Wasn't it P.T. Barnum who said, "There's a sucker born every minute?" Maybe, maybe not. Take our quiz to find out the real geniuses behind these well-known quotes -- and you won't be taken for a sucker!
Question 1 of 20
"A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step" is incorrectly attributed to the following person:
Question 2 of 20
Which entertainer said, "There's a sucker born every minute"?
Question 3 of 20
Which president said, "You can fool some of the people all of the time, or all of the people some of the time, but you cannot fool all of the people all of the time"?
Question 4 of 20
From where did the quote "cleanliness is next to godliness" originate?
Question 5 of 20
Who should be attributed with the quote, "I cannot tell a lie. It was I who chopped down the cherry tree"?
Question 6 of 20
Who originally said "Let them eat cake"?
Question 7 of 20
This quote, "I will mourn the loss of thousands of precious lives, but I will not rejoice in the death of one, not even an enemy. Returning hate for hate multiplies hate, adding deeper darkness to a night already devoid of stars" made the social media rounds after Osama bin Laden's assassination and was wrongly attributed to:
Question 8 of 20
Who came up with, "Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee, your hands can't hit what eyes can't see"?
Question 9 of 20
Which of these "Bible verses" is actually in the Bible?
Question 10 of 20
"Winning isn't everything, it's the only thing," was first said by whom?
Question 11 of 20
True or false: Al Gore once said, "I invented the Internet."
Question 12 of 20
Who is credited with the quote "survival of the fittest"?
Question 13 of 20
Baseball sage Yogi Berra supposedly said all but one of the following:
Question 14 of 20
Who first wrote "Go west, young man"?
Question 15 of 20
Which of these Winston Churchill quotes was NOT actually said by Churchill?
Question 16 of 20
Henry David Thoreau is incorrectly attributed with "What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us." Who should be credited?
Question 17 of 20
When did Mark Twain coin the phrase, "Everybody talks about the weather, but nobody does anything about it"?
Question 18 of 20
"Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness, that most frightens us." To whom should this quote be attributed?
Question 19 of 20
Who originally said: "God helps those who help themselves"?
Question 20 of 20