How Well Do You Know These Famous Quotations?

To fill our mind with the brightest pearls of wisdom from the greatest men and women of letters is one of the best things you can do for yourself. As the actress Marlene Dietrich memorably put it: “I love quotations because it is a joy to find thoughts one might have, beautifully expressed with much authority by someone recognized wiser than oneself.” So, let’s see how well-up on your quotations you are, by testing your knowledge of these oft-misquoted expressions with BabaMail’s ultimate quotation quiz! Simply fill in the missing blanks.
“The _____ life is not worth living.” Socrates
“A journey of a thousand miles begins with a ______.” Lao Tzu
Single step
Positive attitude
First step
Firm resolution
“The ____shall inherit the Earth.” Jesus of Nazareth
“If I have seen further, it is from _______.” Sir Isaac Newton
Standing on the shoulders of giants
Hard work and perspicacity
Learning from the best teachers
Careful thought and reflection
“Give the Devil ______.” Miguel de Cervantes
His due
A good kicking
A wide berth
Some credit
“____ is the soul of wit.” William Shakespeare
“Hope springs eternal ______.” Alexander Pope
In the human breast
Come what may
To a Christian man
I’ve heard it said
“’Tis better to have ______ than never to have loved at all.” Alfred Lord Tennyson
Loved and lost
Loved once
Been in love
Lost one’s love
“A room without _____ is like a body without a soul.” G.K. Chesterton
A view
“Man is born free and_____.” Jean Jacques Rousseau
Everywhere he is in chains
Blessed by God
“Nothing can be said to be certain, except _____.” Benjamin Franklin
Death and taxes
Little is in doubt
This: I think therefore I am
Everyman thinks himself wise
“Hitch your wagon ____” Ralph Waldo Emerson
To a star
To a comet
To the moon
To a thoroughbred
“God is in his heaven; __________” Robert Browning
All’s right with the world
Christ is by his side
We are down below
The world is in its place
“East is east and west is west and _______.” Rudyard Kipling
Never the twain shall meet
North and south are separate
Let that be a lesson to you
This much I know for sure
“____ the ultimate aphrodisiac.” Henry Kissinger
Power is
Oysters are
Wealth is
Success is
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