Albert Einstein was born in Ulm, Württemberg, Germany, on March 14, 1879 and died on April 18, 1955 in Princeton, New Jersey, USA.
During that time Einstein labored at the Munich Oktoberfest, won a Nobel Prize and published many scientific works, one of which was the ground-breaking Special Theory of Relativity.
Another is probably the most famous formula in the world E = mc2 . A mathematical equation in which E stands for energy, m is for mass and c for the speed of the light in a vacuum (ca. 186000 miles or 300,000 km per second), which states matter can be converted into energy.
Albert Einstein also found time to produce hundreds of famous quotations, many inspirational life quotes, which are as relevant now as they were then.
Some of Einstein's Most Famous Quotes
When you are courting a nice girl an hour seems like a second. When you sit on a red-hot cinder a second seems like an hour. That's relativity.
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.
Peace cannot be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.
Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.
We still do not know one thousandth of one percent of what nature has revealed to us.
The most beautiful experience we can have is the mysterious. It is the fundamental emotion which stands at the cradle of true art and true science.Whoever does not know it and can no longer wonder, no longer marvel, is as good as dead, and his eyes are dimmed.
If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales.
Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.
I never think of the future. It comes soon enough.
Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I am not sure about the universe.
Any man who can drive safely while kissing a pretty girl is simply not giving the kiss the attention it deserves.
I am a deeply religious nonbeliever - this is a somewhat new kind of religion.
Science without religion is lame. Religion without science is blind.
All religions, arts and sciences are branches of the same tree.
The release of atom power has changed everything except our way of thinking, the solution to this problem lies in the heart of mankind. If only I had known, I should have become a watchmaker.
Technological progress is like an axe in the hands of a pathological criminal.
The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing.
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
Heroism on command, senseless violence, and all the loathsome nonsense that goes by the name of patriotism - how passionately I hate them!
No, this trick won't work...How on earth are you ever going to explain in terms of chemistry and physics so important a biological phenomenon as first love?
A man should look for what is, and not for what he thinks should be.
Concern for man and his fate must always form the chief interest of all technical endeavors. Never forget this in the midst of your diagrams and equations.
Few are those who see with their own eyes and feel with their own hearts.
I think and think for months and years. Ninety-nine times, the conclusion is false. The hundredth time I am right.
Information is not knowledge.
Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.
Intellectual growth should commence at birth and cease only at death.
It has become appallingly obvious that our technology has exceeded our humanity.
It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education.
Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere.
Whoever is careless with the truth in small matters cannot be trusted with important matters.
Nationalism is an infantile disease. It is the measles of mankind.
Never do anything against conscience even if the state demands it.
Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value.
The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.
The only source of knowledge is experience.
The pursuit of truth and beauty is a sphere of activity in which we are permitted to remain children all our lives.
The world is a dangerous place to live; not because of the people who are evil, but because of the people who don't do anything about it.
We shall require a substantially new manner of thinking if mankind is to survive.
Albert Einstein 14th March, 1879 – 18th April, 1955
Einstein for Kids, and their parents, Albert Einstein (Giants of Science), a fascinating and informative read.
Einstein might have been a 'Genius', but he was also a human being who lived a life which held both successes and flaws. Einstein: His Life and Universe
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