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

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