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

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