Famous Quotes from Albert Einstein

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We always have something to learn from this Talented Genius Albert Einstein. Even after almost 100 years later, these quotes fit into reality like a well fitted gloves.

Here are some of his most famous quotes:

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  • In theory, theory and practice are the same. In practice, they are not.
  • Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius (and a lot of courage) to move in the opposite direction.
  • A table, a chair, a bowl of fruit and a violin – what else does a man need to be happy?
  • Imagination is more important than knowledge.
  • Before God, we are all equally wise – and equally foolish.
  • One does not make wars less likely by formulating rules of warfare.
  • Gravitation is not responsible for people falling in love.
  • I want to know God’s thoughts; the rest are details.
  • If the facts don’t fit the theory, change the facts.
  • The hardest thing in the world to understand is income tax.
  • Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.
  • The only real valuable thing is intuition.
  • A person starts to live when he can live outside himself.
  • The weakness of attitude becomes a weakness of character.
  • I never think of the future. It comes soon enough.
  • Sometimes one pays most for the things one gets for nothing.
  • Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.
  • Great spirits have often encountered violent opposition from weak minds.
  • Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler.
  • Science is a wonderful thing if one does not have to earn one’s living at it.
  • The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.
  • The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.
  • Peace cannot be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.
  • The most incomprehensible thing about the world is that it is comprehensible.
  • We can’t solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them.
  • Education is what remains after one has forgotten everything he learned in school.
  • The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing.
  • If A is a success in life, then A equals X plus Y plus Z. Work is X; Y is playing, and Z is keeping your mouth shut.
  • Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity, and I’m not sure about the universe.
  • As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain. As far as they are certain, they do not refer to reality.
  • I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
  • The fear of death is the most unjustified of all fears, for there’s no risk of accident for someone who’s dead.
  • How on earth are you ever going to explain in terms of chemistry and physics so important a biological phenomenon as first love?
  • The release of atom power has changed everything except our way of thinking.
  • Not everything that counts can be counted, and not everything that can be counted, counts.
  • You see – wire telegraph is a kind of a very, very long cat. You pull his tail in New York and his head is meowing in Los Angeles. Do you understand this? And radio operates exactly the same way: You send signals here, and they receive them there. The only difference is that there is no cat.

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