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

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