William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare

English playwright and poet

Lived from: 1564-1616

Category: Poets (Contemporary) | Writers (Contemporary)

Quotes: William Shakespeare

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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
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    Beauty is but a vain and doubtful good;
    a shining gloss that fadeth suddenly;
    a flower that dies when it begins to bud;
    a doubtful good, a gloss, a glass, a flower,
    lost, faded, broken, dead within an hour.
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    Beggars mounted run their horse to death.
    Source: Henry VI 1, 4
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    Bondage is hoarse and may not speak aloud.
    Source: Romeo and Juliet (1595)
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    Brevity is the soul of wit.
    Source: Hamlet (1600)
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    But I will be a bridegroom in my death, and run into a lover's bed.
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    But O, how bitter a thing it is to look into happiness through another man's eyes.
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    By medicine life may be prolonged, yet death will seize the doctor too.