...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?

Updated Jun 23, 2012

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

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