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Literary Quotes #2

Name the novels, book, plays, and poems that feature these famous quotes.
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Last updated: December 9, 2019
First submittedMay 14, 2013
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Big brother is watching you.
Nineteen Eighty-Four
A rose by any other name would smell as sweet.
Romeo & Juliet
Mr. and Mrs. Dursley, of number four, Privet Drive, were proud to say that they
were perfectly normal, thank you very much.
Harry Potter and
the Philosopher's Stone
I speak for the trees. I speak for the trees, for the trees have no tongues.
The Lorax
May the odds be ever in your favor.
The Hunger Games
Et tu, Brute?
Julius Caesar
You are not a beautiful and unique snowflake. You are the same decaying
organic matter as everyone else, and we are all a part of the same compost pile.
Fight Club
"God bless us every one!" said Tiny Tim, the last of all.
A Christmas Carol
Yo-ho-ho and a bottle of rum!
Treasure Island
If we must choose between them, it is far safer to be feared than loved.
The Prince
Workers of the world, unite!
The Communist Manifesto
Man shall not live by bread alone.
The Bible
Now, here, you see, it takes all the running you can do, to keep in the same place.
Through the Looking Glass
All children, except one, grow up.
Peter Pan
We said there warn't no home like a raft, after all. Other places do seem
so cramped up and smothery, but a raft don't.
Adventures of
Huckleberry Finn
"Now look, your grace," said Sancho, "what you see over there aren't
giants, but windmills".
Don Quixote
I have always depended on the kindness of strangers.
A Streetcar Named Desire
level 32
Jul 9, 2013
First one is a good choice for the current situation
level 67
Aug 18, 2018
I want people to be afraid of how much they love me.
level 66
May 5, 2019
A funny thing language is. I have never read huckleberry finn, but the way that sentence was written paineted a time and scene for me which made me think of the book (I even dont know anything about the content of the book)
level 67
Nov 10, 2019
I've read the book and was so sure that this is the answer. Unfortunately I didn't know that in English Finn is written with two n's. :/
level 72
Nov 12, 2019
It’s a proper name. Why would it be translated?
level 67
Nov 23, 2019
I'm not saying it would be translated. All I'm saying is that I didn't know the proper way to spell it. In my language the name is written like that: Фин. Even if you can't read it, you'll notice it's only three letters. The reason: the English double n is written with a single н. And since I maybe have seen the book title only once or twice in English and haven't payed that much attention to it, I've never noticed that the correct spelling is Finn.
level 63
Jan 7, 2020
I tried Huckleberry Fin, then I was stumped. Sad, I didn't try two n's.
level 69
Jan 7, 2020
In many languages, including Russian, doubled consonants are read differently from single consonants. In English they aren't. Proper nouns, are not often translated, but they're often transliterated, usually based on the sound of the name, not its spelling in the original, so "Finn" is transliterated as "Фин", which, transliterated back into English (as for this quiz) would be "Fin."
level 84
Nov 9, 2019
Please accept original titles.
level 69
Jan 7, 2020
Curiouser and curiouser. There's not enough people reading Lewis Carroll.
level 66
Jan 7, 2020
I've read Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, but not Through the Looking Glass, so I was surprised when I guessed this correctly, just because the wording sounded like Carroll.
level 72
Jan 7, 2020
Would I rather be feared or loved? Easy. Both. I want people to be afraid of how much they love me.
level 77
Jan 8, 2020
I'm ashamed to say that my first try for the "workers unite" quote was Animal Farm. I'm a bit less ashamed that my first try for "depending on the kindness of strangers" was Steel Magnolias. (At least that quote was referenced in the movie.)
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