Since the fact came to light, Ms Trump's tweet has been inundated with people mocking her and sharing other 'fake' quotes.
"Don't believe everything you read on the Internet." -Abraham Lincoln- wigglywag (@wigglywag101) July 23, 2017
"Dance like no one is watching. Sing like no one is listening. Love like you've never been hurt and live like its heaven on earth." Pol Pot- Maritxu (@dislexicon) July 23, 2017
"Seriously, I didn't say half the stuff they quote me for on the Internet." - Thomas Jefferson- Ryan Graff (@GrombarSmash) July 23, 2017
The fact that Einstein never said any such thing only makes this tweet that much more perfect. https://t.co/ZCjViO1CpS- Colin Dickey (@colindickey) July 23, 2017
Some credited Ivanka Trump for being the original advocate of 'alternative facts', a term popularized by Kellyanne Conway.
Behold! It's the 2013 birthplace of #alternativefacts!- LiberalFish (@akemor) July 23, 2017
i am guessing your source on this was @KellyannePolls the woman who coined Alternative Facts- Daryl (@FashionistaNY) July 24, 2017
Ms Trump, however, is not the only person to misattribute this quote to Albert Einstein, since various websites also credit it to the scientist.