eternity, of life, of the marvelous structure behind reality? And this is the miracle of the human mind — to use its constructions, concepts, and formulas as tools to explain what man sees, feels and touches. Try to comprehend a little more each day. Have holy curiosity.”

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“Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school.”

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“Everyone 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.”

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“Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler.”

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“Few are those who see with their own eyes and feel with their own hearts.”

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“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.”

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“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.”

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“Human beings must have action; and they will make it if they cannot find it.”

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

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

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

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“I think and think for months and years. Ninety-nine times, the conclusion is false. The hundredth time I am right.”

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“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

“If A is 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

“If at first an idea does not sound absurd, then there is no hope for it.”

Albert Einstein

“If you can’t explain it simply, you don’t understand it well enough.”

Albert Einstein

“If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or objects.”

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“In order to form an immaculate member of a flock of sheep one must, above all, be a sheep.”

Albert Einstein

“In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.”

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“Information is not knowledge.”

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“Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.”

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“Intellectual growth should commence at birth and cease only at death.”

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“It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.”

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“It’s not that I’m so smart, it’s just that I stay with problems longer.”

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“Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning.”

Albert Einstein

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

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“Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere.”

Albert Einstein

“Look deep into nature and then you will understand everything better.”

Albert Einstein

“Memory is deceptive because it is colored by today’s events.”

Albert Einstein

“Most teachers waste their time by asking questions that are intended to discover what a pupil does not know, whereas the true art of questioning is to discover what the pupil does know or is capable of knowing.”

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“No amount of experimentation can ever prove me right; a single experiment can prove me wrong.”

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“Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.”

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

Albert Einstein

“Once you stop learning, you start dying.”

Albert Einstein

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

Albert Einstein

“Peace cannot be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.”

Albert Einstein

“Pure mathematics is, in its way, the poetry of logical ideas.”

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

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“Sit with a beautiful woman for an hour and it seems like a minute, sit on a hot stove for a minute and it seems like an hour. That’s relativity.”

Albert Einstein

“Small is the number of people who see with their eyes and think with their minds.”

Albert Einstein

“Sometimes one pays most for the things one gets for nothing.”

Albert Einstein

“Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value.”

Albert Einstein

“The difference between genius and stupidity is that genius has its limits.”

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“The monotony and solitude of a quiet life stimulates the creative mind.”

Albert Einstein

“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

“The most incomprehensible thing about the world is that it is comprehensible.”

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“The only source of knowledge is experience.”

Albert Einstein

“The person who reads too much and uses his brain too little will fall into lazy habits of thinking.”

Albert Einstein

“The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.”

Albert Einstein

“The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination.”

Albert Einstein

“The value of a man should be seen in what he gives and not in what he is able to receive.”

Albert Einstein

“There are two ways to live: you can live as if nothing is a miracle; you can live as if everything is a miracle.”

Albert Einstein

“Truth is what stands the test of experience.”

Albert Einstein

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

Albert Einstein

“We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.”

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“We still do not know one thousandth of one percent of what nature has revealed to us.”

Albert Einstein

“Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.”

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

Albert Einstein

“You can’t blame gravity for falling in love.”

Albert Einstein

“You cannot simultaneously prevent and prepare for war.”

Albert Einstein