William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare

English playwright and poet

Lived from: 1564-1616

Category: Poets (Contemporary) | Writers (Contemporary)

Quotes: William Shakespeare

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    Against ill chances men are ever merry, but heaviness foreruns the good event.
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    Age cannot wither her, nor custom stale her infinite variety. Other women cloy the appetites they feed, but she makes hungry where most she satisfies.
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    Alas, poor Yorick! I knew him, Horatio: a fellow of infinite jest, of most excellent fancy. Where be your jibes now, your gambols, your songs, your flashes of merriment that were wont to set the table on a roar?
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    All the world's a stage;
    And all the men and women merely players.
    Source: As you like it (1599)
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    All's well that ends well.
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    And if he dies, take him and cut him into little stars and he will make the face of heaven so fine that everyone will fall in love with night.
    Source: Romeo and Juliet 3, 2
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    And oftentimes excusing of a fault doth make the fault the worse by the excuse.
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    And seeing ignorance is the curse of God, Knowledge the wing wherewith we fly to heaven.
    Source: Henry VI 4, 7
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    And thus the native hue of resolution I is sicklied o'er with the pale cast of thought.
    Source: Hamlet (1600)
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    And thus the whirligig of time brings in his revenges.
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    And where the offence is, let the great axe fall.
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    As flies to wanton boys, are we to the gods; They kill us for their sport.
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    Assume a virtue, if you have it not.
    Source: Hamlet
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    Be not afraid of greatness. Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and others have greatness thrust upon them.
    Source: Twelfth Night (1601)
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    Be patient, For the world is broad and wide.
    Source: Romeo and Juliet 3, 3