William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare

English playwright and poet

Lived from: 1564-1616

Category: Poets (Contemporary) | Writers (Contemporary)

Quotes: William Shakespeare

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    Few love to hear the sins they love to act.
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    Be patient,
    For the world is broad and wide.
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    But love is blind, and lovers cannot see What petty follies they themselves commit
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    Farewell, fair cruelty.
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    Fear no more the heat o the sun, nor the furious winter's rages. Thou thy worldly task hast done, home art gone and taken thy wages.
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    Affliction is enamoured of thy parts, and thou art wedded to calamity.
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    I am a kind of burr; I shall stick.
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    'Tis the soldier's life to have their balmy slumbers waked with strife.
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    A fool's bolt is soon shot.
    Source: Henry V (1599) 3,7
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    A miser grows rich by seeming poor. An extravagant man grows poor by seeming rich.
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    Art made tongue-tied by authority.
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    Better three hours too soon than a minute too late.

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    But mercy is above the sceptred sway; it is enthroned in the hearts of kings; it is an attribute to God himself.
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    But thy eternal summer shall not fade.
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    But, good my brother, do not, as some ungracious pastors do. Show me the steep and thorny way to heaven whilst like a puffed and reckless libertine himself the primrose path of dalliance treads and wrecks not his own.