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Friday, August 10, 2007

The Friday Brain-teaser from Credo Reference

The Friday Brain-teaser from Credo Reference - this week: Quotations. Answers here.

1. Which British prime minister said in 1940: "I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat"?
2. In 1998, which American president said: "I don't think there is a fancy way to say that I have sinned"?
3. Which American film producer said about Louis B. Mayer: "The reason so many people turned up at his funeral is that they wanted to make sure he was dead"?
4. Who wrote: "Will you, won't you, will you, won't you, will you join the dance?" and "Soup of the evening, beautiful Soup!"?
5. Which American actor said: "An actor's a guy who, if you ain't talking about him, ain't listening"?
6. In 1959, which American president and general said: "I think that people want peace so much that one of these days governments had better get out of the way and let them have it"?
7. Who wrote: "It's not that I'm afraid to die. I just don't want to be there when it happens"?
8. Which Roman general wrote: "All Gaul is divided into three parts"?
9. In a 1963 speech, which US civil-rights leader said: "If a man hasn't discovered something that he would die for, he isn't fit to live"?
10. Which singer-songwriter said: "Chaos is a friend of mine"?

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