Albert Einstein Famous Quotes


If you have a young child, who occasionally displays extraordinary brilliance, you might be used to people calling him “Einstein.” However, did you know that as a child Albert Einstein was a slow learner? His teacher believed that Albert would not succeed in any career. Of course, Einstein proved that slow learners need not be unintelligent. If the genius of Albert Einstein intrigues you, enjoy this collection of Albert Einstein famous quotes.

  • 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. 
  • Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen. 
  • 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. 
  • The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and all science. He to whom this emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead: his eyes are closed. 
  • The further the spiritual evolution of mankind advances, the more certain it seems to me that the path to genuine religiosity does not lie through the fear of life, and the fear of death, and blind faith, but through striving after rational knowledge. 
  • Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one. 
  • The only sure way to avoid making mistakes is to have no new ideas. 
  • The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking. 
  • Through the release of atomic energy, our generation has brought into the world the most revolutionary force since prehistoric man’s discovery of fire. This basic force of the universe cannot be fitted into the outmoded concept of narrow nationalisms. 
  • Thus the partial differential equation entered theoretical physics as a handmaid, but has gradually become mistress. 
  • All religions, arts and sciences are branches of the same tree. All these aspirations are directed toward ennobling man’s life, lifting it from the sphere of mere physical existence and leading the individual towards freedom.

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