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Albert Einstein

(1879-1955) German-born American Physicist


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Albert Einstein born at Ulm, in W├╝rttemberg, Germany in 1879 was one of the greatest minds in world history. Einstein is known as a brilliant physicist who contributed more to the scientific world than any other person. His theories on relativity paved the way for how science currently views time, space, energy, and gravity. Einstein was so advanced in his thinking that his studies and work set the standards for the control of scientific energy and space explorations currently being studied in the field of astrophysics. After a long illness he died peacefully in his sleep on April 18, 1955 at Princeton, New Jersey.


A person starts to live when he can live outside himself.


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


A hundred times every day I remind myself that my inner and outer life are based on the labors of others.


A man's ethical behavior should be based effectually on sympathy, education, and social ties; no religious basis is necessary. Man would in deed be in a poor way if he had to be restrained by fear of punishment and hope of reward after death.


As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain; and as far as they are certain, they do not refer to reality.


Education is what remains after one has forgotten everything he learned in school.


Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler.


God doesn't play dice with the universe.


Gravitation is not responsible for people falling in love.


Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.


I admit thoughts influence the body.


I came to America because of the great, great freedom which I heard existed in this country. I made a mistake in selecting America as a land of freedom, a mistake I cannot repair in the balance of my lifetime.


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


Imagination is more important than knowledge, for knowledge is limited while imagination embraces the entire world.


In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.


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


Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.


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


Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.


Science without religion is lame. Religion without science is blind.


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


The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.


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


We can't solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them.


Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.