Albert Einstein Quotes (Perhaps)

Albert Einstein needs no introduction so let’s jump right into the quotes. Please note that not all of the quotes attributed to Einstein is necessarily something he once said or wrote. On the internet, if you spread something enough times, eventually, enough people will repeat the same thing until it becomes ‘true’.

 

“Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.”

 

“As far as I’m concerned, I prefer silent vice to ostentatious virtue.”

 

“As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain, and as far as they are certain, they do not refer to reality.”

 

“Before God we are all equally wise – and equally foolish.”

 

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

 

“Nothing is more destructive of respect for the government and the law of the land than passing laws which cannot be enforced.”

 

“Occurrences in this domain are beyond the reach of exact prediction because of the variety of factors in operation, not because of any lack of order in nature.”

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

“The important thing is not to stop questioning.”

 

“The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing.”

 

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

 

“It gives me great pleasure indeed to see the stubbornness of an incorrigible nonconformist warmly acclaimed.”

 

“It has become appallingly obvious that our technology has exceeded our humanity.”

 

“It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education. ”

 

“It is my conviction that killing under the cloak of war is nothing but an act of murder. ”

 

“Joy in looking and comprehending is nature’s most beautiful gift.”

 

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

 

“All religions, arts and sciences are branches of the same tree.”

 

“All that is valuable in human society depends upon the opportunity for development accorded the individual.”

 

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

 

“He who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead; his eyes are closed.”

 

“He who joyfully marches in rank and file has already earned my contempt. He has been given a large brain by mistake, since for him the spinal cord would suffice.”

 

“He who joyfully marches to music in rank and file has already earned my contempt. He has been given a large brain by mistake, since for him the spinal cord would suffice.”

 

“Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.”

 

“Concern for man and his fate must always form the chief interest of all technical endeavors. Never forget this in the midst of your diagrams and equations.”

 

“Confusion of goals and perfection of means seems, in my opinion, to characterize our age.”

 

“The hardest thing to understand in the world is the income tax.”

 

“The high destiny of the individual is to serve rather than to rule.”

 

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

 

“The gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge.”

 

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

 

“Information is not knowledge.”

 

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

 

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

 

“Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them.”

 

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

 

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

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