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

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