The most difficult quotes riddlesCulture quiz
When did Julius Caesar use the words "Veni, vidi, vici"?
After a quick victory over the King of Pontus
After crossing Rubicon river
After entering to Egypt
After winning Gaul
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".
In which direction was Julius Caesar crossing the Rubicon?
from north to south
from south to north
from east to west
from west to east
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.
"Man is but a reed, the most feeble thing in nature; but he is a thinking reed." Whose quote is that?
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.
Whose words are "My kingdom for a horse"?
Alexander the Great
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.
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."
Who said “I think therefore I am”?
Augustin from Hippo
Hippokrates from Kos
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.
Who said; "I know that I know nothing " ?
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.
“Life is like a box of chocolate, you never know what you're going to get.” Which movie is this quotation from?
Some Like It Hot
Oto Spinal Tap
“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,