Famous Quotes – Wrong people
I wanted to share a very clever and funny practise of taking famous quotes/lyrics etc and attributing it to another famous person that would suit it. I first read this on the aggregate website reddit.com, from which I selected those that I thought were the most interesting. Here is an example
“You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.” – Lee Harvey Oswald (sniper who assassinated John F Kennedy)
Actually said by Wayne Gretzky, Canadian former professional ice hockey player and former head coach.
Here are some more
“Children are the world’s most valuable resource.” – Kony (The Ugandan warlord who infamously recruited child soldiers)
Originally said by John F. Kennedy the 35th president of The United States.
“I’ll be back” – Jesus
A movie line from the movie Terminator spoken by the actor Arnold Schwarzenegger.
“Be the change you want to see in the world” – Adolf Hitler
Spoken by Mahatma Gandhi the preeminent leader of Indian nationalism who was employing non-violent civil disobedience
“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” – Osama Bin Laden
Originally said by Margaret Meadan American cultural anthropologist.
“Ask not what your country can do for you – ask what you can do for your country” – Kim Jong Ill
John F Kennedy’s famous line in his inaugural speech.
“All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.” – Josef Mengele (a German SS officer and a physician in the Nazi concentration camp Auschwitz)
Originally said by Ralph Waldo Emerson, an American essayist, lecturer, and poet