Blog entry Say What? Help Us Create a New Subject

28 August 2012

Now is your chance to ask the questions. We're creating a new subject on Freerice called "Famous Quotes", and this is your invitation to submit the questions that you would like to see included in it.

The subject is dedicated to the words and thoughts of world leaders that have changed course of history (for better or for worse). We'd like you to be a part of it, and help to change the world in your own way! Suggest your favorite, well-known quotes and we may include them in the subject!

To get you started, here are some of the quotes that you may see when playing this subject in the future:

  • "That's one small step for [a] man, one giant leap for mankind." - Neil Armstrong
  • "Be the change that you wish to see in the world." - Mahatma Gandhi
  • "Ich bin ein Berliner." - John F. Kennedy

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Fri, 09/07/2012 - 04:26 Ice Berg365

“We are all faced with a series of great opportunities brilliantly disguised as impossible situations.”
-Chuck Swindoll

"Life is 10% what happens to you, and 90% how you react to it"
-Chuck Swindoll

"Paul either went to the synagogue or he went to jail, sometimes he went to both"
-Dr. David Jeremiah

Thu, 09/06/2012 - 22:23 gsfkelpplant

"cogito, ergo sum"

Thu, 09/06/2012 - 00:29 Tyler Machado

I'm surprised no one has said this yet:
"To be, or not to be, that is the question"

Thu, 09/06/2012 - 00:09 Angelli

"If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other." (Mother Theresa)

"If you can't feed a hundred people, then feed just one." (Mother Theresa)

"If you judge people, you have no time to love them." (Mother Theresa)

"Not all of us can do great things. But we can do small things with great love." (Mother Theresa)

"Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results." (Albert Einstein)

Wed, 09/05/2012 - 20:40 Kipple2010

"Two things are infinite; the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the universe." -Albert Einstein

Wed, 09/05/2012 - 20:35 Kipple2010

yes, I like the Lord Baden Powell quote. WWW.

Wed, 09/05/2012 - 17:48 zebra3

"Left side! Strong side! Left side! Stong side!" -Gary Bertier/Julius Campbell (Remember the Titans)

Wed, 09/05/2012 - 17:05 Jrellis95

"He who serves his fellows, is of all his fellows, greatest."-- Lord Baden Powell

Wed, 09/05/2012 - 04:30 SWARM

"Ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country." -John F. Kennedy

Wed, 09/05/2012 - 03:55 mrl9

Practice makes perfect but nobody's perfect so why practice?

Tue, 09/04/2012 - 04:32 ShadowHillsWolf

"The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams" -Eleanor Roosevelt

Mon, 09/03/2012 - 23:30 leftofcentre

"There are no limits. There are plateaus, but you must not stay there, you must go beyond them. If it kills you, it kills you." -Bruce Lee
"Be who you are and say what you mean because those that mind don't matter, and those that matter don't mind." Dr. Seuss

Mon, 09/03/2012 - 22:13 rajatm96

"What doesn't kill you only makes you stronger." - Friedrich Nietzsche (please include Kelly Clarkson as one of the alternative options)

"There is hope, but not for us." - Franz Kafka

"I think, therefore I am." - René Descartes

"Four score and seven years ago." - Abraham Lincoln (the President, not the Vampire Slayer)

"I am, therefore I'll think." - Ayn Rand

"An army of principles can penetrate where an army of soldiers cannot." - Thomas Paine

Mon, 09/03/2012 - 20:07 Cheeze213

"I'm not going to set my hair on fire."-Mitt Romney

Mon, 09/03/2012 - 19:20 kidmomo

"Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted."
- Albert Einstein

"I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have."
- Thomas Jefferson

"In the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends."
- Martin Luther King Jr.

"There are no facts, only interpretations."
- Friedrich Nietzsche

"Try to learn something about everything and everything about something."
- Thomas Henry Huxley

Mon, 09/03/2012 - 09:40 jve10

"it all started with a mouse" - Walt Disney

Mon, 09/03/2012 - 06:53 aqua coral

Years may wrinkle the skin,but to give up enthusiasm wrinkles the soul.----Ralph Waldo Emerson

Mon, 09/03/2012 - 01:49 mekenziellama

'Carpe diem' -Horace
'Give me liberty, or give me death!' -Patrick Henry
'I am not a crook' -Richard Nixon

That's all I can think of right now!!

