quote by William Shakespeare

There's not the smallest orb which thou behold'st But in his motion like an angel sings.

— William Shakespeare

Almighty Merchant Of Venice quotations

It is a good divine that follows his own instructions.

But love is blind and lovers cannot see

The moon shines bright. In such a night as this. When the sweet wind did gently kiss the trees and they did make no noise, in such a night.

All that glitters is not gold.

The villany you teach me I shall execute; and it shall go hard but I will better the instruction.

All that glisters is not gold.

Do all men kill the things they do not love .

........... The quality of mercy is not strain'd It droppeth as the gentle rain from heaven Upon the place beneath: it is twice blest It blesseth him that gives and him that takes

Is this a dagger which I see before me, The handle toward my hand?

But, soft! what light through yonder window breaks? It is the east, and Juliet is the sun.

The brain may devise laws for the blood, but a hot temper leaps o'er a cold decree.

Hanging and wiving goes by destiny.

How sweet the moonlight sleeps upon this bank Here we will sit, and let the sounds of music Creep in our ears; soft stillness, and the night Become the touches of sweet harmony

Though justice be thy plea consider this, that in the course of justice none of us should see salvation.

There is a big difference between The Merchant of Venice and a photograph of two males of different races in an erotic pose on a marble table top.

There is no vice so simple but assumes some mark of virtue on his outward parts.

You take my house when you do take the prop That doth sustain my house;

you take my life When you do take the means whereby I live.

I am a Jew. Hath not a Jew eyes? Hath not a Jew hands, organs, dimensions, senses, affections, passions?

The quality of mercy is not strained

In religion, What damned error but some sober brow Will bless it, and approve it with a text, Hiding the grossness with fair ornament?

Though justice be Thy plea, consider this: That in the course of justice none of us should see salvation. We do pray for mercy, And that same prayer doth teach us all to render The deeds of mercy.

If I can catch him once upon the hip, I will feed fat the ancient grudge I bear him.

We do pray for mercy, and that same prayer doth teach us all to render the deeds of mercy.

I am never merry when I hear sweet music.

Affection, mistress of passion, sways it to the mood of what it likes or loathes.

The weakest kind of fruit drops earliest to the ground.

So may the outward shows be least themselves; The world is still deceived with ornament.

How many things by season seasoned are To their right praise and true perfection!

I do know of these That therefore only are reputed wise For saying nothing.

I am sir Oracle, and when I ope my lips, let no dog bark.

All things that are, are with more spirit chased than enjoyed.

Gratiano speaks an infinite deal of nothing, more than any man in all Venice.

His reasons are as two grains of wheat hid in two bushels of chaff: you shall seek all day ere you find them, and when you have them, they are not worth the search.

Superfluity comes sooner by white hairs, but competency lives longer.

All that glisters is not gold; Often have you heard that told.

These blessed candles of the night.

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