Sunday Pub Quiz: Misquotations

A pub quiz: You are on your honour not to google.

Here are five phrases that are typically quoted today in a way that departs from their original wording. For each misquotation, score 1 point if you can recall the original quote and another point if you can guess the source for the original quote. If you score 7 or more out of a possible 10, I for one will be highly impressed. Answers after the jump.

1. Pride goeth before a fall.

2. Bubble bubble, toil and trouble.

3. Money is the root of all evil.

4. Gild the lily.

5. Water, water everywhere and not a drop to drink.

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