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But then I sigh, and with a piece of scripture,Tell the ... Read Full Quote
Romeo, Romeo, wherefore art thou, Romeo Deny thy fath ... Read Full Quote
It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourse ... Read Full Quote
This above all to thine own self be true. ... Read Full Quote
Oh, thou hast a damnable iteration, and art indeed able ... Read Full Quote
Be not afraid of greatness some are born great, some ac ... Read Full Quote
All the world's a stage,And all the men and women merel ... Read Full Quote
The fashion wears out more apparel than the man. ... Read Full Quote
To business that we love, we rise betime and go to't wi ... Read Full Quote
Our doubts are traitors,And make us lose the good we of ... Read Full Quote
To die, to sleep --To sleep, perchance to dream, ay the ... Read Full Quote
No legacy is so rich as honesty. ... Read Full Quote
The lady doth protest too much, methinks. ... Read Full Quote
Cowards die many times before their deathsThe valiant n ... Read Full Quote
Angels and ministers of grace defend us.Be thou a spiri ... Read Full Quote
As flies to wanton boys, are we to the godsThey kill us ... Read Full Quote
Alas, poor Yorick I knew him Horatio, a fellow of infin ... Read Full Quote
He was my friend, faithful, and just to meBut Brutus sa ... Read Full Quote
O for a muse of fire, that would ascend the brightest h ... Read Full Quote
There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio,Than ... Read Full Quote
Age cannot wither her, nor custom staleHer infinite var ... Read Full Quote
The quality of mercy is not strained It droppeth as the ... Read Full Quote
For he today that sheds his blood with me shall be my b ... Read Full Quote
This fellow's wise enough to play the fool, And to do t ... Read Full Quote
The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows ... Read Full Quote
To mourn a mischief that is past and gone Is the next w ... Read Full Quote
Self-loving is not so vile a sin, my liege, as self-neg ... Read Full Quote
Reputation is an idle and most false imposition oft got ... Read Full Quote
Men have died from time to time, and worms have eaten t ... Read Full Quote
Thou shouldst not have been old till thou hadst been wi ... Read Full Quote
Now join your hands, and with your hands your hearts. ... Read Full Quote
Love is not love that alters when it alteration finds. ... Read Full Quote
Though I am not naturally honest, I am so sometimes by ... Read Full Quote
What's in a name That which we call a rose By any other ... Read Full Quote
How like a winter hath my absence been From thee, the p ... Read Full Quote
If it were done when 'tis done, then 'twere well It wer ... Read Full Quote
Life's but a walking shadow, a poor player, that struts ... Read Full Quote
The Possible's slow fuse is lit By the Imagination. ... Read Full Quote
The earth has music for those who listen. ... Read Full Quote
Sweet are the uses of adversity, which, like a toad, th ... Read Full Quote
Simply the thing I am shall make me live. ... Read Full Quote
How far that little candle throws his beams So shines a ... Read Full Quote
Jesters do often prove prophets. ... Read Full Quote
When holy and devout religious men Are at their beads, ... Read Full Quote
Thoughts are but dreams till their effects be tried. ... Read Full Quote
We know what we are, but know not what we may be. ... Read Full Quote
Good name in man and woman, dear my lord, Is the immedi ... Read Full Quote
To wilful men, the injuries that they themselves procur ... Read Full Quote
This above all TO THINE OWN SELF BE TRUE. And it must f ... Read Full Quote
Love all, trust a few. Do wrong to none. ... Read Full Quote
I wish you all the joy you can wish. ... Read Full Quote
What's done can't be undone. ... Read Full Quote
Niether a borrower nor a lender be. ... Read Full Quote
There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes ... Read Full Quote
The course of true love never did run smooth. ... Read Full Quote
To climb steep hills requires slow pace at first. ... Read Full Quote
