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Friday, March 30, 2012

Albert Einstein Quotes on Education: 15 of His Best Quotes


German Physicist Albert Einstein is known for being a genius and his name is even a moniker for a brilliant person (or in sarcasm, a less than brilliant person).

He is famous for his Theory of Relativity as well as intellectual inventions like E=MC2. Many think of him as the father of modern physics and one of the more intelligent people in recent history.

 His brilliance is an inspiration to the scientific and educational communities alike.  Being an academic, he gave some good insight into the education process.

We compiled a list of his 15 most "tweetable" quotes on Education and Science:
Do not worry about your difficulties in Mathematics. I can assure you mine are still greater.
Albert Einstein
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Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school.
Albert Einstein

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I have no special talent. I am only passionately curious.
Albert Einstein 
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A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.
Albert Einstein
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If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
Albert Einstein
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Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life's coming attractions.
Albert Einstein

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Imagination is more important than knowledge.
Albert Einstein
Intellectual growth should commence at birth and cease only at death.
Albert Einstein
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It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.
Albert Einstein
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Knowledge of what is does not open the door directly to what should be.
Albert Einstein
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Most people say that is it is the intellect which makes a great scientist. They are wrong: it is character.
Albert Einstein
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Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former.
Albert Einstein
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Pure mathematics is, in its way, the poetry of logical ideas.
Albert Einstein
Reading, after a certain age, diverts the mind too much from its creative pursuits. Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.
Albert Einstein
The only source of knowledge is experience.
Albert Einstein
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The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.
Albert Einstein
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by Kevin Halloran

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