Sun, 09/02/2012 - 02:33 sn293610

"Nothing is impossible for impossible says I'm possible" - Audrey Hepburn
"Just do it" - Nike

Sat, 09/01/2012 - 23:31 PinkPanthress

Great idea. That way we can 'play' more for the grains! :)

Sat, 09/01/2012 - 14:53 josh saves the world

i know more but they are saying i need 2 use a different value
i know millions more

Sat, 09/01/2012 - 14:36 josh saves the world

plz could u make sports subject

Sat, 09/01/2012 - 08:20 trisha_clifton

"All the world's a stage, and all the men and women merely players: they have their exits and their entrances; and one man in his time plays many parts, his acts being seven ages. "
William Shakespeare

Sat, 09/01/2012 - 04:32 xaewu

"I forgot to duck."
Ronald Reagan

Sat, 09/01/2012 - 04:32 xaewu

"I forgot to duck."
Ronald Reagan

Sat, 09/01/2012 - 03:15 Emma7410

"If there ever comes a day when we can't be together, keep me in your heart and I'll stay there forever." ~Pooh Bear

Sat, 09/01/2012 - 03:14 Emma7410

"Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened." ~Dr. Seuss

Sat, 09/01/2012 - 01:46 Nordica93

'I didn't turn to religion to make me happy. I always knew a bottle of port would do that. If you're looking for a religion to make you feel really comfortable, I certainly don't recommend Christianity.' - CS Lewis

'Before you criticise someone, always try walking a mile in their shoes. That way, when you criticise them, you'll be a mile away from them and have their shoes.' - Jack Handey

'We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars. '

'Always forgive your enemies - nothing annoys them so much.' - Oscar Wilde

'Beauty when unadorned is adorned the most.' - St Jerome

Fri, 08/31/2012 - 19:11 zenotype4

Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see-Mark Twain

Fri, 08/31/2012 - 17:08 bestinthewwe13

We hold these truths to be self evident -Matin luther king Jr.-

Fri, 08/31/2012 - 09:48 Naunet

"If we don't change the direction we are headed, we will end up where we are going.” ― Jodi Picoult

Fri, 08/31/2012 - 05:32 wgsantora1014

"Nobody can make you feel inferior without your consent."
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Fri, 08/31/2012 - 04:32 xaewu

"I forgot to duck."
Ronald Reagan

Fri, 08/31/2012 - 03:45 Lilyyy

"Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt"
-Abraham Lincoln/Mark Twain (unknown)

Fri, 08/31/2012 - 02:54 I Like Chooks

only problem is I can only submit one because I only have one email address and it wont let me use it more than once!

Fri, 08/31/2012 - 02:54 Songwriter416

"Don't tell me the sky's the limit when there are footprints on the moon." -Paul Brandt

Fri, 08/31/2012 - 02:42 Paraphamilleon

“Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.”

Fri, 08/31/2012 - 02:41 Paraphamilleon

“For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted.”

Fri, 08/31/2012 - 02:39 Paraphamilleon

I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
Albert Einstein

Fri, 08/31/2012 - 02:37 Paraphamilleon

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate.
Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
Said by Maryanne Wiliamson and used by Nelson Mandela

Thu, 08/30/2012 - 19:05 b3nn3tt



Thu, 08/30/2012 - 03:31 SarLuvsFieldHockey

"I have a dream- lets make it real."
Barack Obama

Thu, 08/30/2012 - 03:30 SarLuvsFieldHockey

"I have a dream."
-Martin Luther King

Wed, 08/29/2012 - 22:52 Ocean Chef

this really isn't famous, but it is a quote.
friend: my phone is being dumb!
Me: Don't you have a smart phone?!?

Wed, 08/29/2012 - 20:11 sue282

I think this is a terrific idea! I'll be glad to contribute a few quotes.

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