Albert Einstein Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Albert Einstein quotes, Albert Einstein sayings, and Albert Einstein proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Rejoice with your family in the beautiful land of life.     

Albert Einstein

One can only continue to expect to be read if one omits everything that is unimportant.     

Albert Einstein

People love chopping wood. In this activity one immediately sees results.     

Albert Einstein

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

Albert Einstein

Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life's coming attractions.     

Albert Einstein

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

Albert Einstein

The really valuable method of thought to arrive at a logically coherent system is intuition.     

Albert Einstein

The only real valuable thing is intuition.     

Albert Einstein

Out of complexity, find simplicity.     

Albert Einstein

The only way to escape the personal corruption of praise is to go on working.     

Albert Einstein

If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.     

Albert Einstein

The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.     

Albert Einstein

The measure of intelligence is the ability to change.     

Albert Einstein

When you examine the lives of the most influential people who have ever walked among us, you discover one thread that winds through them all. They have been aligned first with their spiritual nature and only then with their physical selves.     

Albert Einstein

The family that prays together...is brainwashing their children.     

Albert Einstein

The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing. One cannot help but be in awe when he contemplates the mysteries of eternity, of life, of the marvelous structure of reality.     

Albert Einstein

The framing of a problem is often far more essential than its solution.     

Albert Einstein

It is every man's obligation to put back into the world at least the equivalent of what he takes out of it.     

Albert Einstein

When a man sits with a pretty girl for an hour, it seems like a minute. But let him sit on a hot stove for a minute — and it's longer than any hour. That's relativity.     

Albert Einstein

Concern for man and his fate must always form the chief interest of all technical endeavors. Never forget this in the midst of your diagrams and equations.     

Albert Einstein

It is the theory which decides what can be observed.     

Albert Einstein

The truth of a theory is in your mind, not in your eyes.     

Albert Einstein

Each possession I own is but a stone around my neck.     

Albert Einstein

Blind belief in authority is the greatest enemy of truth.     

Albert Einstein

Humankind's desire for peace can be realized only by the creation of a world government.     

Albert Einstein

The monotony and solitude of a quiet life stimulates the creative mind.     

Albert Einstein

Overpopulation in various countries has become a serious threat to the health of people and a grave obstacle to any attempt to organise peace on this planet     

Albert Einstein

My pacifism is not based on any intellectual theory but on a deep antipathy to every form of cruelty and hatred.     

Albert Einstein

The goal of pacifism is possible only though a supranational organization. To stand unconditionally for this cause is the criterion of true pacifism.     

Albert Einstein

We must begin to inculcate our children against militarism by educating them in the spirit of pacifism. Our schoolbooks glorify war and conceal it's horror. I would teach peace rather than war.     

Albert Einstein