If you're ready to solve a cryptoquip, you've come to the right place! We have lots of cryptograms, cryptoquotes and cryptofamilies on this site, on all sorts of topics.
If you'd like a few tips before you get started on the puzzles below, please read these guidelines for solving cryptograms. Otherwise, scroll on down to the links to get started decoding these puzzlers!
You'll get "two for one" when you solve these cryptograms! The same code works for two interesting quotations. See how long it will take you to solve all three sets. Answers are found with each pdf.
We give a tiny hint for each quotation in its title and brief description. But mostly, you'll have to rely on your knowledge of the English language and spelling skills to uncover each message. Here's a peek at the first set. The full text also appears below.
It Brings Out the Best - What brings out the best in most people? The answer may surprise you. This quotation is from long, long ago.
ZYFPQOUSB EZO SEP PHHPLS AH PJULUSUKW
SZJPKSO GEULE UK DQAODPQACO LUQLCTOSZKLPO
GACJY EZFP JZUK YAQTZKS.
EAQZLP, QATZK DAPS (65 – 8, B.C.)
See how one athlete has learned to succeed.
U YAK’S QPZJJB OPP SEP ECQYJPO.
U OPKOP SEPT JUMP Z TPTAQB.
PYGUK TAOPO, ZTPQULZK ZSEJPSP (1955 - )
Look Your Best - Wearing this often-overlooked accessory will help you look your best.
FEET WKGEC VP EDU EM BWU NUPB
HCBVAOUP EM TCUPP EDU AHD YUHC VD
--- YVOOVHG G. BWHAQUCHI (1811-1863)
A Great Get Together - This quotation reveals an important ingredient in successful social events.
WEDUPB FEET WKGEC VP BWU EVO HDT
YVDU EM H GUCCI GUUBVDF, HDT BWUCU
VP DE ZEXVHO AEGJHDVEDPWVJ UNKHO BE
BWHB YWUCU BWU ZEQUP HCU CHBWUC
PGHOO, HDT BWU OHKFWBUC HNKDTHDB.
---YHPWVDFBED VCXVDF (1783-1859)
Personal Preferences - Which would you choose?
A WYOAYGY IDBI AI AX WYIIYL IZ IYOO IDY
ILKID IDBU B OAY. A WYOAYGY AI AX WYIIYL IZ
WY NLYY IDBU IZ WY B XOBGY. BUT A WYOAYGY
AI AX WYIIYL IZ QUZC IDBU WY AEUZLBUI.
-- D. O. FYUHQYU (1880-1956)
Not So Tidy - Murphy's Law???
IDYLY AX BOCBMX BU YBXM XZOKIAZU
IZ YGYLM DKFBU JLZWOYF—UYBI, JOBKXAWOY,
-- D. O. FYUHQYU (1880-1956)
We think you'll enjoy solving each cryptoquip above. Remember that you'll
need to use your knowledge of the English language, letter patterns, letter frequencies, and a
little luck to uncover the special message in each puzzle. Good spelling skills are helpful, too!
Solving cryptograms are twice the fun as many other word games. Do you know why? First, you get to put your word play and logic skills to the test. Secondly, you will uncover a clever or funny quote or observation on life.
Please check back again because we'll be adding more interesting quotes, quips and witticisms to our cryptogram collection!
Please note that in addition to cryptoquotes, we also have free cryptograms and cryptofamilies, which are lists of ten related words. Here are some of our most popular puzzles from each category:
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