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

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