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Guess the Famous Person from their Quotes

Famous quotes: they're the biggest thing on the internet since cat videos (we said that first, by the way). How many celebrities and historical figures can you guess from their much-quoted words?

Bonus: this quiz goes up to 11!
  • I hate saying ‘I like exercising.’ I want to punch people who say that.

    Teenagers only have to focus on themselves. It’s not until we get older that we realise that other people exist.

    Don’t go to see the movies. I’m a troll. I think the movie was great, but their biggest mistake was me.

    You guys are just standing up because you feel bad that I fell and that’s really embarrassing, but thank you.

    If I don’t have anything to do all day, I might not even put my pants on.

  • Be the change you wish to see in the world.

    An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind.

    The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.

    You can chain me, you can torture me, you can even destroy this body, but you will never imprison my mind.

    What do I think of Western civilization? I think it would be a very good idea.

  • I really love cursing a lot. But as I get older, I realise it’s a little unseemly for women of a certain age.

    I think people fetishize glasses in general. You could put glasses on a rotting pumpkin and people would think it was sexy.

    I want to thank my parents for raising me to have confidence that is somehow disproportionate with my looks and abilities.

    I want to keep creating comedy that is, as my old improv teacher would say, at the top of our intelligence or higher. It’s easy to fall into the trap of just cranking things out that are good enough to sell.

    Twitter seems like a busman’s holiday: just more writing. I have no plans to do it. I’ll just stick with my 24/7 webcam. I’m old-fashioned that way.

  • Business opportunities are like buses, there's always another one coming.

    I believe in benevolent dictatorship provided I am the dictator.

    If you want to be a Millionaire, start with a billion dollars and launch a new airline.

    You don’t learn to walk by following rules. You learn by doing, and by falling over.

    I wanted to be an editor or a journalist, I wasn't really interested in being an entrepreneur, but I soon found I had to become an entrepreneur in order to keep my magazine going.

  • An army marches on its stomach.

    Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.

    Death is nothing, but to live defeated and inglorious is to die daily.

    He who fears being conquered is sure of defeat.

    You must not fight too long with one enemy, or you will teach him all your art of war.

  • I am not a wolf in sheep’s clothing. I’m a wolf in wolf’s clothing.

    Where there’s a will, there’s a relative.

    It’s a strange myth that atheists have nothing to live for. It’s the opposite. We have nothing to die for. We have everything to live for.

    If you can’t joke about the most horrendous things in the world, what’s the point of jokes? What’s the point in having humour? Humour is to get us over terrible things.

    I’m not from these parts. I’m from a little place called England. We used to run the world before you lot.

  • I am like any other man. All I do is supply a demand.

    I have built my organisation upon fear.

    Vote early and vote often.

    Capitalism is the legitimate racket of the ruling class.

    You can get much farther with a kind word and a gun than you can with a kind word alone.

  • Somehow or other I'll be famous, and if not famous, I'll be notorious.

    Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.

    The only thing worse than being talked about is not being talked about.

    Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.

    We are all in the gutter but some of us are looking at the stars.

  • As you think, so shall you become.

    To know oneself is to study oneself in action with another person.

    I fear not the man who has practiced 10,000 kicks once, but I fear the man who has practiced one kick 10,000 times.

    A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.

    The key to immortality is first living a life worth remembering.

  • I don't need plastic in my body to validate me as a woman.

    I want every girl in the world to pick up a guitar and start screaming.

    I don't mean to be a diva, but sometimes you wake up and you're Barbara Streisand.

    In rock stardom there's an absolute economic upside to self-destruction.

    Being offended is part of being in the real world.

  • Outside of a dog, a book is man’s best friend. Inside of a dog, it’s too dark to read.

    I refuse to join any club that would have me as a member.

    I worked my way up from nothing to an extreme state of poverty.

    The secret of life is honesty and fair dealing. If you can fake that, you’ve got it made.

    I intend to live forever, or die trying.