35 Wise Albert Einstein Quotes We Cannot Ignore

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Albert Einstein was a genius;

Einstein was a theoretical physicist born in 1879, and he died in 1955. Einstein developed the general theory of relativity.

Everyone is aware of Albert Einstein’s name and how famous it is, as well as some of the most common quotes he’s said over the years.

Below are 35 wise Albert Einstein quotes we cannot ignore.

You may have heard several of them, as they’re very common to hear when growing up. If you enjoy the quotes please don’t forget to share them with your friends on social media, and let us know which Einstein quote is your favorite.


35 Wise Albert Einstein Quotes

1. “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.” – Albert Einstein

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

3. “Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited, whereas imagination embraces the entire world, stimulating progress, giving birth to evolution.” – Albert Einstein

4. “The important thing is not to stop questioning; curiosity has its own reason for existing.” – Albert Einstein

5. “Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.” – Albert Einstein

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

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

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

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


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


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

12. “Do not worry about your difficulties in mathematics, I can assure you that mine are all greater.” – Albert Einstein

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

14. “Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile.” – Albert Einstein

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

16. “I never think of the future. It comes soon enough.” – Albert Einstein

17. “Try not to become a man of success, but rather try to become a man of value.” – Albert Einstein

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

19. “Nature shows us only the tail of the lion. But I do not doubt that the lion belongs to it even though he cannot at once reveal himself because of his enormous size.” – Albert Einstein


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20. “Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.” – Albert Einstein


21. “The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.” – Albert Einstein

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

23. “Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.” – Albert Einstein

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

25. “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.” – Albert Einstein

26. “Falling in love is not at all the most stupid thing that people do— but gravitation cannot be held responsible for it.” – Albert Einstein

27. “Put your hand on a hot stove for a minute and it seems like an hour. Sit with a pretty girl for an hour, and it seems like a minute.” – Albert Einstein

28. “If the facts don’t fit the theory, change the facts.” – Albert Einstein

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


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30. “If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed.” – Albert Einstein


31. “The only reason for time is so that everything doesn’t happen at once.” – Albert Einstein

32. “Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.” – Albert Einstein

33. “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

34. “The faster you go, the shorter you are.” – Albert Einstein

35. “The devil has put a penalty on all things we enjoy in life. Either we suffer in health or we suffer in soul or we get fat.” – Albert Einstein


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Thanks for checking out these legendary Einstein quotes! A lot of them you’ve probably heard time and time again!

Do you have any favorite Einstein quotes? Leave a comment below and let us know your thoughts.

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  1. I am a middle class somewhat intelligent woman but I never earned a life rich enough to, as I consistently read about, “travel the workd”, either for enlightenment, gather “self awareness, intelligence” peace, etc. So, I have tried to attain these experiences within the boundaries of my socioeconomy.I get a wee bit frustrated when I always hear about our need to travel. I just don’t know who to send the bI’ll too afterwards. Hhmmm


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