Best Albert Einstein Quotes

Albert Einstein quotes
Albert Einstein quotes

“I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.”

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

“Unthinking respect for authority is the greatest enemy of truth.”

“All religions, arts and sciences are branches of the same tree…”

“The important thing is to not stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing.”

“Had I known that the Germans would not succeed in producing an atomic bomb, I would not have lifted a finger.”

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

“Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I’m not sure about the universe.”

“Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.”

“Work is the only thing that gives substance to life.”

Albert Einstein quotes
Albert Einstein quotes

“I look upon myself as a man. Nationalism is an infantile disease. It is the measles of mankind.”

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

“The mass of a body is a measure of its energy content.”

“Without “ethical culture,” there is no salvation for humanity.”

“Gandhi’s views were the most enlightened of all the political men in our time. We should strive to do things in his spirit… not to use violence in fighting for our cause, but by non-participation in what we believe is evil.”

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

“Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds…”

Albert Einstein and Charlie Chaplin

“Do not worry about your difficulties in mathematics; I can assure you that mine are still greater.”

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

“Enjoying the joys of others and suffering with them—these are the best guides for man.”

“I believe that a simple and unassuming life is good for everybody, physically and mentally.”

“The monotony of a quiet life stimulates the creative mind.”

“I never worry about the future. It comes soon enough.”

Albert Einstein and  RabindranathTagore
Albert Einstein and RabindranathTagore

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

“A scientist is a mimosa when he himself has made a mistake, and a roaring lion when he discovers a mistake of others.”

“When I was young, all I wanted and expected from life was to sit quietly in some corner doing my work without the public paying attention to me. And now see what has become of me.”

“The more a country makes military weapons, the more insecure it becomes: if you have weapons, you become a target for attack.”

“All of science is nothing more than the refinement of everyday thinking.”

“The example of great and pure characters is the only thing that can produce fine ideas and noble deeds.”

“Strange is our situation here on earth. Each of us comes for a short visit, not knowing why, yet sometimes seeming to divine a purpose.”

“I do not like to state an opinion on a matter unless I know the precise facts.”

“I am a Jew, but I am enthralled by the luminous figure of the Nazarene.”


  1. Amazing post! I love the quotes but also the photo of Einstein and Chaplin. Two men that have impressed me since ever.


      1. Einstein was – obviously – special in so many ways. But what stands out for me is the humility and sense of humor to match his mental capacity. Thanks for posting these beautiful quotations.


  2. …’If you want to be happy, tie it to a goal …’ How’s that for creating goals and persevering with them!


  3. “I lived in that solitude which is painful in youth, but delicious in the years of maturity.”

    I love that~


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