William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare

English playwright and poet

Lived from: 1564-1616

Category: Poets (Contemporary) | Writers (Contemporary)

Quotes: William Shakespeare

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    Canst thou not minister to a mind diseased, pluck from the memory a rooted sorrow, raze out the written troubles of the brain, and with some sweet oblivious antidote cleanse the fraught bosom of that perilous stuff which weighs upon the heart?
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    Cease to lament for that thou canst not help,
    And study help for that which thou lament'st.

    Source: Two gentlemen of Verona 3, 1.

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    Ceremony was but devised at first to set a gloss on faint deeds, hollow welcomes, recanting goodness, sorry ere 'Tis shown; but where there is true friendship, there needs none.
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    Children wish fathers looked but with their eyes; fathers that children with their judgment looked; and either may be wrong.
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    Come not between the dragon and his wrath.

    Source: King Lear 1,1

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    Come what come may,
    time and the hour runs through the roughest day.

    Source: Macbeth (1605)

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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.