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Albert Einstein Quotes


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I shall never believe that God plays dice with the world.
[Believe]
 

I think and think for months, for years. Ninety-nine times the conclusion is false. The hundredth time I am right.
[Time]
 

I used to go away for weeks in a state of confusion.
 

I want to know God's thoughts; the rest are details.
 

If A is success in life, then A equals x plus y plus z. Work is x; y is play; and z is keeping your mouth shut.
 

If I am right the Germans will say I was a German, and the French will say I was a Jew; if I am wrong the Germans will say I was a Jew and the French will say I was a German.
 

If I had only known, I would have been a locksmith.
 

If my theory of relativity is proven successful, Germany will claim me as a German, and France will declare that I am a citizen of the world. Should my theory prove untrue, France will say that I am a German, and Germany will declare that I am a Jew.
[Greatness]
 

If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed.
 

If the facts don't fit the theory, change the facts.
[Change]
 

If we knew what it was we were doing, it would not be called research, would it?
 

If you are out to describe the truth, leave elegance to the tailor.
[Truth]
 

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

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

Imagination is more important than knowledge.
[Imagination]
 

In matters of truth and justice, there is no difference between large and small problems, for issues concerning the treatment of people are all the same.
 

In order to be an immaculate member of a flock of sheep, one must above all be a sheep oneself.
[Above]
 

In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.
[Difficulty]
 

Information is not knowledge.
 

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


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