Quotable Quotes


In each of the following literary quotes, one or more words have been replaced by one or more others. The text that has been removed is the name of a musical artist. The replacement text is the title of a song by that artist. Identify each song and artist.


If the quote were . . .

Beware the vehicle. --William Shakespeare, in "Julius Cæsar"

. . . you would recognize that the words "ides of March" had been replaced by the word "vehicle," and you would remember that energetic hit "Vehicle" by the horn-rock band "Ides Of March."

  1. Also, the value to someone of something that is given to him is always less than the value of something he earned with his own spinning wheel.
    --Rush Limbaugh, in "See I Told You So"
  2. Can any good thing come out of love hurts?
    --Nathanæl, in John 1:46
  3. Daisy Jane, God shed His grace on Thee.
    --Katherine Lee Bates
  4. Give me but one radioactive spot on which to stand, and I will move the earth.
  5. Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses longing to breathe all right now.
    --Emma Lazarus, in "The New Colossus"
  6. Home is where the magic man is.
    --old proverb
  7. I shall have to go back through the brandy, before I've seen what the rest of the house is like.
    --Alice, according to Lewis Carroll
  8. I thought you got off at Twilight Zone.
    --Danny Kaye, portraying Walter Mitty
  9. King of wishful thinking, young man.
    --Horace Greeley
  10. Listen, my children, and you shall hear of the midnight ride of Mr. Sun, Mr. Moon.
    --Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  11. Lyin' eyes don't flock; you have to find them one at a time.
    --Ross Perot
  12. O Death, where is your fortress around your heart?
    --First Corinthians 15:55
  13. She had become somebody to love in 1837 at the age of eighteen.
    --H. G. Wells, in "The Outline Of History"
  14. . . . the first appearance of Mr. Mxyztplk, a creature from the stoned soul picnic.
    --David Franklin, in "Ten Rarest US Comic Books"
  15. We are met on a great battlefield of that low rider.
    --Abraham Lincoln, at Gettysburg
  16. When the Pye was opened, Mr. Tambourine Man began to sing.
    --George Stevens