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Albert Einstein Quotes About Life, Education and Success

“ Those who have the privilege to know have the duty to act. ” – Albert Einstein

“ If you want different results, do not do the same things. ” – Albert Einstein

“ Many of the things you can count, don’t count. Many of the things you can’t count, really count. ” – Albert Einstein

“ I have made the Bhagwad Gita as the main source of my inspiration and guide for the purpose of scientific investigations and formation of my theories. ” – Albert Einstein

“ When I have one week to solve a seemingly impossible problem, I spend six days defining the problem. Then, the solution becomes obvious. ” – Albert Einstein

“ Be a loner. That gives you time to wonder, to search for the truth. Have holy curiosity. Make your life worth living. ” – Albert Einstein

“ Great spirits have always encountered 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. ” – Albert Einstein

“ The world is in greater peril from those who tolerate or encourage evil than from those who actually commit it. ” – Albert Einstein

“ Try first to be a man of value; success will follow. ” – Albert Einstein

“ I once thought that if I could ask God one question, I would ask how the universe began, because once I knew that, all the rest is simply equations. But as I got older I became less concerned with how the universe began. Rather, I would want to know why he started the universe. For once I knew that answer, then I would know the purpose of my own life. ” – Albert Einstein

“ Never underestimate your own ignorance. ” – Albert Einstein

“ The measure of intelligence is the ability to change. ” – Albert Einstein

“ Just because you believe in something does not mean that it is true. ” – Albert Einstein

“ I am happy because I want nothing from anyone. I do not care for money. Decorations, titles or distinctions mean nothing to me. I do not crave praise. The only thing that gives me pleasure, apart from my work, my violin and my sailboat, is the appreciation of my fellow workers. ” – Albert Einstein

“ I am a stronger follower of Veganism by principle, not just because of moral and aesthetic reasons. I truly believe in a Vegetarian lifestyle and I have faith and hopes in change in human destiny, thanks to the physical effects and benefits of a healthier diet and its influence on the character of the people. It will bring about some benefit and improvement to human society. ” – Albert Einstein

“ The most beautiful emotion we can experience is the mystical. It is the power of all true art and science. He to whom this emotion is a stranger, who can no longer wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead. To know that what is impenetrable to us really exists, manifesting itself as the highest wisdom and the most radiant beauty, which our dull faculties can comprehend only in their most primitive forms – this knowledge, this feeling, is at the center of true religiousness. In this sense, and in this sense only, I belong to the rank of devoutly religious men. ” – Albert Einstein

“ The power of imagination is the ultimate creative power.. no doubt about that. While knowledge defines all we currently know and understand.. imagination points to all we might yet discover and create. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Your imagination is your preview of life’s coming attractions ” – Albert Einstein

“ I’d rather be an optimist and a fool than a pessimist and right. ” – Albert Einstein

“ You never fail until you stop trying. ” – Albert Einstein

“ When the solution is simple, God is answering. ” – Albert Einstein

“ Thinking is hard work; that’s why so few do it. ” – Albert Einstein

“ The world will not be destroyed by those who do evil, but by those who watch them without doing anything. ” – Albert Einstein

“ In the middle of every difficulty lies opportunity. ” – Albert Einstein

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

“ If you want to know the future, look at the past. ” – Albert Einstein

“ I am neither especially clever nor especially gifted. I am only very, very curious. ” – Albert Einstein

“ You have to learn the rules of the game. And then you have to play better than anyone else. ” – Albert Einstein

“ 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. ” – Albert Einstein

“ The world we have created is a product of our thinking; it cannot be changed without changing our thinking. If we want to change the world we have to change our thinking…no problem can be solved from the same consciousness that created it. We must learn to see the world anew. ” – Albert Einstein

“ Be a voice not an echo. ” – Albert Einstein

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

“ People like us, who believe in physics, know that the distinction between past, present, and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion. ” – Albert Einstein

“ It is entirely possible that behind the perception of our senses, worlds are hidden of which we are unaware. ” – Albert Einstein

