William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare

English playwright and poet

Lived from: 1564-1616

Category: Poets (Contemporary) | Writers (Contemporary)

Quotes: William Shakespeare

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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.
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    For nothing can seem foul to those that win.
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    For precious friends hid in death's dateless night.
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    For we which now behold these present days have eyes to wonder, but lack tongues to praise.
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    Friendship is constant in all other things save in the office and affairs of love.
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    Get thee glass eyes, and like a scurvy politician, seem to see the things thou dost not.
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    Give every man your ear, but few thy voice. Take each man's censure, but reserve thy judgment.
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    Give thy thoughts no tongue, nor any unproportioned thought his act. Be thou familiar but by no means vulgar.
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    Glory is like a circle in the water, which never ceaseth to enlarge itself, till, by broad spreading, it disperse to naught.
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    Greatness knows itself.
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    Grief fills the room up of my absent child, lies in his bed, walks up and down with me, puts on his pretty looks, repeats his words.
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    Had I but served my God with half the zeal I served my King, He would not in mine age have left me naked to mine enemies.