Can you correctly match the following quotes with their authors?
- Those people who think they know everything are a great annoyance to those of us who do.
- The empires of the future are the empires of the mind.
- Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities.
- All art is quite useless.
- Faith, as such, is extremely detrimental to human life: it is the negation of reason.
- If the people cannot trust their government to do the job for which it exists – to protect them and to promote their common welfare – all else is lost.
- Capitalism has worked very well. Anyone who wants to move to North Korea is welcome.
- You can tell more about a person by what he says about others than you can by what others say about him.
- The word god is for me nothing more than the expression and product of human weaknesses, the Bible a collection of honourable, but still primitive legends which are nevertheless pretty childish.
- Men are moved by two levers only: fear and self interest.
The choices, each used exactly once, are:
- Albert Einstein
- Napoleon Bonaparte
- Isaac Asimov
- Bill Gates
- Barack Obama
- Oscar Wilde
- Ayn Rand
- Audrey Hepburn
- Winston Churchill
The answer key is found here, but try it yourself first! If you really are bold, I dare you to write down your guesses in the comments and then check the solution.