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

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