Sep 13, 2013

Seven Common Quotes Debunked

Wrong - Money is the root of all evil.
Correct - “For the love of money is the root of all evil.”

Wrong - Nice guys finish last.
Correct - “Why, they’re the nicest guys in the world! And where are they? In seventh place!“

Wrong - Play it again, Sam.
Correct - “Play it once Sam. . . play it, Sam.“

Wrong - Theirs not to reason why, theirs but to do or die.
Correct -  “Theirs not to reason why, theirs but to do and die.”

Wrong - Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned.
Correct - “Heav’n has no rage, like love to hatred turn’d/Nor hell a fury, like a woman scorn’d.”

Wrong - Houston, we have a problem.
Correct - “Houston, we’ve had a problem”

Wrong - Mirror, mirror on the wall, who’s the fairest of them all?
Correct - “Magic Mirror, on the wall, who is the fairest of them all?”