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.


Logic will get you from A to Z; imagination will get you everywhere.     

Albert Einstein

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

Albert Einstein

The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination.     

Albert Einstein

Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow.

Albert Einstein

Science is a wonderful thing if one does not have to earn one's living at it.     

Albert Einstein

Science can only ascertain what is, but not what should be, and outside of its domain value judgements of all kinds remain necessary.     

Albert Einstein

The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.

Albert Einstein

Pure mathematics is, in its way, the poetry of logical ideas.     

Albert Einstein

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.

Albert Einstein

Our task must be to free ourselves... by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature and its beauty.     

Albert Einstein

Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.

Albert Einstein

Sometimes one pays most for the things one gets for nothing.

Albert Einstein

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

Albert Einstein

You can never solve a problem with the same kind of thinking that created the problem in the first place.

Albert Einstein

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

Albert Einstein

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

Albert Einstein

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

Albert Einstein

Solitude is painful when one is young, but delightful when one is more mature.

Albert Einstein

I live in that solitude which is painful in youth, but delicious in the years of maturity.

Albert Einstein

I believe that pipe smoking contributes to a somewhat calm and objective judgment in all human affairs.

Albert Einstein

Let every man judge according to his own standards, by what he has himself read, not by what others tell him.     

Albert Einstein

Few are those who see with their own eyes and feel with their own hearts.

Albert Einstein

The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination.     

Albert Einstein

Try not to become a man of success but rather try to become a man of value.

Albert Einstein

Technological progress is like an axe in the hands of a pathological criminal.

Albert Einstein

I like to think that the moon is there even if I am not looking at it.     

Albert Einstein

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

Albert Einstein

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

Albert Einstein

Life is a preparation for the future; and the best preparation for the future is to live as if there were none.     

Albert Einstein

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

Albert Einstein