Quotes by Albert Einstein


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

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

Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.
– Albert Einstein
A hundred times every day I remind myself that my inner and outer life depend on the labors 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.
– Albert Einstein
A man should look for what is, and not for what he thinks should be.
– Albert Einstein
A man's ethical behavior should be based effectually on sympathy, education, and social ties and needs; no religious basis is necessary. Man would indeed be in a poor way if he had to be restrained by fear of punishment and hope of reward after death.
– Albert Einstein
A perfection of means, and confusion of aims, seems to be our main problem.
– Albert Einstein
A question that sometimes drives me hazy: am I or are the others crazy?
– Albert Einstein
A table, a chair, a bowl of fruit and a violin; what else does a man need to be happy?
– Albert Einstein
After a certain high level of technical skill is achieved, science and art tend to coalesce in esthetics, plasticity, and form. The greatest scientists are always artists as well.
– Albert Einstein
All of us who are concerned for peace and triumph of reason and justice must be keenly aware how small an influence reason and honest good will exert upon events in the political field.
– Albert Einstein
All our science, measured against reality, is primitive and childlike-and yet it is the most precious thing we have.
– Albert Einstein
All religions, arts and sciences are branches of the same tree.
– Albert Einstein
All such action would cease if those powerful elemental forces were to cease stirring within us.
– Albert Einstein
All that is valuable in human society depends upon the opportunity for development accorded the individual.
– Albert Einstein
All these constructions and the laws connecting them can be arrived at by the principle of looking for the mathematically simplest concepts and the link between them.
– Albert Einstein
All these primary impulses, not easily described in words, are the springs of man's actions.
– Albert Einstein
An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.
– Albert Einstein
An oligarchy of private capital cannot be effectively checked even by a democratically organized political society because under existing conditions, private capitalists inevitably control, directly or indirectly, the main sources of information.
– Albert Einstein