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Famous Quotes from Shakespeare's Plays

Can you identify these famous quotes from Shakespeare's plays?

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Can you identify these famous quotes from Shakespeare's plays?

1. Which confused young man said these words?

To be, or not to be: that is the question:
Whether 'tis nobler in the mind to suffer
The slings and arrows of outrageous fortune,
Or to take arms against a sea of troubles,
And by opposing end them?

2. What wronged merchant said:

Hath not a Jew eyes? hath not a Jew hands, organs, dimensions, senses, affections, passions? fed with the same food, hurt with the same weapons, subject to the same diseases, healed by the same means, warmed and cooled by the same winter and summer, as a Christian is?

3. What lovesick young woman said:

My only love sprung from my only hate!
Too early seen unknown, and known too late!
Prodigious birth of love it is to me,
That I must love a loathed enemy.

4. Which play is this from?

Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears;
I come to bury Caesar, not to praise him.
The evil that men do lives after them;
The good is oft interred with their bones.

5. These women were talking about which Scot?

By the pricking of my thumbs,
Something wicked this way comes.
Open, locks,
Whoever knocks!

6. Who gave this advice to his son?

Neither a borrower nor a lender be;
For loan oft loses both itself and friend,
And borrowing dulls the edge of husbandry.

7. Who said this about his own daughter?

Turn all her mother's pains and benefits
To laughter and contempt; that she may feel
How sharper than a serpent's tooth it is
To have a thankless child!

8. In which play will you find:

Is this a dagger which I see before me,
The handle toward my hand? Come, let me clutch thee.
I have thee not, and yet I see thee still.

9. Which father said this?

We are such stuff
As dreams are made on, and our little life
Is rounded with a sleep.

  • Egeus.
  • King Lear.
  • Prospero.

10. Which king said this:
A horse! a horse! my kingdom for a horse!

1. Which confused young man said these words?

To be, or not to be: that is the question:
Whether 'tis nobler in the mind to suffer
The slings and arrows of outrageous fortune,
Or to take arms against a sea of troubles,
And by opposing end them?
Hamlet.

2. What wronged merchant said:

Hath not a Jew eyes? hath not a Jew hands, organs, dimensions, senses, affections, passions? fed with the same food, hurt with the same weapons, subject to the same diseases, healed by the same means, warmed and cooled by the same winter and summer, as a Christian is?
Shylock.

3. What lovesick young woman said:

My only love sprung from my only hate!
Too early seen unknown, and known too late!
Prodigious birth of love it is to me,
That I must love a loathed enemy.
Juliet.

4. Which play is this from?

Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears;
I come to bury Caesar, not to praise him.
The evil that men do lives after them;
The good is oft interred with their bones.
Julius Caesar.

5. These women were talking about which Scot?

By the pricking of my thumbs,
Something wicked this way comes.
Open, locks,
Whoever knocks!
Macbeth.

6. Who gave this advice to his son?

Neither a borrower nor a lender be;
For loan oft loses both itself and friend,
And borrowing dulls the edge of husbandry.
Polonius.

7. Who said this about his own daughter?

Turn all her mother's pains and benefits
To laughter and contempt; that she may feel
How sharper than a serpent's tooth it is
To have a thankless child!
King Lear.

8. In which play will you find:

Is this a dagger which I see before me,
The handle toward my hand? Come, let me clutch thee.
I have thee not, and yet I see thee still.
Macbeth.

9. Which father said this?

We are such stuff
As dreams are made on, and our little life
Is rounded with a sleep.

Prospero.

10. Which king said this:
A horse! a horse! my kingdom for a horse!

Richard III.

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