Here are 6 things Albert Einstein never said

The whole citation misattribution thing certainly didn’t start with the Internet; It’s been going on for as long as anyone can remember: once a famous person gets a reputation for saying witty, insightful, or inspiring things, people tend to attribute quotes to them that sound like something they could have said, but didn’t actually say.

Garson O’Toole, a pen name used by the writer who markets himself as “the Internet’s foremost dating researcher,” calls out the likes of Abraham Lincoln, Mark Twain, Dorothy Parker, Albert Einstein, Yogi Berra, Winston Churchill and Marilyn Monroe “superstar dating”. “These famous and charismatic people often become “hosts” for quotes they never uttered, O’Toole writes in his new book:”Hemingway Didn’t Say That: The Truth Behind Family Dating.”

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