“ 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. ” – Albert Einstein

“ If one day you have to choose between the world and love, remember this: If you choose the world you’ll be left without love, but if you choose love, with it you will conquer the world ” – Albert Einstein

“ Creativity is intelligence having fun. ” – Albert Einstein

“ There is a driving force more powerful than steam, electricity and nuclear power: the will. ” – Albert Einstein

“ I said before, the most beautiful and most profound religious emotion that we can experience is the sensation of the mystical. And this mysticality is the power of all true science. If there is any such concept as a God, it is a subtle spirit, not an image of a man that so many have fixed in their minds. In essence, my religion consists of a humble admiration for this illimitable superior spirit that reveals itself in the slight details that we are able to perceive with our frail and feeble minds. ” – Albert Einstein

“ The Press, which is mostly controlled by vested interests, has an excessive influence on public opinion. ” – Albert Einstein

“ Mankind invented the atomic bomb, ” – Albert Einstein

“ Three Rules of Work: Out of clutter find simplicity. From discord find harmony. In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity. ” – Albert Einstein

“ There comes a point in your life when you need to stop reading other people’s books and write your own. ” – Albert Einstein

“ Make everything as simple as possible, but not simpler. ” – Albert Einstein

“ I never allow myself to become discouraged under any circumstances. The three great essentials to achieve anything worthwhile are first, hard work, second, stick-to-ittiveness, third, common sense. ” – Albert Einstein

“ Thinking, Faithful Servants, Perspective ” – Albert Einstein

“ Creativity is seeing what others see and thinking what no one else has ever thought. ” – Albert Einstein

“ How many people are trapped in their everyday habits: part numb, part frightened, part indifferent? To have a better life we must keep choosing how we are living. ” – Albert Einstein

“ All conditions and all circumstances in our lives are a result of a certain level of thinking. If we want to change the conditions and circumstances, we have to change the level of thinking that is responsible for it. ” – Albert Einstein

“ Evil does not exist sir, or at least it does not exist unto itself. Evil is simply the absence of God. It is just like darkness and cold, a word that man has created to describe the absence of God. God did not create evil. Evil is not like faith, or love that exist just as does light and heat. Evil is the result of what happens when man does not have God’s love present in his heart. It’s like the cold that comes when there is no heat or the darkness that comes when there is no light. ” – Albert Einstein

“ Outer changes always begin with an inner change of attitude. ” – Albert Einstein

“ Don’t listen to their words, fix your attention on their deeds. ” – Albert Einstein

“ Failure is success in progress ” – Albert Einstein

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

“ Remember today, for it is the beginning of always. Today marks the start of a brave new future filled with all your dreams can hold. Think truly to the future and make those dreams come true. ” – Albert Einstein

“ Knowledge is realizing that the street is one way; wisdom is looking in both directions anyway. ” – Albert Einstein

“ The religion of the future will be a cosmic religion. It should transcend a personal God and avoid dogmas and theology. Covering both the natural and the spiritual, it should be based on a religious sense arising from the experience of all things, natural and spiritual, as a meaningful unity. Buddhism answers this description. ” – Albert Einstein

“ I have only two rules which I regard as principles of conduct. The first is: Have no rules. The second is: Be independent of the opinion of others. ” – Albert Einstein

“ Hitler appeared, a man with limited intellectual abilities and unfit for any useful work, bursting with envy and bitterness against all whom circumstance and nature had favored over him….In his desperate ambition for power he discovered that his speeches, confused and pervaded with hate as they were, received wild acclaim by those whose situation and orientation resembled his own. He picked up this human flotsam on the streets and in the taverns and organized them around himself. This is the way he launched his political career. ” – Albert Einstein

“ No problem can be solved from the same level of consciousness that created it. ” – Albert Einstein

“ Einstein’s tribute to Pablo Casals on March 30, 1953. “Conversations with Casals”. Book by Josep Maria Corredor, p. 11, archive.org. 1957. ” – Albert Einstein

