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Albert Einstein
Albert Einstein
Albert Einstein.
BornMarch 14, 1879
Ulm, Germany
DiedApril 18, 1955
Princeton, New Jersey
German-American physicist. Awarded Nobel Prize for Physics in 1921. Named Time Magazine's Person of the Century.

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

Problem SolvingIntelligence

The significant problems we face cannot be solved at the same level of thinking we were at when we created them.

ComebacksScience and TechnologySports

In 1938 to State Department operative and former White Sox catcher Moe Berg, who offered to trade his knowledge of baseball for Einstein's knowledge of mathematics:

I think you would learn mathematics faster.

Words of Wisdom

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

Success and Failure

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


Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.


Imagination is more important than knowledge.


Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.


When I examine myself and my methods of thought, I come to the conclusion that the gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge.

SilenceSuccess and Failure

If A equals success, then the formula is A=X+Y+Z, where X is “work,” Y is “play,” and Z is “keep your mouth shut.”


The only reason for time is so that everything doesn’t happen at once.


Gravity is not responsible for people falling in love.


Only two things are infinite, the Universe and human stupidity, and I’m not sure of the former.


Take care not to make the intellect our god; it has powerful muscles but no personality.


The important thing is not to stop questioning.

ImaginationSuccess and Failure

The only sure way to avoid making mistakes is to have no new ideas.


It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education.


Whoever undertakes to set himself up as a judge of truth and knowledge is shipwrecked by the laughter of the gods.


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


The devil has put a penalty on all things we enjoy in life. Either we suffer in health or we suffer in soul or we get fat.

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