Quiz: Is This Famous Quote From a Real Person or Fictional Character?
Is This Famous Quote From a Real Person or Fictional Character?
By: Olivia Cantor
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About This Quiz

In the age of social media communication, one kind of meme remains very popular since we all learned how to connect socially via online means: the quotes.

Let's face it, we all like those quotes, right? Who doesn't? There are many kinds of memes that feature different types of quotes. The most popular quotes seem to be those about love, happiness and success. What kind of quote do you appreciate?

Whether we admit it or not, it's always nice to see famous quotes about love, ones that resonate with our current life situations. If we don't focus much on that department, then the quotes about perseverance, success and overcoming failures might resonate with us more, depending on the work situation we have at hand.

It doesn't hurt, too, if these quotes that we appreciate come from people who were themselves successful in their lives, who achieved greatness for persevering and who reached their goals as they hurdled obstacles. And sometimes, some of these quotes are also uttered by fictional people we see on the silver screen, the small screen or the literary pages of classics.

If given a chance, will you be able to determine if a particular quote was said or written by a real person or a fictional person? We'll give you clues if you give it a chance! Life is short; carpe diem, take the quiz!

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A real U.S. president definitely uttered, "Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country." But which one?
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Which reel or real person said "Go ahead, make my day?"
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An important inventor said, "Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration." Can you guess who?
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Was it astronaut Jim Lovell or actor Tom Hanks who said "Houston, we have a problem?"
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Who said "I love the smell of napalm in the morning?"
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Which politician said "I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat?"
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"A rose by any other name would smell as sweet" sounds like a lovely Valentine line. Who said it?
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A real American said, "If you can't take the heat, get out of the kitchen." Guess who!
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In what kind of medium can you find the quote "Love means never having to say you're sorry?"
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Which callous-sounding man said, "Frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn?"
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Which phenomenal woman is attributed with the quote "Life was meant to be lived. One must never turn his back on life?"
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Which filmic debonaire said "Here's looking at you, kid?"
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The theatrical quote "All the world's a stage, and all the men and women are merely players" is attributed to which playwright?
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"I'm going to make him an offer he can't refuse" is definitely a filmic quote, but from which film?
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This steadfast woman said, "I have always depended on the kindness of strangers." Who is she?
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A young girl is quoted as saying "There's no place like home," but which teen?
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Which historical person uttered the line "Give me liberty or give me death?"
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"That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind" was a legendary quote. But who said it?
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From which fictional universe did the line "May the force be with you" come from?
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Which famous poet wrote the line "A thing of beauty is a joy forever?"
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Which assassinated person said, "A government of the people, by the people, for the people?"
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Which achiever inspired us with the quote "Try not to become a person of success, but rather try to become a person of value?"
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He defined courage as "grace under pressure." Which larger than life novelist wrote this?
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His signature line is "To infinity and beyond!" Which animated character uttered this?
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The hopeful quote that starts with "I have a dream" was uttered by which real-life freedom fighter?
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A simple man once said "Stupid is as stupid does." Which man was this?
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One promised "I shall return" while the other said "I'll be back." Which quote was uttered by the real person?
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He shouted "Show me the money!" Who said this?
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He wasn't a man of the cloth, but he said, "To err is human; to forgive, divine." Who said this?
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He said, "Nothing is certain except for death and taxes." Who uttered this line with finality?
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She desperately said, "I'm also just a girl, standing in front of a boy, asking him to love her." Who's this pleading woman?
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This frustrated quote "What we've got here is a failure to communicate" came from which film?
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In which comic book superhero film did the line "Why so serious" come from?
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Which writer wrote, "Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned?"
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It's practical and fun, but also deep. Who said "Just keep swimming!"
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