What Was Albert Einstein Thinking?

Being a man of immense intellect and imagination, Albert Einstein (1879-1955) is revered as one of the best brains the world has ever had. Needless to say, his thoughts and works are often studied, discussed and quoted.

Here are some of quotes by Albert Einstein as he looked at various issues. It is hoped that these will also provide you some reflections which can help you appreciate life from his perspective.


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

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

An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.

A table, a chair, a bowl of fruit and a violin; what else does a man need to be happy?

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

The fear of death is the most unjustified of all fears, for there’s no risk of accident for someone who’s dead.

The process of scientific discovery is, in effect, a continual flight from wonder.

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

Imagination is more important than knowledge.

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

A perfection of means, and confusion of aims, seems to be our main problem.

Do not worry about your difficulties in Mathematics. I can assure you mine are still greater.

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

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

Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.

Joy in looking and comprehending is nature’s most beautiful gift.

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