Einstein: His Life and Universe

Updated: May 3, 2023

Einstein: His Life and Universe is the first comprehensive biography of Albert Einstein since all his papers have become available. Walter Isaacson explains how his mind worked and the mysteries of the universe he discovered.

Favorite quotes from the book:

Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving.

Imagination is more important than knowledge.

It is important to foster individuality, he said, for only the individual can produce the new ideas.

Intuition is nothing but the outcome of earlier intellectual experience.

I will live through all that is in store for me like an unconcerned spectator.

"I do not know how the Third World War will be fought," he answered, "but I can tell you what they will use in the Fourth - rocks."