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

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