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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."?
William Blake
Charles Dickens
George Eliot
Oscar Wilde

Question 2:


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

Question 3:


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

Question 4:


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

Question 5:


What exponent of the Arts and Crafts movement stated, "There is no failure except in not trying."?
Winston Churchill
Carl Lewis
Pablo Picasso
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
Indira Gandhi
Mohandas 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
Walt Disney
John Wayne

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."
Oprah Winfrey
Katharine Hepburn
Emily Bronte
Agatha Christie

Question 9:


What Irish playwright and author said, "I can resist everything except temptation."?
Roald Dahl
Oscar Wilde
G. B. Shaw
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."?
Nelson Mandela
Harry S. Truman
Margaret Thatcher
Winston Churchill

 


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