Scrambled Quotations Game:
Words to the Wise

Exercise your brain power by unscrambling the words of this quotation. You'll know a word is in the right place when the LETTERS turn BLUE.

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Lord Acton/Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely. John Adams/Great is the guilt of an unnecessary war. Muhammed Ali/I am the greatest, I said that even before I knew I was. Bernard Baruch/To me, old age is always 15 years older than I am. Napoleon Bonaparte/Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake. George Burns/I'd rather be a failure at something I love than a success at something I hate. Winston Churchill/For myself I am an optimist - it does not seem to be much use being anything else. Arthur C. Clarke/Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic. Charles Caleb Colton/When you have nothing to say, say nothing. Confucius/I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand. Confucius/Wheresoever you go, go with all your heart. Clarence Darrow/You can only protect your liberties in this world by protecting the other man's freedom. Clarence Darrow/True patriotism hates injustice in its own land more than anywhere else. James Dean/Dream as if you'll live forever. Live as if you'll die today. Jimmy Durante/Be nice to people on your way up because you meet them on your way down. Thomas A. Edison/Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work. Albert Einstein/I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones. Albert Einstein/Example isn't another way to teach, it is the only way to teach. Ralph Waldo Emerson/For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness. Ralph Waldo Emerson/A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is braver five minutes longer. Ralph Waldo Emerson/Don't waste yourself in rejection, nor bark against the bad, but chant the beauty of the good. Sam Ewing/Hard work spotlights the character of people: some turn up their sleeves, some turn up their noses, and some don't turn up at all. Henry Ford/Don't find a fault; find a remedy. Henry Ford/You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do. Henry Ford/Failure is only the opportunity to more intelligently try again. Henry Ford/Whether you think that you can or that you can't, you are usually right. Benjamin Franklin/Wise men don't need advice. Fools won't take it. Galileo Galilei/All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered; the point is to discover them. Mahatma Gandhi/An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind. Mahatma Gandhi/Victory attained by violence is tantamount to a defeat, for it is momentary. David Lloyd George/Don't be afraid to take a big step. You can't cross a chasm in two small jumps. Andre Gide/Believe those who are seeking the truth. Doubt those who find it. Wayne Gretzky/You miss 100 percent of the shots you never take. Joseph Heller/The enemy is anybody who's going to get you killed, no matter which side he's on. Hippocrates/Everything in excess is opposed to nature. Thomas Jefferson/All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent. Francis Jeffrey/Opinions founded on prejudice are always sustained with the greatest of violence. John F. Kennedy/Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names. John F. Kennedy/And so, my fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country. Martin Luther King Jr./The hottest place in Hell is reserved for those who remain neutral in times of great moral conflict. Martin Luther King Jr./Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter. Martin Luther King Jr./Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. Abraham Lincoln/Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power. Abraham Lincoln/Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt. Vince Lombardi/The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary. H. L. Mencken/The older I grow the more I distrust the familiar doctrine that age brings wisdom. Pablo Picasso/Everything you can imagine is real. Plato/Wise men talk because they have something to say; fools, because they have to say something. Plato/The price good men pay for indifference to public affairs is to be ruled by evil men. Plato/Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle. Plutarch/To find fault is easy; to do better may be difficult. Plutarch/To fail to do good is as bad as doing harm. Ronald Reagan/We can't help everyone, but everyone can help someone. Eleanor Roosevelt/No one can make you feel inferior without your consent. Theodore Roosevelt/Believe you can and you're halfway there. Bertrand Russell/The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, but wiser people so full of doubts. Dr. Seuss/Don't cry because it's over. Smile because it happened. Dr. Seuss/You can get help from teachers, but you are going to have to learn a lot by yourself, sitting alone in a room. Harry Truman/It's a recession when your neighbor loses his job; it's a depression when you lose yours. Mark Twain/If you tell the truth you don't have to remember anything. Lao Tzu/Muddy water, let stand, becomes clear. Walt Whitman/Keep your face always toward the sunshine - and shadows will fall behind you.