Cowards die many times before their deaths The valiant ... Read Full Quote
Life is a tale told by an idiot -- full of sound and fu ... Read Full Quote
Lord, what fools these mortals be ... Read Full Quote
A wretched soul, bruised with adversity, We bid be quie ... Read Full Quote
Free from gross passion or of mirth or anger constant i ... Read Full Quote
Conversation should be pleasant without scurrility, wit ... Read Full Quote
Blow, blow, thou winter wind Thou art not so unkind, As ... Read Full Quote
And since you know you cannot see yourself, so well as ... Read Full Quote
Be great in act, as you have been in thought. ... Read Full Quote
Assume a virtue, if you have it not. ... Read Full Quote
For they are yet ear-kissing arguments. ... Read Full Quote
And thus I clothe my naked villainy With old odd ends, ... Read Full Quote
I am not bound to please thee with my answers. ... Read Full Quote
God bless thee and put meekness in thy mind, love, char ... Read Full Quote
I did never know so full a voice issue from so empty a ... Read Full Quote
Give every man thine ear, but few thy voice take each m ... Read Full Quote
His life was gentle and the elements So mixed in him, t ... Read Full Quote
He is winding the watch of his wit by and by it will st ... Read Full Quote
Glory is like a circle in the water, Which never ceaset ... Read Full Quote
How poor are they who have not patience What wound did ... Read Full Quote
How use doth breed a habit in a man. ... Read Full Quote
He who has injured thee was either stronger or weaker t ... Read Full Quote
I pray you bear me henceforth from the noise and rumour ... Read Full Quote
I pray thee cease thy counsel, Which falls into mine ea ... Read Full Quote
I feel within me a peace above all earthly dignities, a ... Read Full Quote
I wasted time, and now doth time waste me. ... Read Full Quote
Ill deeds are doubled with an evil word. ... Read Full Quote
I dote on his very absence. ... Read Full Quote
I hate ingratitude more in a man than lying, vainness, ... Read Full Quote
In a false quarrel there is no true valour. ... Read Full Quote
I must be cruel, only to be kind Thus bad begins, and w ... Read Full Quote
I wish you well and so I take my leave, I Pray you know ... Read Full Quote
It is not enough to help the feeble up, but to support ... Read Full Quote
Nothing emboldens sin so much as mercy. ... Read Full Quote
Mine honour is my life both grow in one take honour fro ... Read Full Quote
In time we hate that which we often fear. ... Read Full Quote
Our bodies are our gardens to which our wills are garde ... Read Full Quote
In peace there's nothing so becomes a man as modest sti ... Read Full Quote
Lady you berefit me of all words, Only my blood speaks ... Read Full Quote
Like as the waves make towards the pebbled shore, So do ... Read Full Quote
Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind. ... Read Full Quote
The peace of heaven is theirs that lift their swords, i ... Read Full Quote
The sands are number'd that make up my life. ... Read Full Quote
Pity is the virture of the law, and none but tyrants us ... Read Full Quote
Suspicion always haunts the guilty mind. ... Read Full Quote
So may he rest, his faults lie gently on him ... Read Full Quote
Strong reasons make strong actions. ... Read Full Quote
Our remedies oft in ourselves do lie. ... Read Full Quote
Praising what is lost makes the remembrance dear. ... Read Full Quote
See first that the design is wise and just that ascerta ... Read Full Quote
Thy words, I grant are bigger, for I wear not, my dagge ... Read Full Quote
Thou shalt be both the plaintiff and the judge of thine ... Read Full Quote
Thou art all the comfort, The Gods will diet me with. ... Read Full Quote
Virtue and genuine graces in themselves speak what no w ... Read Full Quote
The trust I have is in mine innocence, and therefore am ... Read Full Quote
We are advertis'd by our loving friends. ... Read Full Quote
Their understanding Begins to swell and the approaching ... Read Full Quote
We do not keep the outward form of order, where there i ... Read Full Quote
