Quiz 6 – Historical Quotes

Check out our quiz on Historical quotes.

All of the answers can be found in Quotes A – Z

‘Innocence, Once Lost, Can Never Be Regained. Darkness, Once Gazed Upon, Can Never Be Lost’

‘It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is the most adaptable to change’

‘A small rock holds back a great wave’

‘An eye for an eye leaves the whole world blind’

‘It was the best of times, it was the worst of times’

‘Do not count your chickens before they are hatched’

‘To err is human; to forgive, divine’

‘Necessity is the mother of invention’

‘Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible’

‘The unexamined life is not worth living’

‘If all the world hated you and believed you wicked, while your own conscience approved of you and absolved you from guilt, you would not be without friends’

‘The course of true love never did run smooth’

‘Imagination is more important than knowledge’

‘Intelligence without ambition is a bird without wings’

‘A home without books is a body without soul’

‘If you can keep your wits about you while all others are losing theirs and blaming you. The world will be yours and everything in it, what’s more, you’ll be a man, my son’

‘The idea comes to me from outside of me – and is like a gift. I then take the idea and make it my own – that is where the skill lies’

‘If you want to be respected by others, the great thing is to respect yourself. Only by that, only by self-respect will you compel others to respect you’

‘Everything that has a beginning comes to an end’

‘All that I am, or hope to be, I owe to my angel mother’

‘I prefer to do right and get no thanks than to do wrong and receive no punishment’

‘Lord, grant that I may always desire more than I can accomplish’

‘How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world’

‘The world cares very little about what a man or woman knows; it is what a man or woman is able to do that counts’

Quiz 6 – Answers

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