50 Albert Einstein Quotes to Inspire You For Life

Albert Einstein is recognized around the world as one of the most iconic and intelligent minds ever. Here are 50 of Albert Einstein‘s most insightful quotes:

1. “The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing.”

2. “Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.”

3. “Truth is what stands the test of experience.”

4. “Common sense is nothing more than a deposit of prejudices laid down in the mind before you reach eighteen.”

5. “The only source of knowledge is experience.”

6. “Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.”

7. “There comes a time when the mind takes a higher plane of knowledge but can never prove how it got there.”

8. “Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.”

9. “We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.”


11. “Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school.”

12. “If A is a success in life, then A equals X plus Y plus Z. Work is X; Y is play, and Z is keeping your mouth shut.”

13. “Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler.”

14. “Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning.”

15. “Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.”

16. “I think and think for months and years. Ninety-nine times, the conclusion is false. The hundredth time I am right.”

17. “Unthinking respect for authority is the greatest enemy of truth.”

18. “Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile.”

19. “Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life’s coming attractions.”

20. “The most incomprehensible thing about the world is that it is comprehensible.” 

21. “To raise new questions, new possibilities, to regard old problems from a new angle, requires creative imagination and marks real advance in science.”

22. “Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.”

23. “Peace cannot be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.”

24. “Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving.”

25. “Small is the number of people who see with their eyes and think with their minds.”

26. “Any intelligent fool can make things bigger and more complex… It takes a touch of genius – and a lot of courage to move in the opposite direction.”

27. “There are two ways to live: you can live as if nothing is a miracle; you can live as if everything is a miracle.”

28. “Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds. The mediocre mind is incapable of understanding the man who refuses to bow blindly to conventional prejudices and chooses instead to express his opinions courageously and honestly.”

29. “The most beautiful experience we can have is the mysterious. It is the fundamental emotion that stands at the cradle of true art and true science.”

30. “The difference between genius and stupidity is that genius has its limits.”


32. “No problem can be solved from the same level of consciousness that created it.”

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

34. “Once you stop learning, you start dying.”

35. “Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited, whereas imagination embraces the entire world, stimulating progress, giving birth to evolution.”

36. “There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.”

37. “Without deep reflection one knows from daily life that one exists for other people.”

38. “Try not to become a man of success, but rather try to become a man of value.”

39. “Nothing truly valuable arises from ambition or from a mere sense of duty; it stems rather from love and devotion towards men and towards objective things.”


41. “No amount of experimentation can ever prove me right; a single experiment can prove me wrong.”

42. “If you can’t explain it simply, you don’t understand it well enough.”

43. “You ask me if I keep a notebook to record my great ideas. I’ve only ever had one.”

44. “A happy man is too satisfied with the present to dwell too much on the future.”

45. “The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination.”

46. “Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.”

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

48. “It’s not that I’m so smart, it’s just that I stay with problems longer.”

49. “Anger dwells only in the bosom of fools.”

50. “The only way to escape the corruptible effect of praise is to go on working.”