February 2022 Crossword: Quote Attribution Theme


Maggie Schneider

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2. “I’ve got a fever, and the only prescription is more _______ ”

5. “It took me four years to paint like Raphael, but a lifetime to paint like a child” speaker

11. Musician who gave the advice, “Don’t play what’s there, play what’s not there”

12. Movie star who said “Elegance is the only beauty that never fades”

14. “I want to be alone!” exclaimer of Old Hollywood

15. Poet who wrote “To the person in the bell jar, blank and stopped as a dead baby, the world itself is a bad dream”

16. “Here’s looking at you, kid” speaker

17. “Today I consider myself the luckiest man on the face of the Earth” speaker

18. Musician who claimed “We’re more popular than Jesus now”

19. “One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not _____ well” -Virginia Woolf

20. Writer who joked, “I am so clever that sometimes I don’t understand a single word of what I am saying”


1. “I am not truly free if I am taking away someone else’s freedom, just as surely as I am not free when my freedom is taken away from me” speaker

3. “Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced” writer

4. Artist who said “The only difference between a madman and myself is that I am not mad”

6. Dr. Strangelove line that goes “Gentlemen, you can’t fight in here! This is the _______!”

7. First lady who said “No one can make you feel inferior without your consent”

8. Show with the line “Nobody expects the Spanish Inquisition!”

9. Originator of the line “Be the change you want to see in the world”

10. “Camp sees everything in quotation marks. It’s not a lamp, but a ‘lamp’; not a woman, but a ‘woman’” writer

13. “If you lead a country like Britain… you have to have a touch of iron about you” speaker

Answer Key: 


2) Cowbell

5) Picasso

11) Miles Davis

12) Audrey Hepburn

14) Greta Garbo

15) Sylvia Plath

16) Rick

17) Lou Gehrig

18) John Lennon

19) Dined

20) Oscar Wilde


1) Nelson Mandela

3) James Baldwin

4) Salvador Dali

6) War Room

7) Eleanor Roosevelt

8) Monty Python

9) Gandhi

10) Susan Sontag

13) Margaret Thatcher