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 there has never yet been a philosopher who could endure a toothache patiently.
    Source: Munch Ado about Nothing 5, 1
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    For there was never yet philosopher that could endure the toothache patiently.
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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.
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    Have you not a moist eye, a dry hand, a yellow cheek, a white beard, a decreasing leg, an increasing belly? Is not your voice broken, your wind short, your chin double, your wit single, and every part about you blasted with antiquity?
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    He is half of a blessed man. Left to be finished by such as she; and she a fair divided excellence, whose fullness of perfection lies in him.
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    He is not great who is not greatly good.
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    He is well paid that is well satisfied.
    Source: The merchant of Venice (1597)