Learn the rules of the game: Famous quotes by Albert Einstein on his birthday to inspire and instruct

Here are quotes by genius Albert Einstein on his birthday to motivate you and see life through a new lens.
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Albert Einstein is a renowned theoretical physicist world over, who formulated some of the world’s greatest theories such as the ‘Theory of Relativity’, and the discovery of the photoelectric effect, which won him the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1921.

However, a lesser-known fact about him is his philosophical nature. He has penned several thoughts in his lifetime, which we can apply and seek inspiration from.

As the world remembers Einstein and they commemorate his birthday today, YS Weekender brings you some thought- provoking and inspirational quotes by this German physicist and genius.

Here are some of the quotes we curated from his extensive body of work, which will not only motivate you, but also make you see life through a new lens.

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Logic will get you from A to B, imagination will take you everywhere

There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other as though, everything is a miracle.

Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I am not sure about the former

You have to learn the rules of the game. And then, you have to play better than anyone else.

In the middle of difficulty, lies opportunity.

Only those who attempt the absurd can achieve the impossible.

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

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A question that sometimes drives me hazy — am I or are the others crazy?

I have no special talent. I am only passionately curious.

Put your hand on a hot stove for a minute, and it seems like an hour. Sit with a pretty girl for an hour and it seems like a minute. That’s relativity.

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

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

The only real valuable thing is intuition.

Gravitation is not responsible for people falling in love.

If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or things.

(Edited by Asha Chowdary)


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