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Bicycle Quotation Mashup Quiz

Can you guess the original quote?

Riding a bicycle is one of the greatest metaphors for living life. That’s why I’ve given a new spin to some famous quotes by changing a few words to bike, bicycle, bicyclist, road or ride.

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Bicycle Quotation Mashup Quiz #1

Can you guess the original quote and author? I’ve changed the words highlighted in red.

  • You must be the bicyclist you wish to see in the world. ~ Answer
  • If you want to make a bicycle from scratch, you must first create the universe. ~ Answer
  • Not all those who bicycle are lost.~ Answer
  • Hitch your wagon to a bicycle. ~ Answer
  • Veni, vidi, bici. [I came. I saw. I bicycled.] ~ Answer
  • To bike, or not to bike: that is NOT a question. ~ Answer
  • Bicycles are a girl’s best friend. ~ Answer
  • You should ride a bicycle for twenty minutes every day, unless you’re too busy; then you should ride for an hour.~ Answer
  • Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him a bicycle. ~ Answer
  • To the man who only has a bicycle, everything he encounters begins to look like a road.~ Answer

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You must be the bicyclist you wish to see in the world.

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You must be the change you wish to see in the world. ~ Mahatma Gandhi

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If you want to make a bicycle from scratch, you must first create the universe.

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If you want to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first create the universe. ~ Professor Carl Sagan

Carl Sagan really did say this about bicycles:

If constellations had been named in the 20th century, I suppose we would see bicycles. ~ Professor Carl Sagan

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Not all those who bicycle are lost.

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Not all those who wander are lost. ~ J.R.R. Tolkien

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Hitch your wagon to a bicycle.

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Hitch your wagon to a star. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Veni, vidi, bici. [I came. I saw. I bicycled.]

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Veni, vidi, vici. [I came, I saw, I conquered.] ~ Julius Caesar

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To bike, or not to bike: that is NOT the question.

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To be, or not to be: that is the question: ~ William Shakespeare

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Bicycles are a girl’s best friend.

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Diamonds are a girl’s best friend. ~ Marilyn Monroe

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You should ride a bicycle for twenty minutes every day, unless you’re too busy; then you should ride for an hour.

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You should sit in meditation for twenty minutes every day, unless you’re too busy; then you should sit for an hour. ~ Zen adage

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Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him a bicycle.

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Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power. ~ Abraham Lincoln

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To the man who only has a bicycle, everything he encounters begins to look like a road.

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To the man who only has a hammer, everything he encounters begins to look like a nail. ~ Abraham Maslow

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