They say you shouldn't believe everything you read, and that's especially true when it comes to things you read online on some virtual inspirational poster. Need proof? Below are examples of popular sayings that are actually misquotes or misattributions that you've probably used more than once.
It's hard to get good reception up there.
Considering man and mankind are synonyms, this doesn’t make sense, which is why Neil Armstrong never actually said it.
The transmission blurred the fact that he said, “One small step for a man.”
Speaking of space...
Nope. This was never actually spoken by Jim Lovell on the Apollo 13.
However, Tom Hanks does say it in the movie.
And now speaking of Tom Hanks...
That Forrest Gump quote is actually “Life was like a box of chocolates.”
Not that you would want to mess with Clint Eastwood as Dirty Harry...
But technically he said, “You’ve got to ask yourself one question: ‘Do I feel lucky?’ Well, do you, punk?”
This one was never said in any version of Tarzan the Ape Man.