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POLL: Favorite Misattributed or Incorrect Quote (Round 1A)


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unknown member writes:

None of these are the real quote. grin


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VOTING RESULTS
AnswerVotes%Chart
Abraham Lincoln: Any nation that does not honor its heroes will not long endure.
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Al Gore: I invented the internet.
49
8%
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Andrew Jackson: Don't fire till you see the whites of their eyes.
29
5%
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Arthur Wellesley: A damn close run thing.
17
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Arthur Wellesley: The Battle of Waterloo was won on the playing fields of Eton.
25
4%
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Clint Eastwood: Do you feel lucky, punk?
46
7%
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Confucius: The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.
12
2%
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Darth Vader: Luke, I am Your Father.
30
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Dorothy Gale: I don't think we're in Kansas anymore, Toto.
30
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Eddard Stark: Brace yourself, winter is coming.
4
1%
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Edmund Burke: All that is necessary for evil to flourish is for good men to do nothing.
38
6%
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Erwin Rommel: Amateurs study tactics; professional study logistics.
35
5%
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Frederick the Great: L'audace, l'audace, toujours l'audace!
9
1%
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George Orwell: We sleep safely in our beds because rough men stand ready in the night to visit violence on those who would harm us.
36
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Gloria Swanson: I'm ready for my close-up, Mr DeMille.
12
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HAL 9000: Good Morning, Dave.
14
2%
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Honore de Balzac: Behind every great fortune is a great crime.
6
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Humphrey Bogart: Play it again, Sam.
65
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James Cagney: You dirty rat!
30
5%
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James Kirk: Beam me up, Scotty.
42
7%
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Jim Lovell: Houston, we have a problem.
24
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Kurt Vonnegut: Wear sunscreen.
7
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Leonard McCoy: Damn it, Jim! I'm a doctor not a
17
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Leonard McCoy: It's life, Jim, but not as we know it.
10
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Lord Acton: Power corrupts; absolute power corrupts absolutely.
33
5%
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other (explain)
2
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no opinion
13
2%
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POLL IS CLOSED
POLL DESCRIPTION

unknown member says:

Famous people say famous things… but not always. For various reasons, many well-known pithy statements were not said by the people we think said them.

Poll set up by unknown member, based on this pre-poll discussion.