...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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'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!
For ye suffer fooles gladly, seeing ye your selves are wise.
How do I love thee? Let me count the ways.
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.
Then must you speak of one that loved not wisely but too well.
Better to reign in Hell, than to serve in Heaven.
The Devil can cite scripture for his purpose.
We are such stuff as dreams are made on; and our little life is rounded with a sleep.
'Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.
'Tis absence, however, that makes the heart grow fonder.
Uneasy lies the head that wears a crown.
No man is an island entire of itself; every man is a piece of the continent, a part of the main.
He will give the devil his due.
Famous QuoteS or N?Source
Where are all the good men dead? In the heart, or in the head?
What are kings, when regiment is gone, but perfect shadows in a sunshine day?
Neither a borrower nor a lender be.
Heaven has no rage like love to hatred turned, nor hell a fury like a woman scorned.
The better part of valour is discretion.
Their's not to reason why, their's but to do and die.
From Hell's heart, I stab at thee; For hate's sake, I spit my last breath at thee.
A fool and his money is soon parted.
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.
All that glisters is not gold.
Misery acquaints a man with strange bedfellows.
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.
Lord, what fools these mortals be!

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