One rule that I have for quotations is that if you cannot tell one by heart, it’s better to have it printed on the slide, to avoid problems.

When I usually tell this rule, I have a slide with Abraham Lincoln saying, “You cannot trust every picture with a quote that you find on the Internet.”

I don’t read the text, but people start laughing, and I use this to explain that everything you put on a slide is read by most of the audience. Two rules in one slide 😉

By the way, do you know that most of the quotations that people remember are wrong? This is due to the so-called Mandela Effect.

A famous example of the Mandela Effect is this one:

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