Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds
Quote by Albert Einstein: “Great spirits have always encountered oppositio...”
How to Be a Great Spirit, Not a Mediocre Mind
Most of us desire to live our best lives but sometimes certain flaws stop us from progressing. The thought of having a mediocre mind is scary. Yet we find ourselves hitting the snooze button every morning. Or drowning in a sea of negative thoughts. How do we make the necessary change to become a great spirit? After posting the quote above on Instagram , one of my followers commented. We all feel the strong pull of mediocrity and thus should go easy on others.
Sign in with Facebook Sign in options. Join Goodreads. The mediocre mind is incapable of understanding the man who refuses to bow blindly to conventional prejudices and chooses instead to express his opinions courageously and honestly. Share this quote:. Like Quote. Recommend to friends. To see what your friends thought of this quote, please sign up!
If you get a bright idea, expect some push-back from mediocre minds. What does that mean? In order, great spirits would be those who do, think, or advocate for change for the betterment of humanity. Violent opposition would be the actions taken by the establishment, ranging from slander and protest to incarceration and even assassination. Mediocre minds would be the bureaucrats staffing the establishment and all who have bought into the established order the stake-holders who would have their world inverted by the new order. To me, they are words of encouragement to those who would try to bring change for the betterment of humanity.