...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?

Featured Sep 8, 2011

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

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