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

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