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

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