The soul of this man is in his clothes. ... Read Full Quote
My salad days, When I was green in judgment. ... Read Full Quote
For aught that I could ever read, Could ever hear by ta ... Read Full Quote
When we are born, we cry, that we are come To this grea ... Read Full Quote
When griping grief the heart doth wound, and doleful du ... Read Full Quote
You cram these words into mine ears against the stomach ... Read Full Quote
While thou livest keep a good tongue in thy head. ... Read Full Quote
Your face is a book, where men may read strange matters ... Read Full Quote
Small to greater matters must give way. ... Read Full Quote
True is it that we have seen better days. ... Read Full Quote
Hereafter, in a better world than this, I shall desire ... Read Full Quote
Since Cleopatra died, I have liv'd in such dishonour th ... Read Full Quote
Age cannot wither her, nor custom stale Her infinite va ... Read Full Quote
I have Immortal longings in me. ... Read Full Quote
I met a fool i' the forest, A motley fool. ... Read Full Quote
The little foolery that wise men have makes a great sho ... Read Full Quote
A little more than kin, and less than kind. ... Read Full Quote
No, 'tis slander, Whose edge is sharper than the sword, ... Read Full Quote
He was a man, take him for all in all, I shall not look ... Read Full Quote
Something is rotten in the state of Denmark. ... Read Full Quote
But to my mind, though I am native here And to the mann ... Read Full Quote
The game is up. ... Read Full Quote
Neither a borrower nor a lender be For loan oft loses b ... Read Full Quote
Beware Of entrance to a quarrel but being in, Bear't th ... Read Full Quote
I have not slept one wink. ... Read Full Quote
Frailty, thy name is woman ... Read Full Quote
What a piece of work is a man how noble in reason how i ... Read Full Quote
Brevity is the soul of wit. ... Read Full Quote
Every man has business and desire, Such as it is. ... Read Full Quote
The play's the thing Wherein I'll catch the conscience ... Read Full Quote
The devil hath power To assume a pleasing shape. ... Read Full Quote
Leave her to heaven And to those thorns that in her bos ... Read Full Quote
Be thou as chaste as ice, as pure as snow, thou shalt n ... Read Full Quote
Though this be madness, yet there is method in 't. ... Read Full Quote
So full of artless jealousy is guilt, It spills itself ... Read Full Quote
For 'tis the sport to have the engineer Hoist with his ... Read Full Quote
Hamlet Do you see yonder cloud that's almost in shape o ... Read Full Quote
To be, or not to be that is the question Whether 'tis n ... Read Full Quote
My words fly up, my thoughts remain below Words without ... Read Full Quote
O, my offence is rank, it smells to heaven It hath the ... Read Full Quote
I have heard of your paintings too, well enough God has ... Read Full Quote
O, woe is me, To have seen what I have seen, see what I ... Read Full Quote
Et tu, Brute ... Read Full Quote
A hit, a very palpable hit. ... Read Full Quote
But, for my own part, it was Greek to me. ... Read Full Quote
Alas, poor Yorick I knew him, Horatio a fellow of infin ... Read Full Quote
Let me have men about me that are fat, Sleek-headed men ... Read Full Quote
Cry Havoc, and let slip the dogs of war. ... Read Full Quote
Now cracks a noble heart. Good night sweet prince And f ... Read Full Quote
Beware the ides of March. ... Read Full Quote
The rest is silence. ... Read Full Quote
The gaudy, blabbing, and remorseful day Is crept into t ... Read Full Quote
For Brutus is an honourable man So are they all, all ho ... Read Full Quote
How many ages hence Shall this our lofty scene be acted ... Read Full Quote
If all the year were playing holidays, To sport would b ... Read Full Quote
Once more unto the breach, dear friends, once more, Or ... Read Full Quote
There is occasions and causes why and wherefore in all ... Read Full Quote
There is a tide in the affairs of men Which taken at th ... Read Full Quote
Uneasy lies the head that wears a crown. ... Read Full Quote
He hath eaten me out of house and home. ... Read Full Quote
Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears I come t ... Read Full Quote
Nothing will come of nothing. ... Read Full Quote
Pray you now, forget and forgive. ... Read Full Quote
Although the last, not least. ... Read Full Quote
The worst is not So long as we can say, This is the wor ... Read Full Quote
'T is better to be lowly born, And range with humble li ... Read Full Quote
Life is as tedious as a twice-told tale Vexing the dull ... Read Full Quote
Oh, that way madness lies let me shun that. ... Read Full Quote
And many strokes, though with a little axe, Hew down an ... Read Full Quote
How sharper than a serpent's tooth it is To have a than ... Read Full Quote
This England never did, nor never shall, Lie at the pro ... Read Full Quote
He draweth out the thread of his verbosity finer than t ... Read Full Quote
They have been at a great feast of languages, and stole ... Read Full Quote
The gods are just, and of our pleasant vices Make instr ... Read Full Quote
A horse a horse my kingdom for a horse ... Read Full Quote
True hope is swift, and flies with swallow's wings King ... Read Full Quote
A jest's prosperity lies in the ear Of him that hears i ... Read Full Quote
This royal throne of kings, this sceptred isle, This ea ... Read Full Quote
An honest tale speeds best, being plainly told. ... Read Full Quote
Now is the winter of our discontent Made glorious summe ... Read Full Quote
A man in all the world's new fashion planted, That hath ... Read Full Quote
Lay on, Macduff, And damn'd be him that first cries, Ho ... Read Full Quote
To-morrow, and to-morrow, and to-morrow, Creeps in this ... Read Full Quote
Out, damned spot out, I say ... Read Full Quote
Double, double toil and trouble Fire burn, and cauldron ... Read Full Quote
The attempt and not the deed Confounds us. ... Read Full Quote
Is this a dagger which I see before me, The handle towa ... Read Full Quote
And oftentimes, to win us to our harm, The instruments ... Read Full Quote
By the pricking of my thumbs, Something wicked this way ... Read Full Quote
Yet do I fear thy nature It is too full o' the milk of ... Read Full Quote
Friendship is constant in all other things Save in the ... Read Full Quote
What's mine is yours, and what is yours is mine. ... Read Full Quote
The law hath not been dead, though it hath slept. ... Read Full Quote
They say, best men are moulded out of faults, And, for ... Read Full Quote
The hand that hath made you fair hath made you good. ... Read Full Quote
Silence is the perfectest herald of joy I were but litt ... Read Full Quote
I thank God I am as honest as any man living that is an ... Read Full Quote
Some rise by sin, and some by virtue fall. ... Read Full Quote
Truth is truth To the end of reckoning. ... Read Full Quote
He wears his faith but as the fashion of his hat. ... Read Full Quote
He that is robb'd, not wanting what is stolen, Let him ... Read Full Quote
I understand a fury in your words, But not the words. ... Read Full Quote
I will wear my heart upon my sleeve For daws to peck at ... Read Full Quote
O, now, for ever Farewell the tranquil mind farewell co ... Read Full Quote
What a deformed thief this fashion is. ... Read Full Quote
O, beware, my lord, of jealousy It is the green-eyed mo ... Read Full Quote
Speak to me as to thy thinkings, As thou dost ruminate, ... Read Full Quote
I am not merry but I do beguile The thing I am, by seem ... Read Full Quote
Excellent wretch Perdition catch my soul, But I do love ... Read Full Quote
This bud of love, by summer's ripening breath, May prov ... Read Full Quote
But, soft what light through yonder window breaks It is ... Read Full Quote
'Tis neither here nor there. ... Read Full Quote
Small cheer and great welcome makes a merry feast. ... Read Full Quote
When he is best, he is a little worse than a man and wh ... Read Full Quote
My meaning in saying he is a good man, is to have you u ... Read Full Quote
Good night, good night parting is such sweet sorrow, Th ... Read Full Quote
O Romeo, Romeo wherefore art thou Romeo ... Read Full Quote
A plague o' both your houses ... Read Full Quote