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

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