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Spurious Quotations (erroneously attributed)

 

Winston Churchill 
    The Churchill Centre - These quotes make for good story-telling but popular myth has falsely attributed them to Churchill.

Thomas Jefferson 
    Monticello.org - a collection of quotations commonly misattributed to Thomas Jefferson. 

William Shakespeare
    enotes.com - Faux Shakespeare  Phrases often misattributed to Shakespeare

Robert Lewis Stevenson
    RLS.org - most comprehensive web resource dedicated to Robert Louis Stevenson, designed for all. 
  
 ​George Washington 
     Mountvernon.com - a list of quotations misattributed to George Washington that have been sent to the Mount Vernon library.

 

50 Common Misquotations - by mental_floss on YouTube