William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare

English playwright and poet

Lived from: 1564-1616

Category: Poets (Contemporary) | Writers (Contemporary)

Quotes: William Shakespeare

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    Company, villainous company, hath been the spoil of me.
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    Conceit in weakest bodies works the strongest.
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    Conceit, more rich in matter than in words, brags of his substance: they are but beggars who can count their worth.
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    Confess yourself to heaven; repent what's past; avoid what is to come.
    Source: Hamlet
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    Conscience is but a word that cowards use.
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    Conversation should be pleasant without scurrility, witty without affection, free without indecency, learned without conceitedness, novel without falsehood.
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    Costly thy habit as thy purse can buy, but not expressed in fancy; rich not gaudy; for the apparel oft proclaims the man.
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    Cowards die many times before their deaths.
    Source: Julius Caesar II, 2, 2
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    Cry ''havoc!'' and let loose the dogs of war, that this foul deed shall smell above the earth with carrion men, groaning for burial.
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    Dangerous conceits are, in their natures, poisons.
    Which at the first are scarce found to distaste,
    But with a little act upon the blood.
    Burn like the mines of Sulphur.
    Source: Othello 3, 3
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    Death's a great disguiser.
    Source: Measure for measure (1604)
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    Defer no time, delays have dangerous ends.
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    Doth not the appetite alter? A man loves the meat in his youth that he cannot endure in his age.
    Source: Much ado about nothing (1598)
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    Doubt thou, the stars are fire;
    Doubt that the sun doth move;
    Doubt truth to be a liar;
    But never doubt I love.
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    Every 'why' has a 'wherefore.'
    Source: Comedy of Errors 2, 2