Albert Einstein Principles

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Albert Einstein was a German-born theoretical physicist who developed the theory of relativity, one of the two pillars of modern physics. His work is also known for its influence on the philosophy of science.

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

“Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.”

“Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.”

“We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.”

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

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

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

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

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

“Small is the number of people who see with their eyes and think with their minds.”

“Life is like riding a bicycle, to keep your balance you must keep moving”

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

“The difference between genius and stupidity is that genius has its limits.”

“Information is not knowledge.”

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

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

“The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination.”

“Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.”

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

“It’s not that I’m so smart, it’s just that I stay with problems longer.”

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

“A man should look for what is, and not for what he thinks should be.”

“I never think of the future. It comes soon enough.”

“Most teachers waste their time by asking questions that are intended to discover what a pupil does not know, whereas the true art of questioning is to discover what the pupil does know or is capable of knowing.”

“Once we accept our limits, we go beyond them.”

“Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.”

“Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.”

“In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.”

“A question that sometimes drives me hazy: am I or are the others crazy?”

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