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If you like this puzzle, see also Misquoted Quotes #2.

Instructions: Below are fifteen well-known quotes. How well do you really know them? Your task is to fill the missing word or words in the blanks to complete the quotes. Beware, it's not as easy as it looks. When you're done, click the "Check Answers" button at the bottom of the page. Good luck!

  1. Alas, poor Yorick! I knew him
    —William Shakespeare, Hamlet
  2. For of all sad words of tongue or pen,
    The saddest are these: It have been
    —John Greenleaf Whittier, Maud Muller
  3. is the root of all evil
    —1 Timothy 6:10 (KJV)
  4. Water, water everywhere, drop to drink
    —Samuel Coleridge, Rime of the Ancient Mariner
  5. A penny for your
    —John Heywood, Proverbs
  6. is the gate, and narrow is the way, which leadeth unto life
    —Matthew 7:14 (KJV)
  7. Ask me no questions, and I'll tell you no
    —Oliver Goldsmith, She Stoops to Conquer
  8. Variety's the of life.
    —William Cowper
  9. Birds of a feather together.
    —Robert Burton
  10. I only regret that I have but one life to for my country.
    —Nathan Hale
  11. Imitation is the sincerest
    —Walter Colton, The Lacon
  12. Winning isn't everything,
    —Vince Lombardi
  13. will have his day.
    —William Shakespeare, Hamlet
  14. A little is a dangerous thing.
    —Alexander Pope, An Essay on Criticism
  15. Give him an inch, he'll take
    —Ray, English Proverbs