Literature / ...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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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.
Where are all the good men dead? In the heart, or in the head?
He will give the devil his due.
'Tis the sport to have the enginer hoist with his own petard.
Better to reign in Hell, than to serve in Heaven.
Parting is such sweet sorrow, that I shall say good night till it be morrow.
All that glisters is not gold.
Cowards die many times before their deaths; the valiant never taste of death but once.
'Tis absence, however, that makes the heart grow fonder.
The Devil can cite scripture for his purpose.
A fool and his money is soon parted.
What are kings, when regiment is gone, but perfect shadows in a sunshine day?
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.
Famous QuoteS or N?Source
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.
Then must you speak of one that loved not wisely but too well.
Misery acquaints a man with strange bedfellows.
How do I love thee? Let me count the ways.
For ye suffer fooles gladly, seeing ye your selves are wise.
How sharper than a serpent's tooth it is to have a thankless child.
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.
Oh what a tangled web we weave, when first we practise to deceive!
Uneasy lies the head that wears a crown.
Lord, what fools these mortals be!
'Beauty is truth, truth beauty'—that is all ye know on earth, and all ye need to know.
Heaven has no rage like love to hatred turned, nor hell a fury like a woman scorned.
The better part of valour is discretion.
Their's not to reason why, their's but to do and die.

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