...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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He will give the devil his due.
Oh what a tangled web we weave, when first we practise to deceive!
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.
Misery acquaints a man with strange bedfellows.
From Hell's heart, I stab at thee; For hate's sake, I spit my last breath at thee.
How do I love thee? Let me count the ways.
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.
'Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.
Where are all the good men dead? In the heart, or in the head?
The better part of valour is discretion.
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.
The Devil can cite scripture for his purpose.
Famous QuoteS or N?Source
A fool and his money is soon parted.
'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.
All that glisters is not gold.
'Tis the sport to have the enginer hoist with his own petard.
Uneasy lies the head that wears a crown.
Lord, what fools these mortals be!
Parting is such sweet sorrow, that I shall say good night till it be morrow.
Better to reign in Hell, than to serve in Heaven.
Neither a borrower nor a lender be.
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.
Heaven has no rage like love to hatred turned, nor hell a fury like a woman scorned.
'Tis absence, however, that makes the heart grow fonder.
We are such stuff as dreams are made on; and our little life is rounded with a sleep.
How sharper than a serpent's tooth it is to have a thankless child.

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