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Presidential Quotes

In Cryptography teasers, a phrase or expressions has been encoded in some way (frequently by replacing letters with other letters). You need to figure out the encoding method and then decode the message to find the answer.

 

Puzzle ID:#21204
Fun:*** (2.63)
Difficulty:*** (2.79)
Category:Cryptography
Submitted By:CPlusPlusMan*us****
Corrected By:phrebh

 

 

 



The following cryptograms are quotes from past U.S. Presidents. Each letter stands for another, and no letter can stand for two (ex. 'A' cannot stand for 'B' and 'C')

1. IVVDALICO BDRXVOGP TLCS EOU DP KDDZ
HRIGLCB LP BDR OVCOOE BDRX DTU XOFRCICLDU.
LC LV MOCCOX MO IGDUO CSIU LU MIZ ADEFIUB.
--KODXKO TIVSLUKCDU

2. MRC CSOXO IXO IZQIUCIKOV CD MOLUK OGOACOZ
FXOVLZOUC. CSO ZIB IPCOX L TIV OGOACOZ, L
SIZ EB SLKS VASDDG KXIZOV AGIVVLPLOZ CDF
VOAXOC.
--XDUIGZ XOIKIU

3. SDT EIUB GOKV ZDOV I ZDK SIQO LP BDR AIGG
CSO CILG I GOK? PDRX. AIGGLUK I CILG I GOK
ZDOVU'C EINO LC I GOK.
--IMXISIE GLUADGU (If anyone can figure out why he said this, please tell me...)

4. LU I QOXB XOIG VOUVO, LC TLGG UDC MO DUO
EIU KDLUK CD CSO EDDU LC TLGG MO IU OUCLXO
UICLDU. PDX IGG DP RV ERVC TDXN CD FRC SLE
CSOXO.
--YDSU P. NOUUOZB

5. L AIU CSLUN DP UDCSLUK EDXO MDXLUK PDX CSO
IEOXLAIU FODFGO CSIU CD SIQO CD VLC LU
CSOLX GLQLUK XDDEV PDX I TSDGO SIGP SDRX
GDDNLUK IC EB PIAO DU CSOLX COGOQLVLDU
VAXOOUV.
--ZTLKSC Z. OLVOUSDTOX



Answer

1. Associate yourself with men of good
quality if you esteem your own reputation.
It is better be alone than in bad company.
--George Washington

2. But there are advantages to being elected President. The day after I was elected, I had my high school grades classified Top Secret.
--Ronald Reagan

3. How many legs does a dog have if you call
the tail a leg? Four. Calling a tail a leg
doesn't make it a leg.
--Abraham Lincoln

4. In a very real sense, it will not be one
man going to the moon it will be an entire
nation. For all of us must work to put him
there.
--John F. Kennedy

5. I can think of nothing more boring for the
American people than to have to sit in
their living rooms for a whole half hour
looking at my face on their television
screens.
--Dwight D. Eisenhower

The cipher is as follows:

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R
I M A Z O P K S L Y N G E U D F H X

S T U V W X Y Z
V C R Q T J B W

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