The True Meaning Behind Einstein’s 5 Most Famous Quotes

Einstein quotes flood the Internet, but their true meanings are totally different from what people think

David Graham
The Knowledge of Freedom

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The Internet is awash with Albert Einstein quotes; however, they are frequently taken out of context, so they are taken to mean something that they don’t.

This is especially true for his five most famous quotes. Here are the true meanings.

“The majority of the stupid is invincible and guaranteed for all time. The terror of their tyranny, however, is alleviated by their lack of consistency.”

This quote comes from part of a contribution Einstein made to the 1953 publication commemorating Leo Baeck’s 80th birthday.

However, on its own, it lacks context.

He was not talking about stupid in general, as is often assumed, he was talking about a very specific kind of stupid, namely, the kind born…

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David Graham
The Knowledge of Freedom

Due to injury I write using voice dictation software. Lover of psychology, science, humour, history, fiction & self-improvement. https://linktr.ee/DavidGraham86