“ When you trip over love, it is easy to get up. But when you fall in love, it is impossible to stand again. ” – Albert Einstein

“ Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding. ” – Albert Einstein

“ Don’t listen to the person who has the answers; listen to the person who has the questions. ” – Albert Einstein

“ Be kind to people who are different from you. ” – Albert Einstein

“ More the knowledge lesser the Ego, lesser the knowledge, more the Ego. ” – Albert Einstein

“ The minority, the ruling class at present, has the schools and press, usually the Church as well, under its thumb. This enables it to organize and sway the emotions of the masses, and make its tool of them. ” – Albert Einstein

“ Do you believe in miracles? Well, you should. In fact, life itself is a big miracle. There are so many things that are beyond our understanding. 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

“ I must be willing to give up what I am in order to become what I will be. ” – Albert Einstein

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

“ The mind that opens to a new idea never returns to its original size ” – Albert Einstein

“ A bartender is just a pharmacist with a limited inventory. ” – Albert Einstein

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

“ World And Love, Conquer The World, One Day ” – Albert Einstein

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

“ A great thought begins by seeing something differently, with a shift of the mind’s eye. ” – Albert Einstein

“ Nothing happens unless something moves. ” – Albert Einstein

“ Never memorize what you can look up in a book. ” – Albert Einstein

“ We cannot get to where we dream of being tomorrow unless we change our thinking today. ” – Albert Einstein

“ Do not grow old, no matter how long you live. Never cease to stand like curious children before the Great Mystery into which we were born. ” – Albert Einstein

“ If at first the idea is not absurd, then there is no hope for it. ” – Albert Einstein

“ Live with purpose. Don’t let people or things around you get you down. ” – Albert Einstein

“ Student is not a container you have to fill but a torch you have to light up. ” – Albert Einstein

“ The individual who has experienced solitude will not easily become a victim of mass suggestion. ” – Albert Einstein

“ Once you stop learning, you start dying ” – Albert Einstein

“ I don’t need to know everything, I just need to know where to find it, when I need it ” – Albert Einstein

“ but no mouse would ever construct ” – Albert Einstein

“ Everything that exists in your life, does so because of two things: something you did or something you didn’t do. ” – Albert Einstein

“ Three great forces rule the world: stupidity, fear and greed. ” – Albert Einstein

“ Most people see what is, and never see what can be. ” – Albert Einstein

“ Matter is Energy … Energy is Light … We are all Light Beings ” – Albert Einstein

“ You can’t use an old map to explore a new world. ” – Albert Einstein

“ Time is not at all what it seems. It does not flow in only one direction, and the future exists simultaneously with the past. ” – Albert Einstein

“ Intelligence is not the ability to store information, but to know where to find it. ” – Albert Einstein

“ Compassionate people are geniuses in the art of living, more necessary to the dignity, security, and joy of humanity than the discoverers of knowledge. ” – Albert Einstein

“ Everyone knew it was impossible, until a fool who didn’t know came along and did it. ” – Albert Einstein

“ The more I learn, the more I realize I don’t know. ” – Albert Einstein

“ It may be possible to fight intolerance, stupidity, and fanaticism seperately, but when they come together there is no hope. ” – Albert Einstein

“ Never do anything against conscience even if the state demands it. ” – Albert Einstein

“ I’m more interested in the future than in the past, because the future is where I intend to live. ” – Albert Einstein

“ Information is not knowledge. The only source of knowledge is experience. You need experience to gain wisdom. ” – Albert Einstein

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

“ Women always worry about things that men forget; men always worry about things women remember. ” – Albert Einstein

“ If I were not a physicist, I would probably be a musician. I often think in music. I live my daydreams in music. I see my life in terms of music. ” – Albert Einstein

“ Persistence is the most powerful force on earth, it can move mountains. ” – Albert Einstein

“ Even if you have to go through hell – go without hesitation. ” – Albert Einstein

“ Logic can take you from point A to point B. Imagination can take you wherever you want ” – Albert Einstein

“ The person with big dreams is more powerful than one with all the facts. ” – Albert Einstein

