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You Can Quote Me on That...

written by: pkchica12
 
I'll give you a classic quote. You tell me who it belongs to.

Question 1:


The phrase "United we stand, divided we fall" has been used in mottoes and songs. Who is this phrase attributed to?
Benjamin Franklin
Plato
Aesop
William Shakespeare

Question 2:


What US President does this quote belong to?
"It is men who wait to be selected, and not those who seek, from whom we may expect the most efficient service."  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)


Question 3:


"May you live all the days of your life" is a quote by this famous person.
Bob Marley
C.S. Lewis
Jonathan Swift
Herbert Hoover

Question 4:


What British author gave this useful advise?
"Don't use words too big for the subject. Don't say 'infinitely' when you mean 'very'; otherwise you'll have no word left when you want to talk about something really infinite."  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)


Question 5:


Who is credited with the quote, "Reserve your right to think, for even to think wrongly is better than not to think at all."?
Socrates
Hypatia of Alexandria
Queen Victoria
Martin Luther King, Jr.

Question 6:


What Chinese thinker and philosopher said, "Be not ashamed of mistakes and thus make them crimes."?  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)


Question 7:


Who is this expression attributed to?
"The voice of the people is the voice of God."
Pope John Paul the first
William Butler Yeats
Samuel Adams
Alcuin

Question 8:


What English poet of the eighteenth century wrote, "To err is human, to forgive divine."?  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)


Question 9:


What feminist activist made this statement?
"Women are not inherently passive or peaceful. We're not inherently anything but human."
Robin Morgan
Rosa Parks
Elizabeth Blackwell
Susan B. Anthony

Question 10:


What Greek philosopher is credited with the quote, "The reason we have two ears and only one mouth, is that we may hear more and speak less."?


 


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