Quotes From Classic Literature

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Can you name the classic novels or plays from their quotation?

Featured Sep 22, 2010

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'As you value your life or your reason keep away from the moor.'ACD
'You'd find it easier to be bad than good if you had red hair. People who haven't red hair don't know what trouble is.'LMM
'I lived on rum, I tell you. It's been meat and drink, and man and wife, to me.'RLS
'Cowards die many times before their deaths; the valiant never taste of death but once.'WS
'Every idiot who goes about with 'Merry Christmas' on his lips, should be boiled with his own pudding, and buried with a stake of holly through his heart.'CD
'Remember that [...] your native language is the language of Shakespeare and Milton and The Bible; and don't sit there crooning like a bilious pigeon.'GBS
'Death destroys a man: the idea of Death saves him.'EMF
'I think you are wrong to want a heart. It makes most people unhappy. If you only knew it, you are in luck not to have a heart.'LFB
'It was a monster devouring with a thousand mouths, trampling with a thousand hoofs; it was the Great Butcher--it was the spirit of Capitalism made flesh.'US
'The rain pattered dismally against the panes, and my candle was nearly burnt out, when [...] I saw the dull yellow eye of the creature open.'MS
'To lose one parent, Mr. Worthing, may be regarded as a misfortune; to lose both looks like carelessness.'OW
'Either the well was very deep, or she fell very slowly, for she had plenty of time as she went down to look about her and to wonder what was going to happen next.'LC
'He had discovered a great law of human action [...] namely, that in order to make a man or a boy covet a thing, it is only necessary to make the thing difficult to attain.' MT
'There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio, than are dreamt of in your philosophy.'WS
'There she blows!--there she blows! A hump like a snow-hill!'HM
'Better to reign in Hell, than serve in Heaven.'JM
'Happiness in marriage is entirely a matter of chance.'JA

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