Best 5 Albert Einstein Quotations Everyone Is Talking About

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German-born theoretical physicist Albert Einstein is best known for the so-called “the world’s most famous equation”, E = mc2.

Genius Einstein considered to be the most influential physicist of the 20th century, published more than 300 scientific papers.

best 5 Albert Einstein quotationsIn 1921, Einstein won the Nobel Prize for Physics.

His brain is now located at the Princeton University Medical Center.

Best Five Albert Einstein Quotations

Here is a my favorite best 5 Albert Einstein quotes:


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

“Fantasie ist wichtiger als Wissen. Wissen ist begrenzt. Imagination umgibt die Welt.” (German)

(“What Life Means to Einstein” An Interviewed By George Sylvester Viereck, The Saturday Evening Post, October 26, 1929, P. 117)


“Science without religion is lame. Religion without science is blind.” – Albert Einstein

“Wissenschaft ohne Religion ist lahm, Religion ohne Wissenschaft ist blind.” (German)

(Science, Philosophy And Religion: A Symposium Vol. 1, The Conference On Science, Philosophy And Religion In Their Relation To The Democratic Way of Life, Inc., New York, 1941, P. 211)


“I prefer silent vice to ostentatious virtue.” – Albert Einstein

(Albert Einstein: A Documentary Biography By Carl Seelig, Staples Press, 1956, P. 114)


“I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.” – Albert Einstein

“Ich habe keine besondere Begabung, sondern bin nur leidenschaftlich neugierig.” (German)

(The Ultimate Quotable Einstein’s, Collected And Edited By Alice Calaprice, with A Foreword By Freeman Dyson, Princeton University Press, 2013, On Einstein Himself, P. 20)

(The quote in German is found in: Albert Einstein: Leben Und Werk Eines Genies Unserer Zeit By Carl Seelig, Europa Verlag, 1960, P. 13)


“The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.” – Albert Einstein

“Alle Wissenschaft ist nur eine Verfeinerung des Denkens des Alltags.” (German)

(Physics and Reality By Albert Einstein, Translated By Jean Piccard, § I. General Consideration Concerning The Method Of Science, P. 1)

(This quote is also found in: Ideas And Opinions by Albert Einstein based on Mein Weltbild, translated by Sonja Bargmann, 1954, Pt.V: Contributions To Science, Physics And Reality, P. 290)


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