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

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