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

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