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.


Whoever is careless with the truth in small matters cannot be trusted with important matters.

Albert Einstein

Setting an example is not the main means of influencing others; it is the only means.     

Albert Einstein

Life is change. Growth is optional. Choose wisely.

Albert Einstein

We can't solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them.

Albert Einstein

Three Rules of Work: Out of clutter find simplicity; from discord find harmony; in the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.     

Albert Einstein

The finest emotion of which we are capable is the mystic emotion.

Albert Einstein

Relativity applies to physics, not ethics.

Albert Einstein

The real problem is in the hearts and minds of men. It is not a problem of physics but of ethics. It is easier to denature plutonium than to denature the evil from the spirit of man.     

Albert Einstein

All meaningful and lasting change starts first in your imagination and then works its way out. Imagination is more important than knowledge.     

Albert Einstein

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

Albert Einstein

The real problem is in the hearts and minds of men. It is easier to denature plutonium than to denature the evil spirit of man.     

Albert Einstein

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

Albert Einstein

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

Albert Einstein

The world is a dangerous place to live, not because of the people who are evil, but because of the people who don't do anything about it.     

Albert Einstein

The most incomprehensible thing about the world is that it is at all comprehensible.     

Albert Einstein

To understand the world one must not be worrying about one's self.     

Albert Einstein

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

Albert Einstein

Everyone should be respected as an individual, but no one idolized.

Albert Einstein

If a man aspires towards a righteous life, his first act of abstinence is from injury to animals.

Albert Einstein

The man who regards his own life and that of his fellow creatures as meaningless is not merely unfortunate but almost disqualified for life.     

Albert Einstein

Everything that can be counted does not necessarily count; everything that counts cannot necessarily be counted.

Albert Einstein

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

Albert Einstein

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.     

Albert Einstein

Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile.     

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

The value of a man resides in what he gives and not in what he is capable of receiving.     

Albert Einstein

The woman who follows the crowd will usually go no further than the crowd. The woman who walks alone is likely to find herself in places no one has ever been before.

Albert Einstein

All of us who are concerned for peace and triumph of reason and justice must be keenly aware how small an influence reason and honest good will exert upon events in the political field.

Albert Einstein

Politics is for the present, but an equation is for eternity.

Albert Einstein

Politics is a pendulum whose swings between anarchy and tyranny are fueled by perpetually rejuvenated illusions.     

Albert Einstein

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