Sunday, April 15, 2012

The Quote Game: Who on Earth Said That?

Who Said That?: The Quote Game
Like a game of "Pin the tail on the Donkey," the Quote Game pins the quote on the person. 

Time for a little game. An afternoon diversion. I have collected these quotes by the famous and the infamous and I realized that without more information, it's becoming harder and harder to know the difference.
Take your best shot. The answers are given at the end.

1. Today Christians ... stand at the head of [this country]... I pledge that I never will tie myself to parties who want to destroy Christianity .. We want to fill our culture again with the Christian spirit ... We want to burn out all the recent immoral developments in literature, in the theater, and in the press - in short, we want to burn out the *poison of immorality* which has entered into our whole life and culture as a result of *liberal excess* during the past ... (few) years.
a. Newt Gingrich
b. Sarah Palin
c. Rick Santorum
d. Adolph Hitler
e. Jerry Falwell

2. I've been very partial to Malcolm X, particularly his self-help teachings.
a. Clarence Thomas
b. Barack Obama
c. Ronald Reagan
d. Michele Obama
e. Martin Luther King
3. This American system of ours, call it Americanism, call it capitalism, call it what you will, gives each and every one of us a great opportunity if we only seize it with both hands and make the most of it.
a. Mitt Romney
b. Ronald Reagan
c.  Dick Cheney
d. Newt Gingrich
e. Al Capone
4. I have killed no one and I have ordered no one to be killed.
a. Dick Cheney
b. Charles Manson
c. Sarah Palin
d. Adolph Hitler
e. George  W. Bush
 5. And the cornerstone of my economic policies, when I first got elected, was cutting taxes on everybody on who paid taxes.
a. Richard Nixon
b. George  W. Bush
c. George H.W. Bush
d. Barack Obama
e. Ronald Reagan
6. You know, I don't know about this doctrine of assassination, but if he thinks we're trying to assassinate him, I think that we really ought to go ahead and do it. It's a whole lot cheaper than starting a war..We don't need another $200 billion war to get rid of one, you know, strong-arm dictator. It's a whole lot easier to have some of the covert operatives do the job and then get it over with.
a. Donald Rumsfeld
b. Fidel Castro
c. Rick Santorum
d.  Rush Limbaugh
e. Pat Robertson
7. But suppose God is black? What if we go to Heaven and we, all our lives, have treated the Negro as an inferior, and God is there, and we look up and He is not white? What then is our response?
a. Jerry Falwell
b. Robert Kennedy
c. Pat Robertson
d. Abe Lincoln
e. Clarence Thomas
 8. If liberals were merely stupid, the laws of probability would dictate that at least some of their decisions would serve America's interests.
a. Rush Limbaugh
b. Rupert Murdoch
c. Joseph McCarthy
d. Sean Hannity
e. Sarah Palin
9. Politics is when you say you are going to do one thing while intending to do another. Then you do neither what you said nor what you intended.
a. George Bush
b. Dick Cheney
c. Saddam Hussein
d.  Vladimir Putin
e. Mitt Romney
10. Democracy is beautiful in theory; in practice it is a fallacy.
a. Dick Cheney
b. Newt Gingrich
c. Mitt Romney
d. Benito Mussolini
e. Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
11. I think we must reflect more on what democracy in the exercise of authority would mean. Is truth determined by a majority vote, only for a new 'truth' to be 'discovered' by a new majority tomorrow?
a.  Dick Cheney
b. Pope Benedict XVI
c. Vladimir Putin
d. Saddam Hussein
e. Adolph Hitler
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Answers.
1. d Source
2. a Source
3. e Source
4. b Source
5. b Source
6. e Source
7. b Source
8. c Source
9. c Source
10. d. Source
11. b Source

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