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.


Politics is more difficult than physics.

Albert Einstein

Put your hand on a hot stove for a minute and it seems like an hour. Sit with a pretty girl for an hour, and it seems like a minute.

Albert Einstein

Each of us is here for a brief sojourn; for what purpose he knows not, though he senses it. But without deeper reflection one knows from daily life that one exists for other people.

Albert Einstein

Every kind of peaceful cooperation among men is primarily based on mutual trust and only secondarily on institutions such as courts of justice and police     

Albert Einstein

I have reached the conviction that the abolition of the death penalty is desirable. Reasons: 1) Irreparability in the event of an error of justice, 2) Detrimental moral influence of the execution procedure on those who, whether directly or indirectly, have to do with the procedure.     

Albert Einstein

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

Albert Einstein

Laws alone can not secure freedom of expression; in order that every man present his views without penalty there must be spirit of tolerance in the entire population.     

Albert Einstein

The only mistake in life is the lesson not learned.

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. It is enough if one tries merely to comprehend a little of this mystery every day. Never lose a holy curiosity.     

Albert Einstein

Only a life lived in the service to others is worth living.     

Albert Einstein

Everything that is really great and inspiring is created by the individual who can labor in freedom.

Albert Einstein

We can not solve our problems with the same level of thinking that created them.

Albert Einstein

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

Albert Einstein

We still do not know one thousandth of one percent of what nature has revealed to us.     

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

Coincidence is God's way of remaining Unknown Author.

Albert Einstein

Coincidence is God's way of remaining Unknown Author.

Albert Einstein

The world is a dangerous place, not because of those who do evil, but because of those who look on and do nothing.

Albert Einstein

I have no special talent. I am only passionately curious.

Albert Einstein

True religion is real living; living with all one's soul, with all one's goodness and righteousness.     

Albert Einstein

To make a goal of comfort or happiness has never appealed to me; a system of ethics built on this basis would be sufficient only for a herd of cattle

Albert Einstein

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

Albert Einstein

Gravitation is not responsible for people falling in love.     

Albert Einstein

The thinking that got us to where we are is not the thinking that will get us to where we want to be.     

Albert Einstein

In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.     

Albert Einstein

Example isn't another way to teach, it is the only way to teach.

Albert Einstein

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

Albert Einstein

You have to learn the rules of the game. And then you have to play better than anyone else.

Albert Einstein

I am thankful for all of those who said NO to me. It’s because of them I’m doing it myself.

Albert Einstein

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

Albert Einstein