151 Albert Einstein Quotes About Technology, Life & Love {2023 Update}

Albert Einstein Quotes

Albert Einstein Quotes & Albert Einstein Thoughts

Relativity applies to physics, not ethics.

I believe in intuition and inspiration. At times I feel certain I am right while not knowing the reason.

The search for truth is more precious than its possession.

Success comes from curiosity, concentration, perseverance and self-criticism.

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.

Weak people revenge. Strong people forgive. Intelligent people ignore.

On how he sees himself: A person with no roots anywhere… a stranger everywhere.

I believe in one thing, that only a life lived for others is a life worth living.

The value of a man should be seen in what he gives and not in what he is able to receive.

I must be willing to give up what I am in order to become what I will be.

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

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

Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.

A man’s ethical behavior should be based effectually on sympathy, education, and social ties; no religious basis is necessary. Man would indeed be in a poor way if he had to be restrained by fear of punishment and hope of reward after death.

I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination.

Innovation is not the product of logical thought, although the result is tied to logical structure.

Nationalism is an infantile disease. It is the measles of mankind.

It has become appallingly obvious that our technology has exceeded our humanity.

Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.

Our death is not an end if we have lived on in our children and the younger generations. For they are us; our bodies are only wilted leaves on the tree of life.

Every man has a right over his own life and war destroys lives that were full of promise.

I am a deeply religious nonbeliever. This is a somewhat new kind of religion.

This is quite natural: everybody likes to do that for which he has a talent.

Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited, whereas imagination embraces the entire world, stimulating progress, giving birth to evolution. It is, strictly speaking, a real factor in scientific research.

Live with purpose. Don’t let people or things around you get you down.

Before God we are all equally wise – and equally foolish.

Nothing will benefit human health and increase chances of survival for life on earth as much as the evolution to a vegetarian diet.

Intellectual growth should commence at birth and cease only at death.

An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.

I salute the man who is going through life always helpful, knowing no fear, and to whom aggressiveness and resentment are alien.

Without the sense of fellowship with men of like mind, of preoccupation with the objective, the eternally unattainable in the field of art and scientific research, life would have seemed to me empty.

All religions, arts and sciences are branches of the same tree.

If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales. If you want them to be more intelligent, read them more fairy tales.

Nothing is more destructive of respect for the government and the law of the land than passing laws which cannot be enforced.

Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere.

With fame I become more and more stupid, which of course is a very common phenomenon.

The true value of a human being is determined primarily by the measure and the sense in which he has attained liberation from the self.

Failure and deprivation are the best educators and purifiers.

I believe, indeed, that overemphasis on the purely intellectual attitude, often directed solely to the practical and factual, in our education, has led directly to the impairment of ethical values.

Love brings much happiness, much more than pining brings pain.

The pursuit of truth and beauty is a sphere of activity in which we are permitted to remain children all our lives.

A table, a chair, a bowl of fruit and a violin; what else does a man need to be happy?

A clever person solves a problem. A wise person avoids it.

The most important motive for work in school and in life is pleasure in work, pleasure in its result and the knowledge of the value of the result to the community.

What is right is not always popular and what is popular is not always right.

Morality is of the highest importance–but for us, not for God.

Death is a reality… Life ends definitely when the subject, by his actions, no longer affects his environment… He can no longer add an iota to the sum total of his experience.

Joy in looking and comprehending is nature’s most beautiful gift.

It is the duty of every citizen according to his best capacities to give validity to his convictions in political affairs.

The release of atomic energy has not created a new problem. It has merely made more urgent the necessity of solving an existing one.

God does not care about our mathematical difficulties. He integrates empirically.

The eternal mystery of the universe is its comprehensibility.

I believe that a simple and unassuming manner of life is best for everyone, best both for the body and the mind.

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

The world as we have created it is a process of our thinking. It cannot be changed without changing our thinking.

I am a horse for single harness, not cut out for tandem or team work. I have never belonged wholeheartedly to country or state, to my circle of friends, or even to my own family. These ties have always been accompanied by a vague aloofness, and the wish to withdraw into myself increases with the years.

The best way to cheer yourself is to cheer somebody else up.

When you trip over love, it is easy to get up. But when you fall in love, it is impossible to stand again.

To Mileva Maric: Just be of good cheer, love, and don’t fret.

Space by itself, and time by itself, are doomed to fade away into mere shadows, and only a kind union of the two will preserve an independent reality.

All that is valuable in human society depends upon the opportunity for development accorded the individual.

If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or things.

To Mileva Maric: Don’t be angry for my not having written you for so long, I simply haven’t much to say that you don’t know already. So I help myself out with what always stays lovely and nice.

Marriage makes people treat each other as articles of property and no longer as free human beings.

I cannot imagine a God who rewards and punishes the objects of his creation and is but a reflection of human frailty.

Without ‘ethical culture’ there is no salvation for humanity.

The scientist find his rewards in what Henri Poincaré calls the joy of comprehension, and not in the possibilities of application to which any discovery may lead.

My passionate interest in social justice and social responsibility has always stood in curious contrast to a marked lack of desire for direct association with men and women.

Women marry men hoping they will change. Men marry women hoping they will not. So each is inevitably disappointed.

Why is it that nobody understands me, yet everybody likes me?

I believe in Spinoza’s God, Who reveals Himself in the lawful harmony of the world, not in a God Who concerns Himself with the fate and the doings of mankind.

I am not only a pacifist, but a militant pacifist. I am willing to fight for peace… Is it not better for a man to die for a cause in which he believes, such as peace, than to suffer for a cause in which he does not believe, such as war?

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