Miscellaneous / The 'What Are You Talking About?' Quiz

Random Miscellaneous or quote Quiz

Can you name the the things/ideas being referred to in the quotes?

Quiz not verified by Sporcle

Score 0/16 Timer 10:00
“The _____ __________ ... was produced by government mismanagement rather than by any inherent instability of the private economy.” - Milton Friedman
“____ is a day spent in a round of strenuous idleness.” - William Wordsworth
“_________ is the only system that persists in asking the powers that be whether they are the powers that ought to be.” - Sydney J. Harris
“A ___ is the only thing on earth that loves you more than he loves himself.” - Josh Billings
“__________ has proved that people will look at anything rather than each other.” - Ann Landers
“________ permits each and every one of us to be quietly and safely insane every night of the week.” - William Dement
“Getting information off the ________ is like taking a drink from a fire hydrant.” - Mitchell Kapor
“_____ are the carriers of civilization. Without _____, history is silent, literature dumb, science crippled, thought and speculation at a standstill.” - Barbara W. Tuchman
“I feel about _________ the way I feel about diets. It seems to me that they are wonderful things for other people to go on.” - Jean Kerr
“_________ stick to people, and the most ridiculous are the most adhesive.” - Thomas C. Haliburton
“I think that ____ today are almost the exact equivalent of the great Gothic cathedrals: I mean the supreme creation of an era, conceived with passion ...” - Roland Barthes
“____________ are the angels of the earth, innocent and sweet with green leafy wings reaching heavenward.” - Terri Guillemets
“If it weren't for the fact that the TV set and the refrigerator are so far apart, some of us wouldn't get any ________ at all.” - Joey Adams
“Only the ____ have seen the end of war.” - Plato
“The strength of a ______, like the strength of an army, is in its loyalty to each other.” - Mario Puzo

You're not logged in!

Compare scores with friends on all Sporcle quizzes.
Sign Up with Email
Log In

You Might Also Like...

Show Comments


Your Account Isn't Verified!

In order to create a playlist on Sporcle, you need to verify the email address you used during registration. Go to your Sporcle Settings to finish the process.