Quotes of Albert Einstein
"It doesn't matter what he does,
he will never amount to anything."
Albert Einstein's teacher to his father, 1895.
When told that a prominent inventor believed
fact-knowledge vitally important, Einstein disagreed: "A
person doesn't need to go to college to learn facts. He can get
them from books. The value of a liberal arts college education is
that it trains the mind to think."
"Try not to become a person of success but
rather try to become a person of value."
"Great spirits have always
encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds."
"It is a miracle that curiosity survives
"The important thing is not to stop
questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing."
"If A equals success, then the formula is
A = X + Y + Z.
X is work. - Y is play. - Z is keep your mouth shut."
"The difference between genius and stupidity
is that genius has its limits."
"No, this trick wont work...How on earth are you ever going to explain in terms of chemistry and physics so important
a biological phenomenon as first love?"
"The most beautiful experience we can have is the mysterious ... the fundamental emotion which stands at the cradle of true art and true science."
"Not everything that can be counted counts, and not
everything that counts can be counted."
"Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen."
"I never think of the future. It comes soon enough."
"Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world."
"In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity."
"When you sit with a nice girl for two hours, you think it's only a minute. But when you sit on a hot stove for a minute, you think it's two hours. That's relativity."
"Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former." -
The intuitive mind is a sacred gift and the rational mind is a
We have created a society that honours the servant and has forgotten the gift.
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