Cryptoquotes

In the following puzzles, each letter of the alphabet (A — Z) has been substituted with another letter. Your challenge is to break the code for each puzzle and decipher the quote and author. (Answers for this section begin on page 310.)

Example:

DCNHN BHN DCPTN ICP SPPU BD DCLYET DCN IBA DCNA BHN, BYK BTU ICA … L KHN-BQ PV DCLYET DCBD YNONH INHN, BYK BTU ICA YPD?

— HPXNHD UNYYNKA

The answer is:

There are those who look at things the way they are, and ask why … I dream of things that never were, and ask why not?

— Robert Kennedy

Cryptoquote Challenge 1

NJP IYKTVPU MW DKN NJRN NJPYP RYP IYKTVPUW. NJP IYKTVPU MW PHIPGNMDB KNJPYXMWP RDE NJMDAMDB NJRN JRQMDB IYKTVPUW MW R IYKTVPU.

— NJPKEKYP YOTMD

Cryptoquote Challenge 2

YGYCS IBQMT QV XH XCEQVE. EBY RCKUMYW QV BKO EK CYWXQH XH XCEQVE KHIY BY FCKOV AR.

— RXUMK RQIXVVK

Cryptoquote Challenge 3

BODKOJRR QAYQUR XISDASJR OXRV; UDM PQI'C RCJQA RJPDIZ NQRJ QIZ VJJB UDMO LDDC DI LXORC NQRJ.

— LOJZJOXPV YXAPDF

Cryptoquote Challenge 4

WVX'UB HBJBU SI KVVN SI BJBUWVHB ABRRI WVX ZEBH WVX ZOH, SHN WVX'UB HBJBU SI CSN SI AEBW ISW ZEBH WVX RVIB.

— RVX EVRAM

Cryptoquote Challenge 5

VCECO ABZXR RLWR W FDWMM SOBZQ BT RLBZSLRTZM GBDDJRRCA QCBQMC GWV GLWVSC RLC YBOMA: JVACCA JR'F RLC BVMP RLJVS RLWR CECO LWF!— DWOSWOCR DCWAC

Cryptoquote Challenge 6

VADUDSXX AD PCZUX TZSJMSX TCDHAUSDTS. VADUDSXX AD MWADVADF TZSJMSX LZCHCKDUDSXX. VADUDSXX AD FAQADF TZSJMSX ICQS.

— IJC MOK

Cryptoquote Challenge 7

SZASNM BJXJXVJB, IULJBM XSN LSUJ NID. VDU ULIMJ ALI LSUJ NID OIQ'U AGQ DQZJMM NID LSUJ ULJX. SQO ULJQ NID OJMUBIN NIDBMJZH.

— BGPLSBO X. QGFIQ

Cryptoquote Challenge 8

J VNJTG VNUV BPWBRP QUTV BPUDP MW XYDN VNUV WTP WK VNPMP AUFM ZWSPCTXPTVM NUA LPVVPC ZPV WYV WK VNP QUF UTA RPV VNPX NUSP JV.

— AQJZNV A. PJMPTNWQPC

Cryptoquote Challenge 9

GDO WUYNKOIH GDTG OFCHG CV GDO MYUKE GYETQ RTVVYG NO HYKXOE NQ GDO KOXOK YS GDCVPCVB GDTG RUOTGOE GDOI.

— TKNOUG OCVHGOCV

Cryptoquote Challenge 10

BVKVKOVB UZFFGEVTT CAVTE'M CVFVEC YFAE RUA DAY ZBV AB RUZM DAY UZLV; GM CVFVECT TAXVXD AE RUZM DAY MUGEI.

— CZXV QZBEVJGV

Cryptoquote Challenge 11

PNIQ LYQ Y HIGLVK KIIEL UBLP PNGII PNJKXL PV TI PGBOQ NYHHQ JK PNJL MVGOE: LVZIVKI PV OVFI, LVZIPNJKX PV EV, YKE LVZIPNJKX PV NVHI CVG.

— PVZ TVEIPP

Cryptoquote Challenge 12

J UA HBFHUBFC YX CJF, QEY YSFBF JW TX GUEWF LXB KSJGS J UA HBFHUBFC YX VJPP.

— AUSUYAU OUTCSJ

Cryptoquote Challenge 13

INOG TGP KZYJ VGXZHOG KMGA MZLG OETGKMNPR KE OZA; CEEYO, VGXZHOG KMGA MZLG KE OZA OETGKMNPR.

— SYZKE

Cryptoquote Challenge 14

KNP YPRK FBV KZ UNPPT VZMTRPES QR KZ KTV KZ UNPPT RZHPZOP PERP MJ.

— HBTI KFBQO

Cryptoquote Challenge 15

BRCT GZN RQSC MZTHPICTMC, GZN MQT RQSC Q JZE ZH HNT. QTI BRCT GZN RQSC HNT, GZN MQT IZ QOQFPTV ERPTVK.

