William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare

English playwright and poet

Lived from: 1564-1616

Category: Poets (Contemporary) | Writers (Contemporary)

Quotes: William Shakespeare

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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

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    Every why has a wherefore.
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    Fearless minds climb soonest into crowns.
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    For 'Tis the sport to have the engineer hoisted with his own petard.
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    For he was likely, had he been put on, to have proved most royally.
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    For I am full of spirit and resolve to meet all perils very constantly.
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    For I have neither wit, nor words, nor worth, action nor utterance, nor the power of speech, to stir men's blood. I only speak right on. I tell you that which you yourselves do know.
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    For I have sworn thee fair, and thought thee bright, who art as black as hell, as dark as night.
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    For in the fatness of these pursy times I virtue itself of vice must pardon beg.

    Source: Hamlet 3, 4

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    For my part, it was Greek to me.