Can You Complete the Donald Trump Quote?

POLITICS

John Miller

6 Min Quiz

Can you finish this Donald Trump quote? "Sometimes by losing a battle you find a new way to win _____."

"Sometimes by losing a battle you find a new way to win the war." Trump uttered this one during a heated New York real estate battle, one that dragged on for years, in which he tried to remove tenants from one building in order to make room for another.

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"When somebody challenges you unfairly, fight back - be brutal, be tough - don't take it. It is always important to _____." Can you complete this Trump saying?

Trump is known partly for his relentless attacking political style … and his love of all-caps messages. "When somebody challenges you unfairly, fight back - be brutal, be tough - don't take it. It is always important to WIN!"

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Perhaps it is all an illusion? ""The media is—really, the word, I think one of the greatest of all terms I've come up with—is _____."

Trump often exhorts his disdain of the media. ""The media is—really, the word, I think one of the greatest of all terms I've come up with—is fake."

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Because otherwise, there's defeat? "My whole life is about _____. I don't lose often. I almost never lose."

"My whole life is about winning. I don't lose often. I almost never lose." And given the fact that he rose to become president of America, who can really argue with this Trump quote?

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Can you finish this Trump quote? "Free trade is terrible. Free trade can be wonderful if you have smart people. But we have _____ people."

Trump often lauds his negotiation skills. "Free trade is terrible. Free trade can be wonderful if you have smart people. But we have stupid people."

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Do you remember this Trump classic? "Nobody has better respect for ____ than Donald Trump."

"Nobody has better respect for intelligence than Donald Trump." Trump uttered this quote in New Jersey in 2017.

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How about this famous Trump quote? "Together, We will make America strong again. We will make wealthy again. We will make America proud again. We will make America safe again. And yes, together, we will make America ______."

And we will do it one tweet at a time, until the job is done. "Together, We will make America strong again. We will make wealthy again. We will make America proud again. We will make America safe again. And yes, together, we will make America great again."

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Do you remember this debate? ""Nobody respects _____ more than me."

At the third presidential debate, Trump said, ""Nobody respects women more than me." It's a quote that's been echoed by the media many times since.

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Do you remember this Trump tweet? "Despite the constant negative press _____."

In May 2017, Trump took to Twitter with this one: "Despite the constant negative press covfefe." And to this day, no one on Earth has any idea what it means.

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Can you complete this Trump tweet? "It is better to live one day as a ____ than 100 years as a sheep.”

"It is better to live one day as a lion than 100 years as a sheep.” This is a Trump tweet from 2016, one in which he repeated the words of Italian fascist dictator Benito Mussolini.

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Do you remember this Trump quote? "Owning a great ____ gives you great power."

"Owning a great golf course gives you great power." This is a statement that most citizens of the world will never be able to appreciate in their own lives.

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Actually, a lot of people understood this problem, did you? “Nobody knew ____ could be so complicated.”

“Nobody knew health care could be so complicated.” After vowing to clean up the health care system, Trump realized that the situation was messier than anticipated.

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Can you finish this quote about Trump's wife Melania? ""She really has become a ____ ... I mean _____ in the most positive way."

Trump is not known to mince words, evey with regard to his own family, like when he spoke about the then-pregnant Melania. "She really has become a monster...I mean monster in the most positive way."

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Do recall this Trump quote about John McCain? "He’s not a war hero. He’s a war hero because he was captured. I like people that weren’t _____."

Trump made his disdain for John McCain (a Vietnam War survivor) clear on numerous occasions. "He’s not a war hero. He’s a war hero because he was captured. I like people that weren’t captured."

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And you don't have to be a brainiac. "If you're going to be thinking, you may as well _____."

No one will ever accuse Trump of thinking small in his endeavors. "If you're going to be thinking, you may as well think big."

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“Do not underestimate us. And do not try us. We will defend our common spirit, our shared ____.” Can you complete this Trump quote?

“Do not underestimate us. And do not try us. We will defend our common spirit, our shared prosperity.” This was one of Trump's many warnings to the leaders of North Korea in 2017.

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Can you complete Trump's words to Congress in March 2017? "All the nations of the world – friend or foe – will find that America is strong, America is proud, and America is ___."

Trump sometimes utters inspirational words. In March 2017, he addressed Congress with these words: "All the nations of the world – friend or foe – will find that America is strong, America is proud, and America is free."

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Can you complete this quote about racially charged violence in Charlottesville, NC? "“We condemn in the strongest possible terms this egregious display of hatred, bigotry and violence on ______."

After a woman was left dead during racial conflicts in Charlottesville, Trump seemed to imply that many were at fault for the killing. “We condemn in the strongest possible terms this egregious display of hatred, bigotry and violence on many sides. On many sides.”

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"I will build a great, great wall on our southern border, and I will make ____ pay for that wall. Mark my words." Can you nail down this Trump quote?

Like other presidents, Trump has sworn to complete a massive wall on the U.S.-Mexico border. He upped the ante by saying Americans wouldn't have to foot the bill. "I will build a great, great wall on our southern border, and I will make Mexico pay for that wall. Mark my words."

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Do you remember what Trump said to this war veteran upon receiving the soldier's Purple Heart medal as a gift? “I always wanted to get the Purple Heart. This was ______."

Trump seemed especially excited to receive a Purple Heart from a veteran … because he didn't have to take a bullet to get one. “I always wanted to get the Purple Heart. This was much easier.”

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In 2017, Trump visited Warsaw, Poland. Do you remember his words? "Do we have the desire and the courage to preserve our civilization in the face of those who would ____?"

