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Can you identify the famous people quoted in this quiz?

Question 1:


What leading author of the Victorian era stated, "Friendship is the inexpressible comfort of feeling safe with a person, having neither to weigh thoughts nor measure words."?
George Eliot
William Blake
Charles Dickens
Oscar Wilde

Question 2:


This famous philosopher and teacher of Alexander the Great said, "Happiness depends upon ourselves".
Socrates
Plato
Aristotle
Confucius

Question 3:


What prolific American author does this quote belong to: "Once can never consent to creep when one feels an impulse to soar."?
Annie Sullivan
Helen Keller
Ernest Hemingway
H.G. Wells

Question 4:


What famous cartoonist said, "Just remember when you are over the hill, you begin to pick up speed."?
Matt Groening
George Burns
Charles Schulz
Walt Disney

Question 5:


What exponent of the Arts and Crafts movement stated, "There is no failure except in not trying."?
Carl Lewis
Pablo Picasso
Winston Churchill
Elbert Hubbard

Question 6:


What spiritual leader of his country made the following statement, "We must be the change we wish to see in the world."?
Abraham Lincoln
Dalai Lama
Mohandas Gandhi
Indira Gandhi

Question 7:


What Oscar and Emmy Award winner said, "All of our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them."?
Helen Hayes
Katharine Hepburn
John Wayne
Walt Disney

Question 8:


Name the famous lady who made the following witty remark: "An archaeologist is the best husband a woman can have. The older she gets, the more he is interested in her."
Katharine Hepburn
Agatha Christie
Emily Bronte
Oprah Winfrey

Question 9:


What Irish playwright and author said, "I can resist everything except temptation."?
G. B. Shaw
Oscar Wilde
Roald Dahl
James Joyce

Question 10:


What political leader and noted orator is quoted here: "A politician needs the ability to foretell what is going to happen tomorrow, next week, next month, and next year. And to have the ability afterwards to explain why it didn't happen."?
Winston Churchill
Nelson Mandela
Margaret Thatcher
Harry S. Truman

 


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