1. 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.

    153
  2. It is a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury; signifying nothing.

    92
  3. To die, to sleep - To sleep, perchance to dream - ay, there's the rub, For in this sleep of death what dreams may come.

    74
  4. To take arms against a sea of troubles.

    58
  5. All that live must die, passing through nature to eternity.

    47
  6. Cowards die many times before their deaths;The valiant never taste of death but once.

    45
  7. Whether 'tis nobler in the mind to suffer The slings and arrows of outrageous fortune, Or to take arms against a sea of troubles, And by opposing end them?

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  8. When he shall die, Take him and cut him out in little stars, And he will make the face of heaven so fine That all the world will be in love with night And pay no worship to the garish sun.

    18
  9. I were better to be eaten to death with a rust than to be scoured to nothing with perpetual motion.

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  10. Golden lads and girls all must as chimney sweepers come to dust.

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