In Warsaw, Trump saw an opportunity to exhibit some ferocity. "Do we have the desire and the courage to preserve our civilization in the face of those who would subvert and destroy it?"

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Can you finish this Trump saying from a United Nations speech? "The United States has great strength and patience, but if it is forced to defend itself or its allies, we will have no choice but to totally destroy North Korea. ____ is on a suicide mission."

In 2017, Trump began taunting North Korea's leader with the nickname "Rocket Man." "The United States has great strength and patience, but if it is forced to defend itself or its allies, we will have no choice but to totally destroy North Korea. Rocket Man is on a suicide mission."

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Can you finish this widely-circulated Trump saying from his personal life? “I like _____. I mean, I won’t do anything to take care of them. I’ll supply funds, and she’ll take care of the ____."

Trump has made it clear that parenting is not his thing. “I like kids. I mean, I won’t do anything to take care of them. I’ll supply funds, and she’ll take care of the kids."

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"I think that would qualify as not smart, but _____ ....and a very stable ____ at that!” Can you complete this Trump tweet?

Trump often speaks about his high regard for his own intelligence. In January 2018, he took to Twitter to express this idea: "I think that would qualify as not smart, but genius....and a very stable genius at that!”

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"It's tangible, it's solid, it's beautiful. It's artistic, from my standpoint, and I just love ____." Can you complete this Trump quote?

Trump's fondness for business deals and real estate is common knowledge. "It's tangible, it's solid, it's beautiful. It's artistic, from my standpoint, and I just love real estate."

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Do you remember Trump's quote on Mexican immigrants? “When Mexico sends its people, they’re not sending the _____."

In June 2015, Trump spoke about Mexican people coming across the border. “When Mexico sends its people, they’re not sending the best. They’re not sending you … they’re sending people that have lots of problems and they’re bringing those problems with us. They’re bringing drugs. They’re bring crime. They’re rapists. And some, I assume, are good people.”

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Do you recall Trump's quote about a wall on the U.S.-Mexcio border. “We have to have a wall. We have to have a border. And in that wall we’re going to have a _____ where people can come into the country, but they have to come in legally.”

Trump has been adamant that all immigrants come into the country legally, especially on the southern border. “We have to have a wall. We have to have a border. And in that wall we’re going to have a big fat door where people can come into the country, but they have to come in legally.”

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""Somebody said I’m the Ernest Hemingway of _____." Can you finish this Trump quote?

Trump's used social media and Twitter to great effect throughout his poltical career. He said, in reference to Twitter's character limit, "somebody said I’m the Ernest Hemingway of 140 characters."

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Do you remember this controversial Trump utterance? "“Donald J. Trump is calling for a total and complete shutdown of ____ entering the United States.”

In 2015, Trump singled out one group as potential troublemakers and committed to keeping them out of the country. “Donald J. Trump is calling for a total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States.”

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"I always want to think of myself as _____." Can you complete this determined Trump quote?

Although he was born into a wealthy family, Trump likes to portray himself as an underestimated outsider to the system. "I always want to think of myself as an underdog."

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Do you recall this Trump quote from 2015? “The line of ‘Make America Great Again,’ the phrase, that was mine, I came up with it about _____, and I kept using it, and everybody’s using it, they are all loving it.

In 2015, Trump told Fox, “The line of ‘Make America Great Again,’ the phrase, that was mine, I came up with it about a year ago, and I kept using it, and everybody’s using it, they are all loving it." In reality, Ronald Reagan came up with the slogan in the '80s.

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Can you finish this Trump quote from 2015? "I’m the worst thing that’s ever happened to _____."

In 2015, ISIS was still running rampant in the Middle East, torturing and killing innocents. Trump said, "I’m the worst thing that’s ever happened to ISIS."

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Can you recall this Trump quote? "When America is united, America is totally ____."

In one much-replayed speech, Trump touts America's combined powers. "When America is united, America is totally unstoppable."

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Do remember this Trump tweet, in which he posed with a bowl of food? "Happy Cinco de Mayo! The best taco bowls are made in Trump Tower Grill. I love ____!"

Trump, like most presidents, has had more than one public relations gaffe with potential voting groups. "Happy Cinco de Mayo! The best taco bowls are made in Trump Tower Grill. I love Hispanics!"

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Can you finish this 2015 Trump tweet? "Anyone who thinks my story is anywhere near over is _____."

In 2015, Trump took to Twitter to say his life of accomplishment was far from over. "Anyone who thinks my story is anywhere near over is sadly mistaken."

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About This Quiz

Few people really believed that Donald J. Trump was a serious presidential candidate. But on June 16, 2015, he officially threw his hat into the ring, promising to address issues like national debt, illegal immigration, terrorism and other challenges. Along the way, he uttered (and tweeted … and tweeted some more) words that will forever live on the public record. If we offer part of a famous Trump quote, do you think you can complete it?

In one controversial decision, Trump decided to remove America from a climate accord. He said, “I was elected to represent Pittsburgh, not _____.” Did you know the answer to this one? It’s Paris, as in reference to the president’s decision to alter the U.S.’s commitment to the Paris Climate Accords.

Like all presidents, Trump’s transition into his seat of power was not always smooth. “I loved my previous life. I had so many things going. This is more work than in my previous life. I thought it would ____.” Did you remember this one? It’s, “I thought it would be easier.”

And Trump is often happy with his administration’s performance. When quizzed on his first accomplishments, he said, “I think we’ve done more than perhaps _____ in the first 100 days.” The answer to this one is “any president.”

Let’s find out if you really know Donald’s most famous sayings. Take this Trump quote quiz now!

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