Well-Said, Einstein: 25 Quotes We Can All Agree With


  1. “Try not to become a man of success, but rather try to become a man of value”
  2. “Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.”
  3. “Few people are capable of expressing with equanimity opinions which differ from the prejudices of their social environment. Most people are even incapable of forming such opinions.”
  4. “Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile.”
  5. “Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving”
  6. “I never think of the future. It comes soon enough.”
  7. “Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited, whereas imagination embraces the entire world, stimulating progress, giving birth to evolution.”
  8. “True art is characterized by an irresistible urge in the artist.”
  9. “The important thing is not to stop questioning; curiosity has its own reason for existing.”
  10. “Falling in love is not at all the most stupid thing that people do — but gravitation cannot be held responsible for it.”
  11. “The most beautiful experience we can have is the mysterious. It is the fundamental emotion that stands at the cradle of true art and true science.”
  12. “Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.”
  13. “The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.”
  14. “The difference between genius and stupidity is that genius has its limits.
  15. “Pure mathematics is, in its way, the poetry of logical ideas.”
  16. “Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds. The mediocre mind is incapable of understanding the man who refuses to bow blindly to conventional prejudices and chooses instead to express his opinions courageously and honestly.”
  17. “It’s not that I’m so smart, it’s just that I stay with problems longer.”
  18. “Peace cannot be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.”
  19. “Do not worry about your difficulties in mathematics, I can assure you that mine are all greater”
  20. “In order to form an immaculate member of a flock of sheep one must, above all, be a sheep.”
  21. “The most incomprehensible thing about the world is that it is comprehensible.”
  22. “Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.”
  23. “Truth is what stands the test of experience.”
  24. “Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.”
  25. “Human knowledge and skills alone cannot lead humanity to a happy and dignified life. Humanity has every reason to place the proclaimers of high moral standards and values above the discoverers of objective truth.”

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