Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none.

— William Shakespeare

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Hell is empty and all the devils are here.

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A friend is one that knows you as you are, understands where you have been, accepts what you have become, and still, gently allows you to grow.

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It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves.

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William Shakespeare quote All things are ready, if our minds be so

All things are ready, if our minds be so.

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The Eyes are the window to your soul

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Never play with the feelings of others, because you may win the game but the risk is that you will surely lose the person for life time

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Don't waste your love on somebody, who doesn't value it.

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William Shakespeare quote Some are born great, some achieve greatn

Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them.

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A fool thinks himself to be wise, but a wise man knows himself to be a fool.

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We know what we are, but know not what we may be.

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Life's but a walking shadow, a poor player, that struts and frets his hour upon the stage, and then is heard no more; it is a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing.

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William Shakespeare quote Love is a smoke made with the fume of si

Love is a smoke made with the fume of sighs.

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Men of few words are the best men." (3.2.41)

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Words spoken can not be recalled so think twice before you speak.

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What a terrible era in which idiots govern the blind.

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William Shakespeare quote Have more than you show, speak less than

Have more than you show, speak less than you know.

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About William Shakespeare

Quotes 4052 sayings
Nationality English
Profession Dramatist
Birthday April 23, 1564

If thou dost marry, I'll give thee this plague for thy dowry: be thou as chaste as ice, as pure as snow, thou shalt not escape calumny.

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The best is yet to come.

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Have more than you show, Speak less than you know.

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William Shakespeare quote I am not bound to please thee with my an

I am not bound to please thee with my answer.

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I would challenge you to a battle of wits, but I see you are unarmed!

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Our bodies are our gardens... our wills are our gardeners.

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Expectation is the root of all heartache.

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William Shakespeare quote Ambition should be made of sterner stuff

Ambition should be made of sterner stuff.

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Hot lavender, mints, savory, marjoram;

The marigold, that goes to bed wi' the sun, and with him rise weeping.

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Better three hours too soon than a minute too late.

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Daffodils, That come before the swallow dares, and take The winds of March with beauty.

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Good night, good night! Parting is such sweet sorrow, that I shall say good night till it be morrow.

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Speak what we feel, not what we ought to say.

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Cowards die many times before their deaths;

The valiant never taste of death but once. Of all the wonders that I yet have heard, It seems to me most strange that men should fear; Seeing that death, a necessary end, Will come when it will come.

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Now I will believe that there are unicorns.

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The strawberry grows underneath the nettle And wholesome berries thrive and ripen best Neighbour'd by fruit of baser quality.

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The empty vessel makes the loudest sound.

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The course of true love never did run smooth.

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Here's flowers for you; Hot lavender, mints, savoury, marjoram; The marigold, that goes to bed wi' the sun And with him rises weeping: these are flowers Of middle summer, and I think they are given To men of middle age.

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There is nothing either good or bad but thinking makes it so.

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God shall be my hope, my stay, my guide and lantern to my feet.

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Our doubts are traitors and make us lose the good we oft might win by fearing to attempt.

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Love comforteth like sunshine after rain, But Lust's effect is tempest after sun; Love's gentle spring doth always fresh remain, Lust's winter comes ere summer half be done; Love surfeits not, Lust like a glutton dies; Love is all truth, Lust full of forged lies.

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When I got enough confidence, the stage was gone.

When I was sure of losing, I won. When I needed people the most, they left me. When I learnt to dry my tears, I found a shoulder to cry on. And when I mastered the art of hating, somebody started loving me.

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If music be the food of love, play on, Give me excess of it;

that surfeiting, The appetite may sicken, and so die.

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Jesters do oft prove prophets.

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The setting sun, and the music at the close, As the last taste of sweets, is sweetest last, Writ in rememberance more than long things past.

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If we are mark'd to die, we are enow To do our country loss;

and if to live, The fewer men, the greater share of honour. God's will! I pray thee; wish not one man more.

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This above all; to thine own self be true.

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Light, seeking light, doth light of light beguile

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Things base and vile, holding no quantity, Love can transpose to form and dignity. Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind, And therefore is winged Cupid painted blind. Nor hath Love's mind of any judgment taste; Wings and no eyes figure unheedy haste.

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Beauty is bought by judgement of the eye.

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Fair is foul, and foul is fair, hover through fog and filthy air.

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Double, double, toil and trouble; Fire burn, and cauldron bubble!

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Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them.

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Pray, love, remember: and there is pansies, that's for thoughts.

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I had rather live with cheese and garlic in a windmill.

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It is a wise father that knows his own child.

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The golden age is before us, not behind us.

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