People Are Sharing Quotes That They've Been Misusing Their Entire Lives And I'm Gobsmacked
Mind = blown.
Ever say a famous quote and wonder where it came from? And then you look into it and realize that what you've been quoting doesn't mean what you think it does AT ALL?
Here are the most shocking replies:
"It is better to be feared than loved, if you cannot be both."
"For the love of money is the root of all evil."
"Now is the winter of our discontent made glorious summer by this sun of York."
“Information wants to be free. Information also wants to be expensive. ...That tension will not go away.”
"My country, right or wrong; if right, to be kept right; and if wrong, to be set right."
"History repeats itself. First as tragedy, then as farce."
"God is dead. God remains dead. And we have killed him. How shall we comfort ourselves, the murderers of all murderers?"
"Rome wasn't built in a day, but it burned in one."
"Don't mistake my kindness for weakness. I am kind to everyone, but when someone is unkind to me, weak is not what you are going to remember about me."
"Great minds think alike, but fools rarely differ."
"A jack of all trades is a master of none, but oftentimes better than a master of one."
"He who travels fastest travels alone, but he who travels furthest travels with others."
"'An eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth.' But I say to you, do not resist an evil person; but whoever slaps you on your right cheek, turn the other to him also."
"Curiosity killed the cat, but satisfaction brought it back."
"Absence makes the heart grow fonder, but too much absence makes it wander."
"Eat, drink, and be merry, for tomorrow we die."
What are some of your favorite misused quotes? Let us know in the comments below!
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