Quote Quizzes – A selection of ready-made pub quiz questions and answers on the subject of famous quotes and those who said them.

Christmas Quotes

Christmas Quiz 2 – Round 6 – Christmas Quotes

Christmas Quotes Quiz – Who made these Christmas-related quotes? In the case of those appearing within a work of literature we are looking for the writer and not the character.

1. “I stopped believing in Santa Claus when I was six. Mother took me to see him in a department store and he asked for my autograph.”

Shirley Temple

2. “My mother-in-law has come round to our house at Christmas seven years running. This year we’re having a change. We’re going to let her in.”

Les Dawson

3. “Unless we make Christmas an occasion to share our blessings, all the snow in Alaska won’t make it white.”

Bing Crosby

4. “Always winter but never Christmas.”

C.S. Lewis (The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe)

5. “The main reason Santa is so jolly is because he knows where all the bad girls live.”

George Carlin

6. “Maybe Christmas, he thought, doesn’t come from a store. Maybe Christmas… perhaps… means a little bit more!”

Dr Seuss (How the Grinch Stole Christmas)

7. “I once bought my kids a set of batteries for Christmas, with a note on it saying ‘toys not included'”

Bernard Manning

8. “First of all, I’ve been having a wonderful run of luck with cover albums, songs I didn’t write. I had five pop cover albums and two Christmas albums and they were all very successful.”

Barry Manilow

9. “One can never have enough socks. Another Christmas has come and gone and I didn’t get a single pair. People will insist on giving me books.”

J.K. Rowling (Professor Dumbledore in ‘Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone’

10. “The one thing women don’t want to find in their stockings on Christmas morning is their husband.”

Joan Rivers


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Catchphrase Quiz

Quiz 56 – Round 6 – Quotes

Which historical figures are attributed with the following quotes?

1. “I came, I saw, I conquered.”

Julius Caesar

2. Doctor Livingstone, I presume?”

Henry Morton Stanley

3. “History will be kind to me, for I intend to write it.”

Winston Churchill

4. “I know that, like every woman of the people, I have more strength than I appear to have.”

Eva Peron

5. “All I need to make a comedy is a park, a policeman and a pretty girl.”

Charlie Chaplin

6. “You can fool some of the people all of the time, and all of the people some of the time, but you cannot fool all of the people all of the time.”

Abraham Lincoln

7. “The important thing is not what they think of me, but what I think of them.”

Queen Victoria

8. “The unexamined life is not worth living.”


9. “An eye for an eye leaves the whole world blind.”

Mahatma Gandhi

10. “To err is human; to forgive, divine.”

Alexander Pope





Catchphrase Quiz

Quiz 35 – Round 4 – Quotes

1. Who said, “Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I’m not sure about the former”?

Albert Einstein

2. Thomas Jefferson is quoted as having said “I find that the harder I work, the more _____ I seem to have” – What is the missing word?


3. Who said, “Whether you think that you can, or that you can’t, you are usually right”?

Henry Ford

4. George Bernard Shaw said, “If you can’t get rid of the skeleton in your closet, you’d best teach it to…”…what?


5. “The course of true love never did run smooth” is a famous quote originating from which Shakespeare play?

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

6. Jack Nicholson said, “The minute that you’re not learning, I believe you’re…”…what?


7. “Oh yes, the past can hurt. But you can either run from it or learn from it” – A quote from which film?

The Lion King

8. John Wayne said, “Life’s tough, but it’s tougher when you’re…”…what?


9. “Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people” – a quote from which First Lady of the USA?

Eleanor Roosevelt

10. Which literary character said, “It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to your enemies, but a great deal more to stand up to your friends”?

Professor Albus Dumbledore (In Harry Potter and The Philosopher’s Stone)





TV and Film quiz questions

Quiz 28 – Round 4 – TV and Film

Which film are the following quotes from?

1. “There’s no crying in baseball!”

A League of Their Own (1992)

2. “What we’ve got here is failure to communicate”

Cool Hand Luke (1967)

3. “You can’t handle the truth!”

A Few Good Men (1992)

4. “You and I are such similar creatures, Vivian. We both screw people for money.”

Pretty Woman (1990)

5. “You gotta ask yourself a question: Do I feel lucky? Well do ya, punk?”

Dirty Harry (1971)

6. “Only in the mysterious equations of love can any real logic be found”

A Beautiful Mind (2001)

7. “What if Andy gets another dinosaur?”

Toy Story (1995)

8. “You know what they call a Quarter Pounder with cheese in France?”

Pulp Fiction (1994)

9. “Why do you walk the Earth? Why’d you come to persecute me? And what is that great chain you wear?”

Scrooge (1970)

10. “It’s a robot. Ash is a god damn robot.”

Alien (1979)





Catchphrase Quiz

Quiz 17 – Round 4 – Quotes

1. According to Alexander Pope, “To err is human, to forgive…” is what?


2. Who said “Give me a museum and I’ll fill it!”?

Pablo Picasso

3. Which famous poet spoke the famous last words “I have just had eighteen whiskies in a row. I do believe that is a record.”

Dylan Thomas

4. Who said ‘The only way to get rid of a temptation is to yield to it”?

Oscar Wilde

5. And continuing with Oscar Wilde, on arriving at U.S. customs in 1882 he said “I have nothing to declare except…” what?

My genius

6. According to the opening line of Alice Walker’s ‘The colour Purple’, “You better not never tell nobody but…” who?


7. “A forgone conclusion” is a commonly used phrase which was originally penned by which author?

William Shakespeare

8. And continuing with Shakespeare, the phrase “A horse! A horse! My kingdom for a horse!” comes from which play?

Richard III

9. According to Abraham Lincoln “A house divided against itself cannot…” do what?


10. According to a famous feminist slogan often attributed to Gloria Steinem, “A woman needs a man like…” what?

A fish needs a bicycle





TV and Film quiz questions

Quiz 14 – Round 6 – Film

Can you work out the film from the famous quote?

1. “Roads? Where we’re going we don’t need roads.”

Back To The Future (End of film 1 and also at beginning of film 2)

2. “Frankly, my dear, I don’t give a damn.”

Gone With The Wind

3. “Here’s Johnny!”

The Shining

4 “I feel the need – the need for speed!”

Top Gun

5. “Mama always said life was like a box of chocolates.”

Forrest Gump

6. “I am big! It’s the pictures that got small!”

Sunset Boulevard

7. “You talkin’ to me?”

Taxi Driver

8. “Every man dies; not every man really lives.”


9. “Somebody help me, I’m being spontaneous!”

The Truman Show

10. “How old is Mae West?”

The 39 Steps