Quotes questions This is a list of recently added questions about quotes. "Man is but a reed, the most feeble thing in nature; but he is a thinking reed." Whose quote is that?Blaise Pascal. The quote comes from the Pensées ("Thoughts"), a collection of fragments on theology and philosophy written by 17th-century philosopher and mathematician Blaise Pascal. Pascal's religious conversion led him into a life of asceticism, and the Pensées was in many ways his life's work.Created by: Ninjaivery hard 32% Jean-Jacques RousseauJean-Jacques Rousseau38Jean-Paul SartreJean-Paul Sartre25MontesquieuMontesquieu32Blaise PascalBlaise Pascal45philosophy riddles » Whose quote is that: "Now I am become Death, the destroyer of worlds."?Robert Oppenheimer was the wartime head of the Los Alamos Laboratory and is among those who are credited with being the "father of the atomic bomb" for their role in the Manhattan Project. After the first test of the atomic bomb, Oppenheimer remarked that it brought to mind words from the Bhagavad Gita: "Now I am become Death, the destroyer of worlds."Created by: Ninjaihard 49% Alexander FlemingAlexander Fleming739Robert OppenheimerRobert Oppenheimer2006James FranckJames Franck477Joseph StalinJoseph Stalin798science riddles » Who said these words: "I am not interested in the law, I am interested in justice."Adolf Hitler. Speech of Adolf Hitler in 1936 in front of the ReichstagCreated by: Tschukavery hard 37% Jarosław KaczyńskiJarosław Kaczyński304Alexander the GreatAlexander the Great502Adolf HitlerAdolf Hitler810Winston ChurchillWinston Churchill569famous people riddles » In which direction was Julius Caesar crossing the Rubicon?From north to south. Julius Caesar's crossing the Rubicon (on his road from Gallia to Rome) was an event in 49 BC that precipitated the Roman Civil War, which ultimately led to Caesar's becoming dictator for life and the rise of the imperial era of Rome.Created by: Ninjaihard 43% from north to southfrom north to south4278from south to northfrom south to north2480from east to westfrom east to west1960from west to eastfrom west to east1117ancient Rome riddles » Who said “I think therefore I am”?René Descartes (Descartes). French philosopher and mathematician René Descartes (1596-1650), known as the Father of Modern Philosophy, declared "I think therefore I am." In addition, much of his philosophical thinking lead him to speculate about the connection between the mind and the body, which is what this quote focuses upon. Created by: Tschukahard 56% Augustin from HippoAugustin from Hippo36Hippokrates from KosHippokrates from Kos193Seneca SeniorSeneca Senior165René Descartes (Descartes)René Descartes (Descartes)504history riddles » When did Julius Caesar use the words "Veni, vidi, vici"?After a quick victory over the King of Pontus. In 47 p.n.e. King of Pontus Pharnaces II challenged Rome. Caesar led the flashy five-day campaign ended with a decisive victory at Zela. In a letter to the Senate he summed it up "I came; I saw; I conquered".Created by: Katarzyna Dąbrowskavery hard 30% After a quick victory over the King of PontusAfter a quick victory over the King of Pontus1626After crossing Rubicon riverAfter crossing Rubicon river1330After entering to EgyptAfter entering to Egypt554After winning GaulAfter winning Gaul1865ancient history riddles » Who said; "I know that I know nothing " ?Socrates. The phrase "I know that I know nothing","The only thing I know, is that I know nothing" or "I know one thing; that I know nothing", sometimes called the Socratic paradox, is a well-known saying that is derived from Plato's account of the Greek philosopher Socrates. Created by: Tschukaaverage 66% PlatonPlaton91SocratesSocrates484AristotleAristotle111HomerHomer41antiquity riddles » “Life is like a box of chocolate, you never know what you're going to get.” Which movie is this quotation from?Forrest Gump. “Life is like a box of chocolate, you never know what you're going to get.” comes from the movie; " Forrest Gump" The film was directed by Robert Zemeckis and stars Tom Hanks, Robin Wright, Created by: Tschukaeasy 77% Groundhog DayGroundhog Day68Some Like It HotSome Like It Hot123Forrest GumpForrest Gump923Oto Spinal TapOto Spinal Tap80movie riddles » Whose words are "My kingdom for a horse"?Richard III. This famous phrase originally occurred in Act-V, Scene-IV of William Shakespeare’s play, Richard III. Here, King Richard III yells out loudly this famous phrase, “A horse, a horse! My kingdom for a horse!” In the middle of a battle, his horse is killed, while the king wanders to find it in the battlefield for hours, killing everything coming his way with fatalistic rage.Created by: Tschukahard 43% Julius CaesarJulius Caesar93Richard IIIRichard III407HamletHamlet137Alexander the GreatAlexander the Great291theater riddles » Play culture quiz and see all the questions.