“ The true definition of madness is repeating the same action, over and over, hoping for a different result. ” – Albert Einstein

“ The only thing more dangerous than ignorance is arrogance ” – Albert Einstein

“ Men marry women with the hope they will never change. Women marry men with the hope they will change. Invariably they are both disappointed. ” – Albert Einstein

“ Everyone should be respected as an individual, but no one idolized. ” – Albert Einstein

“ There is no vaccine against stupidity. ” – Albert Einstein

“ Knowledge and ego are directly related. the less knowledge, the greater the ego ” – Albert Einstein

“ The intuitive mind is a sacred gift and the rational mind is a faithful servant. We have created a society that honors the servant and has forgotten the gift. We will not solve the problems of the world from the same level of thinking we were at when we created them. More than anything else, this new century demands new thinking: We must change our materially based analyses of the world around us to include broader, more multidimensional perspectives. ” – Albert Einstein

“ 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. ” – Albert Einstein

“ The state is made for man, not man for the state…. That is to say, the state should be our servant and not we its slaves ” – Albert Einstein

“ The most valuable thing a teacher can impart to children is not knowledge and understanding per se but a longing for knowledge and understanding, and an appreciation for intellectual values, whether they be artistic, scientific, or moral. It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge. 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. ” – Albert Einstein

“ I am a Jew, but I am enthralled by the luminous figure of the Nazarene. Jesus is too colossal for the pen of phrasemongers, however artful.” He further added: “No man can read the gospels without feeling the actual presence of Jesus. His personality pulsates in every word. No myth is filled with such life…Theseus and other heroes of his type lack the authentic vitality of Jesus. ” – Albert Einstein

“ Our task must be to free ourselves by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature and its beauty. ” – Albert Einstein

“ Gravitation cannot be held responsible for people falling in love. How on earth can you explain in terms of chemistry and physics so important a biological phenomenon as first love? Put your hand on a stove for a minute and it seems like an hour. Sit with that special girl for an hour and it seems like a minute. That’s relativity. ” – Albert Einstein

“ It is the preview of life’s coming attractions. ” – Albert Einstein

“ Genius is 1% talent and 99% percent hard work. ” – Albert Einstein

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

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

“ School failed me, and I failed the school. It bored me. The teachers behaved like Feldwebel (sergeants). I wanted to learn what I wanted to know, but they wanted me to learn for the exam. What I hated most was the competitive system there, and especially sports. Because of this, I wasn’t worth anything, and several times they suggested I leave. ” – Albert Einstein

“ Blind belief in authority is the greatest enemy of truth. ” – Albert Einstein

“ Don’t let your brain interfere with your heart. ” – Albert Einstein

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

“ The best design is the simplest one that works. ” – Albert Einstein

“ You do not really understand something unless you can explain it to your grandmother. ” – Albert Einstein

“ Genius is making complex ideas simple, not making simple ideas complex ” – Albert Einstein

“ We are slowed down sound and light waves, a walking bundle of frequencies tuned into the cosmos. We are souls dressed up in sacred biochemical garments and our bodies are the instruments through which our souls play their music. ” – Albert Einstein

“ I refuse to engage in an intellectual battle with an unarmed man. ” – Albert Einstein

“ The ideas that have lighted my way have been kindness, beauty and truth. ” – Albert Einstein

“ The height of stupidity is most clearly demonstrated by the individual who ridicules something he knows nothing about. ” – Albert Einstein

“ There is a race between mankind and the universe. Mankind is trying to build bigger, better, faster, and more foolproof machines. The universe is trying to build bigger, better, and faster fools. So far the universe is winning. ” – Albert Einstein

“ 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. ” – Albert Einstein

“ Even a fool is wise after an event. ” – Albert Einstein

“ Don’t wait for miracles, your whole life is a miracle. ” – Albert Einstein

“ If I had only one hour to save the world, I would spend fifty-five minutes defining the problem, and only five minutes finding the solution. ” – Albert Einstein

