Albert Einstein Quotes


Unschooling Quotes by Albert Einstein and Others

Albert Einstein 14 March 1879 – 18 April 1955) was a German-born theoretical physicist. He developed the general theory of relativity, one of the two pillars of modern physics. Einstein’s work is also known for its influence on the philosophy of science.

Einstein is best known in popular culture for his mass–energy equivalence formula E = mc2 (which has been dubbed “the world’s most famous equation”).He received the 1921 Nobel Prize in Physics for his “services to theoretical physics”, in particular his discovery of the law of the photoelectric effect, a pivotal step in the evolution of quantum theory.


1. Albert Einstein Quotes

1. Laws of attraction

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


2. True brilliance

Computers are incredibly fast, accurate and stupid.  Human beings are incredibly slow, inaccurate and brilliant. Together they are powerful beyond imagination.


3. Authenticity

“Few are those who see with their own eyes and feel with their own hearts.”



4. Clash course

“Once you can accept the universe as matter expanding into nothing that is something, wearing stripes with plaid comes easy.”



5. Total peace

“You cannot simultaneously prevent and prepare for war.”



6. Imagination is power

Imagination is powerImagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited, whereas imagination embraces the entire world, stimulating progress, giving birth to evolution.”


7. Inquiring minds

“Never lose a holy curiosity.”




8. Intellectual frontier

“As our circle of knowledge expands, so does the circumference of darkness surrounding it.”



9. Ideology

“It is harder to crack a prejudice than an atom.”




10. Risky business

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



11. Proven worth

“Ethical axioms are found and tested not very differently from the axioms of science. Truth is what stands the test of experience.”



12. Looking outward

“A person starts to live when he can live outside himself.”




13. Failure to adjust

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



14. Infinite folly

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



15. The nature of reality

Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one. “