...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?

Updated Jun 23, 2012

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

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