If you can’t explain it to a six year old, you don’t understand it yourself.
If you can’t explain it simply, you don’t understand it well enough.
— Albert Einstein
Both aphorisms have been attributed to Dr. Einstein. I mentioned in Plain English that,
In my experience, the best scientists and engineers explain complex concepts by using simple words in simple sentences. Dolts, on the other hand, make everything sound complicated.
I’m glad that Dr. Einstein agreed. (After watching his video biography, I now think of him as “Uncle Albert”.)