Born: 14 March 1879
Died: 18 April 1955
Albert Einstein, (born March 14, 1879, Ulm, Württemberg, Germany—died April 18, 1955, Princeton, New Jersey, U.S.), German-born physicist who developed the special and general theories of relativity and won the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1921 for his explanation of the photoelectric effect. Einstein is generally considered the most influential physicist of the 20th century. Near the beginning of his career, Einstein thought that Newtonian mechanics was no longer enough to reconcile the laws of classical mechanics with the laws of the electromagnetic field.
Gravitation is not responsible for people falling in love.
Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the universe.
Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.
If at first the idea is not absurd, then there is no hope for it.
Any man who can drive safely while kissing a pretty girl is simply not giving the kiss the attention it deserves.
When you trip over love, it is easy to get up. But when you fall in love, it is impossible to stand again.
If a cluttered desk is a sign of a cluttered mind, of what, then, is an empty desk a sign?
If the facts don't fit the theory, change the facts.
I never made one of my discoveries through the process of rational thinking
I speak to everyone in the same way, whether he is the garbage man or the president of the university.
Great spirits have always encountered opposition from mediocre minds. The mediocre mind is incapable of understanding the man who refuses to bow blindly to conventional prejudices and chooses instead to express his opinions courageously and honestly.
The ideals which have always shone before me and filled me with joy are goodness, beauty, and truth.
The world as we have created it is a process of our thinking. It cannot be changed without changing our thinking.