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?

 Plays Quiz Updated Jun 23, 2012

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

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