Literature / ...But Is It Shakespeare?

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

Quiz Updated Jun 23, 2012

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

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