Albert Einstein Quotes

Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature in its beauty.
“Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature in its beauty.”
Although I am a typical loner in my daily life, my awareness of belonging to the invisible community of those who strive for truth, beauty, and justice has prevented me from feelings of isolation.
“Although I am a typical loner in my daily life, my awareness of belonging to the invisible community of those who strive for truth, beauty, and justice has prevented me from feelings of isolation.”
Nothing happens until something moves.
“Nothing happens until something moves.”
In the middle of ever difficulty lies opportunity.
“In the middle of ever difficulty lies opportunity.”
Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value.
“Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value.”
It is not that I'm so smart. But I stay with the questions much longer.
“It is not that I'm so smart. But I stay with the questions much longer.”
You have to learn the rules of the game. And then you have to play better than anyone else.
“You have to learn the rules of the game. And then you have to play better than anyone else.”
If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
“If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.”
Strive not to be of success, but rather to be of value.
“Strive not to be of success, but rather to be of value.”
In the middle of a difficulty lies opportunity.
“In the middle of a difficulty lies opportunity.”
Anger dwells only in the bosom of fools.
“Anger dwells only in the bosom of fools.”
Art is standing with one hand extended into the universe and one hand extended into the world, and letting ourselves be a conduit for passing energy.
“Art is standing with one hand extended into the universe and one hand extended into the world, and letting ourselves be a conduit for passing energy.”
Creativity is contagious. Pass it on.
“Creativity is contagious. Pass it on.”
True art is characterized by an irresistible urge in the creative artist.
“True art is characterized by an irresistible urge in the creative artist.”
Feeling and longing are the motive forces behind all human endeavor and human creations.
“Feeling and longing are the motive forces behind all human endeavor and human creations.”
The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and science.
“The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and science.”
The Revolution introduced me to art, and in turn, art introduced me to the Revolution!
“The Revolution introduced me to art, and in turn, art introduced me to the Revolution!”
Art is the expression of the profoundest thoughts in the simplest way.
“Art is the expression of the profoundest thoughts in the simplest way.”
A ship is always safe at shore but that is not what it's built for.
“A ship is always safe at shore but that is not what it's built for.”
I am thankful for all of those who said "no" to me. It's because of them I'm doing it myself.
“I am thankful for all of those who said "no" to me. It's because of them I'm doing it myself.”
There are only two ways to live your life. One is as if nothing is a miracle. The other is as if everything is a miracle.
“There are only two ways to live your life. One is as if nothing is a miracle. The other is as if everything is a miracle.”
Make things as simple as possible but no simpler.
“Make things as simple as possible but no simpler.”
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.
“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.”
Be a loner. That gives you time to wonder, to search for the truth. Have holy curiosity. Make your life worth living.
“Be a loner. That gives you time to wonder, to search for the truth. Have holy curiosity. Make your life worth living.”
It is strange to be known so universally and yet to be so lonely.
“It is strange to be known so universally and yet to be so lonely.”
Solitude can be tolerated only up to a certain limit, you know.
“Solitude can be tolerated only up to a certain limit, you know.”
I am a real lone wolf who has never wholeheartedly belonged to the State, to my country, my circle of friends and not even to my family but who, despite all these bonds, has constantly experienced a feeling of strangeness and the need for solitude.
“I am a real lone wolf who has never wholeheartedly belonged to the State, to my country, my circle of friends and not even to my family but who, despite all these bonds, has constantly experienced a feeling of strangeness and the need for solitude.”
I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.
“I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.”
Peace cannot be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.
“Peace cannot be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.”
A calm and modest life brings more happiness than the pursuit of success combined with constant restlessness.
“A calm and modest life brings more happiness than the pursuit of success combined with constant restlessness.”
When you trip over love, it is easy to get up. But when you fall in love, it is impossible to stand again.
“When you trip over love, it is easy to get up. But when you fall in love, it is impossible to stand again.”
The value of achievement lies in the achieving.
“The value of achievement lies in the achieving.”
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; for this delicate little plant, aside from stimulation, stands mainly in need of freedom. Without this it goes to wrack and ruin without fail.
“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; for this delicate little plant, aside from stimulation, stands mainly in need of freedom. Without this it goes to wrack and ruin without fail.”
The only way to escape the corruptible effect of praise is to go on working.
“The only way to escape the corruptible effect of praise is to go on working.”
The leader is one who, out of the clutter, brings simplicity. Out of discord, harmony. And out of difficulty, opportunity.
“The leader is one who, out of the clutter, brings simplicity. Out of discord, harmony. And out of difficulty, opportunity.”
I never made one of my discoveries through the process of rational thinking.
“I never made one of my discoveries through the process of rational thinking.”
Know where to find the information and how to use it. That's the secret of success.
“Know where to find the information and how to use it. That's the secret of success.”
I very rarely think in words at all. A thought comes, and I may try to express in words afterwards.
“I very rarely think in words at all. A thought comes, and I may try to express in words afterwards.”
Our death is not an end if we can live on in our children and the younger generation. For they are us; our bodies are only wilted leaves on the tree of life.
“Our death is not an end if we can live on in our children and the younger generation. For they are us; our bodies are only wilted leaves on the tree of life.”
The fear of death is the most unjustified of all fears, for there's no risk of accident for someone who's dead.
“The fear of death is the most unjustified of all fears, for there's no risk of accident for someone who's dead.”
When the solution is simple, God is answering.
“When the solution is simple, God is answering.”
Never give up on what you really want to do. The person with big dreams is more powerful than one with all the facts.
“Never give up on what you really want to do. The person with big dreams is more powerful than one with all the facts.”
Education is what remains after one has forgotten everything he learned in school.
“Education is what remains after one has forgotten everything he learned in school.”
Play is the highest form of research.
“Play is the highest form of research.”
I never teach my pupils; I only attempt to provide the conditions in which they can learn.
“I never teach my pupils; I only attempt to provide the conditions in which they can learn.”
Love is a better teacher than duty.
“Love is a better teacher than duty.”
The high destiny of the individual is to serve rather than to rule.
“The high destiny of the individual is to serve rather than to rule.”
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
“Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.”
Failure is success in progress.
“Failure is success in progress.”
Failure and deprivation are the best educators and purifiers.
“Failure and deprivation are the best educators and purifiers.”