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.

2. Albert Einstein Education Quotes

We compiled a list of his 15 most “tweetable” quotes on Education and Science:

1. “Do not worry about your difficulties in Mathematics. I can assure you mine are still greater.”

2. “Education is what remains after one has forgotten everything he learned in school. It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education. “

3. “I have no special talent. I am only passionately curious.”

4. “A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.”

5. If you can’t explain it simply, you don’t understand it well enough.

6. Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life’s coming attractions.

7. Imagination is more important than knowledge.

8. Intellectual growth should commence at birth and cease only at death.

9. It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.

10. Knowledge of what is does not open the door directly to what should be.

11. Most people say that is it is the intellect which makes a great scientist. They are wrong: it is character.

12. Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I’m not sure about the former.

13. Pure mathematics is, in its way, the poetry of logical ideas.

14. Reading, after a certain age, diverts the mind too much from its creative pursuits. Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.

16. The only source of knowledge is experience.

17. The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.

18. “Not everything that counts can be counted, and not everything that can be counted counts.”

19. “Teaching should be such that what is offered is perceived as a valuable gift and not as a hard duty.”

20. “Try not to become a man of success but rather to become a man of value.”

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

22. “Great spirits have always found violent opposition from mediocre minds. The latter cannot understand it when a man does not thoughtlessly submit to hereditary prejudices but honestly and courageously uses his intelligence.”

23. “Whoever undertakes to set himself up as judge in the field of truth and knowledge is shipwrecked by the laughter of the Gods.”