...But Is It Shakespeare?

Random Literature or Literary Character Quiz

Can you name the source of each famous quote below—whether or not it is from Shakespeare?

Featured Sep 8, 2011

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Famous QuoteS or N?Source
All that glisters is not gold.
How do I love thee? Let me count the ways.
What are kings, when regiment is gone, but perfect shadows in a sunshine day?
How sharper than a serpent's tooth it is to have a thankless child.
He will give the devil his due.
A fool and his money is soon parted.
For ye suffer fooles gladly, seeing ye your selves are wise.
Parting is such sweet sorrow, that I shall say good night till it be morrow.
We are such stuff as dreams are made on; and our little life is rounded with a sleep.
Better to reign in Hell, than to serve in Heaven.
'Beauty is truth, truth beauty'—that is all ye know on earth, and all ye need to know.
Then must you speak of one that loved not wisely but too well.
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.
The Devil can cite scripture for his purpose.
From Hell's heart, I stab at thee; For hate's sake, I spit my last breath at thee.
Famous QuoteS or N?Source
Where are all the good men dead? In the heart, or in the head?
'Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.
'Tis absence, however, that makes the heart grow fonder.
Their's not to reason why, their's but to do and die.
Some are born great; some achieve greatness; and some have greatness thrust upon them.
Misery acquaints a man with strange bedfellows.
'Tis the sport to have the enginer hoist with his own petard.
The better part of valour is discretion.
Oh what a tangled web we weave, when first we practise to deceive!
Heaven has no rage like love to hatred turned, nor hell a fury like a woman scorned.
No man is an island entire of itself; every man is a piece of the continent, a part of the main.
Lord, what fools these mortals be!
Cowards die many times before their deaths; the valiant never taste of death but once.
Neither a borrower nor a lender be.
Uneasy lies the head that wears a crown.

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