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Born in the late 19th century, German-born Albert Einstein is nothing short of a genius. As the “father of modern physics,” many of history’s accomplishments in mathematics and science can be attributed to the brilliant man. From the theory of relativity to his mass/energy formula E=mc2, Einstein made some of the most important discoveries of all time.
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The receiver of the 1921 Nobel Prize in Physics and named Time‘s Person of the Century in 1999, Einstein’s accomplishments are well-preserved. And today, his reputation as a genius lives on.
Check out these 10 Albert Einstein quotes on creativity, motivation and more.
“The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination.” — Albert Einstein
“If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or things.” — Albert Einstein
On making mistakes
“A person who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.” — Albert Einstein
“We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them” — Albert Einstein
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“Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning.” — Albert Einstein
“A happy man is too satisfied with the present to dwell too much on the future.” — Albert Einstein
“The leader is one who, out of the clutter, brings simplicity… Out of discord, harmony… And out of difficulty, opportunity.” — Albert Einstein
“The value of achievement lies in the achieving.” — Albert Einstein
On getting started
“You have to learn the rules of the game, and then, you have to play it better than anyone else.” — Albert Einstein
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“Know where to find the information and how to use it. That’s the secret of success.” — Albert Einstein
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