The genius is primarily associated with the formula: E = mc2 which many call the most famous formula in the world.
Einstein moved to the United States at the time when the Nazi regime put a $5,000 bounty on his head. He even appeared in a German magazine that included a list of enemies of the state along with the phrase "He hasn't been hanged yet.
Did you know that in 1952, the state of Israel offered Albert Einstein the post of president, but he turned it down? These were his words:
"I am deeply moved by the offer of our State of Israel, and at the same time, I am saddened and ashamed that I cannot accept it. All my life I have dealt with objective matters, therefore I lack both the natural aptitude and the experience to deal with such a position properly and to exercise official functions. Therefore, I would also be an unsuitable candidate for this very important task... ".
On March 14, 1879, Albert Einstein was born in Ulm, Germany. He was chosen by Time magazine as the most important person of the 20th century. As a young employee at the Patent Office in Bern (Switzerland), he published his Special Theory of Relativity in 1905. And in 1916 he presented the General Theory of Relativity, in which he completely reformulated the concept of gravity. These are some of his most remembered quotes:
"The mind is like a parachute... It only works if we have it open."
“We are all very ignorant. What happens is that not all ignore the same things.”
"Imagination is more important than knowledge."
“I believe in intuitions and inspirations. I sometimes feel that I am right. I do not know that I am.”
“All religions, arts and sciences are branches of the same tree.”
"The secret of creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.
“I love to travel, but I hate to arrive.”
"Education is what remains once we forget everything we learned at school."
“A table, a chair, a bowl of fruit and a violin; what else does a man need to be happy?”
"I never think about the future. It comes too soon."
"Two things are infinite: human stupidity and the universe; and I'm not sure about the second."
"Not everything that counts can be quantified, and not everything that can be quantified counts."
"Crazy is doing the same thing over and over again expecting different results.
"First you have to learn the rules of the game, and then you have to play better than anyone else.
"There is a driving force more powerful than steam, electricity and atomic energy: will."