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

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