Famous lines that were misinterpreted
You probably know these famous quotes, however, you definitely get them wrong. Welcome to QuizzClub and today we are counting down our picks for the top lines that we just do not understand. Keep on reading this article!
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#5 Robert Frost
This quote is taken from Robert Frost's poem “The Road Not Taken”. Most readers think that this line is about going your own way. But actually it is wrong. Frost explained that this quote from the most telling stanza is about creating one’s future. The two roads from the poem are actually interchangeable.
#4 Leo the Lip
This quote was created by Leo the Lip who was the field manager for the Brooklyn Dodgers. He said “Nice guys finish seventh” after the 7th place of the team. However, his words were misquoted.
#3 William Shakespeare
This famous quote belongs to Juliet, the main character from Shakespeare's tragedy “Romeo and Juliet”. Some people think that the words “wherefore art” mean “where” but actually the phrase means “why”.
#2 Timothy 6:10, the King James Bible
Actually, this quote is not full, it has been cropped. So, the meaning was changed. Originally, the line sounds “The love of money is the root of all evil”.
#1 Lewis Carroll
This quote from “Alice in Wonderland” is really misunderstood. It has nothing to do with love. This line is said by The Duchess after she commands her servants to beat her baby for sneezing. The phrase is saturated with sarcasm.
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