— YZC TQOQER

Cryptoquote Challenge 16

TK BOS TW XQWCSY BK BOS CGTOR QOZ POZSYWCQOZW BOS CGTOR JSFF, BOS GQW QC CGS WQXS CTXS, TOWTRGC TOCB QOZ POZSYWCQOZTOR BK XQOL CGTORW.

— ITOASOC IQO RBRG

Cryptoquote Challenge 17

N IWF SBM DWCT YBST VDTKT N NSMTSGTG MB YB, JLM N MDNSE N DWCT TSGTG LX VDTKT N NSMTSGTG MB JT.

— GBLYRWH WGWIH

Cryptoquote Challenge 18

NUQ ZWL XKHZUPRM FUMR WCUQB W ARMHUL KL WL EUQM UT AVWN BEWL KL W NRWM UT ZULPRMHWBKUL.

— AVWBU

Cryptoquote Challenge 19

G BVNR QTHWF DBR PRYD IVO DT SGNR VFNGXR DT OTHM XBGAFMRW GY DT QGWF THD IBVD DBRO IVWD VWF DBRW VFNGYR DBRC DT FT GD.

— BVMMO Y DMHCVW

Cryptoquote Challenge 20

UGL KYYA FLYFSL XSLLF TDZG NLUULO CU IPKGU UGCI UGL NCA FLYFSL.

YQ ZYDOXL, UGL NCA FLYFSL LIRYV UGL MCEPIK GYDOX TDZG TYOL.

— MYYAV CSSLI

Cryptoquote Challenge 21

DFEWQ DLR ZRWG DRCD FI TFNRZ XC VFD HWTWHXDQ DF BWOR NWZ YPD DLR HWTWHXDQ DF TZRMRVD XD.

— WVVR F'LWZR BHHFZBXHO

Cryptoquote Challenge 22

KWMYSMYZ MU KWA AYAEX NC BFAJKMOMKX. MK'U UAGC-BNYUBMNIU, JYR JYXKWMYZ UAGC-BNYUBMNIU MU GNIUX. XNI BJY'K KFX KN RN KWMYZU.

XNI UMETGX EIUK RN KWMYZU.

— FJX HFJRHIFX

Cryptoquote Challenge 23

MGN RNMHNKQQ WQ W FWAP.MF EWF CK FM QJPZAKN ALWF MGN RNMHNKQQ PF KXGEWAPMF. ALK LGSWF SPFX PQ MGN ZGFXWSKFAWI NKQMGNEK.

— VMLF Z. UKFFKXT

Cryptoquote Challenge 24

UYN MPVVNHNDEN ANUFNND UYN HPQYU FIHM KDM UYN KTSILU HPQYU FIHM PL UYN MPVVNHNDEN ANUFNND TPQYUDPDQ KDM K TPQYUDPDQ AOQ.

— SKHW UFKPD

Cryptoquote Challenge 25

S UHXXHV XYMOSTF OASO BFHBEF XSTF CAFV OLZYVP OH JFMYPV MHXFOAYVP UHXBEFOFEZ QHHEBLHHQ YM OH RVJFLFMOYXSOF OAF YVPFVRYOZ HQ UHXBEFOF QHHEM.

— JHRPESM SJSXM

Cryptoquote Challenge 26

NI BKI ACBSIJ YG ETK FCETDCFA; NI YIZERI NCBF NI FCPLH. NCIL FCI RPLJ PA STKI, XEG QEVVENA VPHI B ACBJEN FCBF LIUIK VIBUIA.

— YTJJCB

Cryptoquote Challenge 27

ICH VDDVIHKTIH LP ICH PQIQKH NVDD FLI EH ICH JHKULF NCL RTFFLI KHTX. VI NVDD EH ICH JHKULF NCL XLHU FLI OFLN CLN IL DHTKF.

— TDGVF ILPPDHK

Cryptoquote Challenge 28

DJT KCT ZTMG FJ QCSSG OQJT BQJG NZ TZB CXXADJ BQCB BQJ ZFVJKB ZE MPEJ PX QCSSPTJXX.

— HJZUHJ ZUOJMM

Cryptoquote Challenge 29

GCRRQGG FG KMJ JXQ SQO JM XDEEFKQGG. XDEEFKQGG FG JXQ SQO JM GCRRQGG. FB OMC IMYQ ZXDJ OMC DTQ WMFKU, OMC ZFII VQ GCRRQGGBCI.

— XQTNDK RDFK

Cryptoquote Challenge 30 CAXVLFLN RQH CXTV VQ UQ, UQ DV TQC. VALNL XNL QTPR ZQ GXTR VQGQNNQCZ.

— GDIAXLP PXTUQT

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