Quotation Trivia Test!

Benjamin Disraeli said, "The wisdom of the wise and the experience of the ages are perpetuated by quotations." Quotations inspire us, challenge us, even help us see things from a new perspective. This quotation trivia test will measure your knowledge of quotations. Good luck.

All you have to do is match the quotation with the person to whom it is attributed. They get more difficult the further you go, and the difficult ones are worth more to your final score. Try your best and soon we will see just how well you know your quotations!

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"Whatever does not kill me makes me stronger."
Abraham Lincoln
Bertrand Russell
Friedrich Nietzsche
Chinese Proverb
Winston Churchill
"I know not what course others may take, but as for me, give me liberty, or give me death!"
George Washington
Benjamin Franklin
Abraham Lincoln
Susan B. Anthony
Patrick Henry
"Reader, suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of Congress. But I repeat myself."
H. L. Mencken
Mark Twain
Bertrand Russell
Thomas Paine
Plato
"When you are courting a nice girl an hour seems like a second. When you sit on a red-hot cinder a second seems like an hour. That's relativity."
Albert Einstein
Niels Bohr
Ann Landers
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Aldous Huxley
"History will be kind to me, for I intend to write it."
George Washington
Winston Churchill
Abraham Lincoln
Napoleon Bonaparte
Julius Caesar
"The only purpose for which power can be rightfully exercised over any member of a civilized community, against his will, is to prevent harm to others."
William Safire
Jean-Paul Sartre
Isaac Asimov
Bertrand Russell
John Stuart Mill
"If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear."
George Orwell
Abraham Lincoln
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Benjamin Franklin
Benjamin Disraeli
"Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation."
Friedrich Nietzsche
George Orwell
Mark Twain
Oscar Wilde
Aristotle
"There is no nonsense so arrant that it cannot be made the creed of the vast majority by adequate government action."
Albert Einstein
Garrison Keillor
Bertrand Russell
Robert Frost
Robert Louis Stevenson
"Three things are necessary for the salvation of man: to know what he ought to believe; to know what he ought to desire; and to know what he ought to do."
Mark Twain
Thomas Aquinas
Robert Frost
Jimmy Carter
William Shakespeare
"No man ever steps in the same river twice, for it's not the same river and he's not the same man."
Vince Lombardi
Mahatma Gandhi
John D. Rockefeller
Heraclitus
Plato
"Life is tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing."
William Shakespeare
Fidel Castro
Henry David Thoreau
Aldous Huxley
Helen Keller
"It is hard to believe that a man is telling the truth when you know that you would lie if you were in his place."
Sophocles
H. L. Mencken
George Orwell
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Elbert Hubbard
"People don't go there anymore. It's too crowded."
Douglas Adams
Woody Allen
Lily Tomlin
Dan Quayle
Yogi Bera
"I do not feel obliged to believe that the same God who has endowed us with sense, reason, and intellect has intended us to forgo their use."
Thomas Paine
Blaise Pascal
Galileo
William Blake
John McCain
"There is only one religion, though there are a hundred versions of it."
Thomas Jefferson
John S. Spong
Clarence Darrow
George Bernard Shaw
Victor Hugo
"It does me no injury for my neighbor to say there are twenty gods or no God. It neither picks my pocket nor breaks my leg."
Thomas Jefferson
George Orwell
Susan B. Anthony
Charles Dickens
Walt Disney
"I was born when you kissed me. I died when you left. I lived a few weeks while you loved me."
Dinah Shore
John Donne
Humphrey Bogart
Robert Heinlein
Gene Oliver
"Our progress as a nation can be no swifter than our progress in education. The human mind is our fundamental resource."
John F. Kennedy
Ralph Waldo Emerson
William Safire
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John Rawls
"The right to swing my fist ends where the other man's nose begins."
Rudyard Kipling
Winston Churchill
Thomas Friedman
Ernesto "Che" Guevara
Oliver Wendell Holmes
"I'm the one that has to die when it's time for me to die, so let me live my life, the way I want to."
H. L. Mencken
Jimi Hendrix
Alexis de Tocqueville
Henry David Thoreau
Garrison Keillor
"I still find each day too short for all the thoughts I want to think, all the walks I want to take, all the books I want to read, and all the friends I want to see."
Richard L. Evans
Mark Twain
Sir Richard Steele
John Burrough
Jimmy Carter
"Where observation is concerned, chance favors only the prepared mind."
Helen Keller
Louis Pasteur
Ludwig Wittgenstein
William Shakespeare
Henry Ford
Final bonus quotation: "The unexamined life is not worth living."
Socrates
Bertrand Russell
James Taylor
Ayn Rand
F. Scott Fitzgerald

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