Quotes by Albert Einstein

Albert Einstein German born American physicist
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  • Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.
    -- Albert Einstein
  • The most incomprehensible thing about the world is that it is comprehensible.
    -- Albert Einstein
  • Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value.
    -- Albert Einstein
  • The value of a man should be seen in what he gives and not in what he is able to receive.
    -- Albert Einstein
  • Do not worry about your difficulties in mathematics. I can assure you mine are still greater.
    -- Albert Einstein
  • Isn't it strange that I who have written only unpopular books should be such a popular fellow?
    -- Albert Einstein
  • I have no special talent. I am only passionately curious.
    -- Albert Einstein
  • The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing.
    -- Albert Einstein
  • Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.
    -- Albert Einstein
  • The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.
    -- Albert Einstein
  • Teaching should be such that what is offered is perceived as a valuable gift and not as a hard duty.
    -- Albert Einstein
  • When a man sits with a pretty girl for an hour, it seems like a minute. But let him sit on a hot stove for a minute and it's longer than any hour. That's relativity.
    -- Albert Einstein
  • If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
    -- Albert Einstein
  • Few are those who see with their own eyes and feel with their own hearts.
    -- Albert Einstein
  • Everything that can be counted does not necessarily count; everything that counts cannot necessarily be counted.
    -- Albert Einstein
  • I am not only a pacifist but a militant pacifist. I am willing to fight for peace. Nothing will end war unless the people themselves refuse to go to war.
    -- Albert Einstein
  • The release of atomic energy has not created a new problem. It has merely made more urgent the necessity of solving an existing one.
    -- Albert Einstein
  • 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
  • The release of atom power has changed everything except our way of thinking...the solution to this problem lies in the heart of mankind. If only I had known, I should have become a watchmaker.
    -- Albert Einstein
  • You cannot simultaneously prevent and prepare for war.
    -- Albert Einstein