Quotes get to the point of a statement or point of view and contain a lot of truth. In the right place, a suitable quote can enhance a presentation, speech or article and strengthen your own argument. Many quotations have entered common usage, but there are less frequently used aphorisms.
In this quiz, can you match the following quotes to their authors from memory?
Tip for solving the Quiz questions:
- In some cases the statement can be attributed to a historical figure based on the content of the formulation.
- Note the chronology of the statements. Which historical phase does the quote fit into and which personalities come into question as authors?
You must be the change you wish to see in the world.
Solution: The author is …
Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier.
The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.”
Martin Luther King Jr.
Do one thing every day that scares you.
If life were predictable it would cease to be life and be without flavor.
In the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
You will face many defeats in life, but never let yourself be defeated.
Never let the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game.
Life is never fair, and perhaps it is a good thing for most of us that it is not.
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