Misquote sentence example
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- Famous Shakespeare Quotes
You do not have to have read a lot of works by William Shakespeare (1564-1616) to be familiar with some of his most famous quotes. Many of the lines in Shakespeare's plays are among the most quoted in literature, and even the most misquoted. Shakespeare's works were filled with references to the highs and lows of everyday life, love and death, and are still highly relevant today, so you never know when a famous Shakespeare quote will be useful.
- Did Thomas Jefferson Say the "Government Big Enough" Quote?
A specific quote about the dangers of an oversized government has been widely attributed to Thomas Jefferson, the 3rd president of the United States. It wasn’t him. In fact, a great many quotes attributed to Jefferson -- including the one about a “government big enough” -- have nothing to do with him at all!