#ShakespeareOrNot: Answers

Today we had that #FridayFeeling. Today we played, #ShakespeareOrNot. 

We shared twelve quotes on Twitter throughout the day and you had to guess who said them first – the brilliant Bard, or someone else.

Thank you for taking part, and if you got the answer correct… bravo!


1. “Incredible things –
Magic, madness, heaven, sin…”

Taylor Swift, Blank Space

2. “Love all, trust a few…”
William Shakespeare, All’s Well That Ends Well

3. “To doubt
Is worse than to have lost…”

Philip Massinger, Duke of Milan

4. “Pity the plight of young fellows…”
Plan B & John Cooper Clarke, Pity The Plight

5. “Give every man thy ear, but few thy voice…”
William Shakespeare, Hamlet


6. “With great power comes great responsibility…”
Uncle Ben (Spiderman)

7. “When in Rome, do as the Romans do…”
Saint Ambrose

8. “Every man has his fault…” 
William Shakespeare, Timon of Athens

9. “The pen is mightier than the sword…”
Edward Bulwer-Lytton

10. “The world’s mine oyster…”
William Shakespeare, The Merry Wives of Windsor

11. “No man is an island…”
John Donne

12. “It does not do to dwell on dreams…”
Professor Dumbledore, J. K. Rowling