“ The more I study science, the more I believe in God. ” – Albert Einstein

“ Experience is knowledge. All the rest is information. ” – Albert Einstein

“ A large part of our attitude toward things is conditioned by opinions and emotions which we unconsciously absorb as children from our environment. In other words, it is tradition—besides inherited aptitudes and qualities—which makes us what we are. We but rarely reflect how relatively small as compared with the powerful influence of tradition is the influence of our conscious thought upon our conduct and convictions. ” – Albert Einstein

“ At least once a day, allow yourself the freedom to think and dream for yourself. ” – Albert Einstein

“ Condemnation before investigation is the highest form of ignorance. ” – Albert Einstein

“ 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

“ Stupidity is a personal achievement which transcends national boundaries. ” – Albert Einstein

“ A ship is always safe at the shore – but that is NOT what it is built for. ” – Albert Einstein

“ When you sit with a nice girl for two hours, it seems like two minutes; when you sit on a hot stove for two minutes, it seems like two hours. That’s relativity. ” – Albert Einstein

“ Coincidence is God’s way of remaining anonymous. ” – Albert Einstein

“ I believe we are here to do good. It is the responsibility of every human being to aspire to do something worthwhile, to make the world a better place than the one we found. ” – Albert Einstein

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

“ 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. ” – Albert Einstein

“ Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I’m not sure about the former. ” – Albert Einstein

“ I came to America because of the great, great freedom which I heard existed in this country. I made a mistake in selecting America as a land of freedom, a mistake I cannot repair in the balance of my lifetime. ” – Albert Einstein

“ If you can’t explain what you are doing to a nine-year-old, then either you still don’t understand it very well, or it’s not all that worthwile in the first place. ” – Albert Einstein

“ Live life to the fullest. You have to color outside the lines once in a while if you want to make your life a masterpiece. Laugh some every day. Keep growing, keep dreaming, keep following your heart. The important thing is not to stop questioning. ” – Albert Einstein

“ A human being is a part of the whole called by us universe, a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feeling as something separated from the rest, a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires and to affection for a few persons nearest to us. 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. ” – Albert Einstein

“ Weak people revenge. Strong people forgive. Intelligent People Ignore. ” – Albert Einstein

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

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

“ The woman who follows the crowd will usually go no further than the crowd. The woman who walks alone is likely to find herself in places no one has ever been before. ” – Albert Einstein

“ The intuitive mind is a sacred gift and the rational mind is a faithful servant. We have created a society that honors the servant and has forgotten the gift. ” – Albert Einstein

“ Learning is the beginning of wealth. Searching and learning is where the miracle process all begins. The great breakthrough in your life comes when you realize it that you can learn anything you need to learn to accomplish any goal that you set for yourself. This means there are no limits on what you can be, have or do. ” – Albert Einstein

“ The most important thing is to not stop questioning. ” – Albert Einstein

“ When we first got married, we made a pact. It was this: In our life together, it was decided I would make all of the big decisions and my wife would make all of the little decisions. For fifty years, we have held true to that agreement. I believe that is the reason for the success in our marriage. However, the strange thing is that in fifty years, there hasn’t been one big decision. ” – Albert Einstein

“ God did not create evil. Just as darkness is the absence of light, evil is the absence of God. ” – Albert Einstein

“ Adversity introduces a man to himself. ” – Albert Einstein

“ A clever person solves a problem. A wise person avoids it. ” – Albert Einstein

“ Know where to find the information and how to use it – That’s the secret of success. ” – Albert Einstein

“ Never give up on what you really want to do. ” – Albert Einstein

“ The only mistake in life is the lesson not learned. ” – Albert Einstein

“ Energy cannot be created or destroyed, it can only be changed from one form to another. ” – Albert Einstein

“ Try not to become a man of success, but a man of value. Look around at how people want to get more out of life than they put in. A man of value will give more than he receives. Be creative, but make sure that what you create is not a curse for mankind. ” – Albert Einstein

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

“ Any fool can know. The point is to understand. ” – Albert Einstein