A German Physicist Albert Einstein is not only known for his high IQ and geniusness, but also his unique perspective of life picks up the interest of many people. His views on education will encourage you to think about it twice and may influence your point of view.

Here are Einstein’s view on education and learning:


“Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school. “- Albert Einstein

“Any fool can know. The point is to understand. ”- Albert Einstein

“Education is not the learning of facts, but the training of the mind to think.”- Albert Einstein

“Genius is 1% talent and 99% percent hard work…”- Albert Einstein

“If you can’t explain it to a six-year-old, you don’t understand it yourself.”- Albert Einstein

“Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them.”- Albert Einstein

“Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited to all we now know and understand, while imagination embraces the entire world, and all there ever will be to know and understand.”- Albert Einstein

“If I had an hour to solve a problem I’d spend 55 minutes thinking about the problem and 5 minutes thinking about solutions.”- Albert Einstein

“Most teachers waste their time by asking questions which are intended to discover what a pupil does not know, whereas the true art of questioning has for its purpose to discover what the pupil knows or is capable of knowing.”- Albert Einstein

“If at first, the idea is not absurd, then there is no hope for it.”- Albert Einstein

“The only sure way to avoid making mistakes is to have no new ideas.”- Albert Einstein

“If you can’t explain it simply, you don’t understand it well enough.” – Albert Einstein

“Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I’m not sure about the former.” – Albert Einstein

“You never fail until you stop trying.”- Albert Einstein

“The difference between genius and stupidity is; genius has its limits.”- Albert Einstein

“The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.”- Albert Einstein

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