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Elsa Einstein

  • [On Einstein:] You cannot analyze him, otherwise you will misjudge him. Such a genius should be irreproachable in every respect. But no, nature doesn't behave like this. Where she gives extravagantly, she takes away extravagantly.

    • Elsa Einstein,
    • letter, in Rebecca Newberger Goldstein, The Mind-Body Problem ()

Elsa Einstein, German second wife of Albert Einstein

(1876 - 1936)

Full name: Elsa Einstein Löwenthal Einstein. (She was born an Einstein, was a cousin of Albert Einstein.)