William Shakespeare Quotes


574 William Shakespeare quotes:



"The rarer action isIn virtue than in vengeance."
Author: Shakespeare Quotes Category: Action Quotes
"The expense of spirit in a waste of shameIs lust in action."
Author: Shakespeare Quotes Category: Action Quotes
"Suit the action to the word, the word to the action"
Author: Shakespeare Quotes Category: Action Quotes
"Absence doth sharpen love, presence strengthens it; the one brings fuel, the other blows it till it burns clear."
"Days of absence, sad and dreary, Clothed in sorrow's dark array, Days of absence, I am weary; She I love is far away."
"When delicate and feeling souls are separated, there is not a feature in the sky, not a movement of the elements, not an aspiration of the breeze, but hints some cause for a lover's apprehension."
"Absence from those we love is self from self - a deadly banishment."
"How like a winter hath my absence been. From thee, the pleasure of the fleeting year! What freezings have I felt, what dark days seen, What old December's bareness everywhere!"
"The better part of valor is discretion, in the which better part I have saved my life"
Author: Shakespeare Quotes Category: Advice Quotes
"Speak low, if you speak love."
"Love thyself last: cherish those hearts that hate thee;Corruption wins not more than honesty."
Author: Shakespeare Quotes Category: Advice Quotes
"We cannot fight for love as men may do; We should be woo'd, and were not made to woo"
Author: Shakespeare Quotes Category: Advice Quotes
"Affection faints not like a pale-faced coward,But then woos best when most his choice is froward."
"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?"
"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."
"Be not too tame neither, but let your own discretion be your tutor: suit the action to the word, the word to the action."
Author: Shakespeare Quotes Category: Action Quotes
"Suit the action to the world, the world to the action, with this special observance, that you overstep not the modesty of nature."
Author: Shakespeare Quotes Category: Action Quotes
"Pleasure and action make the hours seem short."
"If it were done when 'tis done, then t'were well. It were done quickly."
"The friends thou hast, and their adoption tried, grapple them to thy soul with hoops of steel, but do not dull thy palm with entertainment of each new-hatched unfledged comrade."
Author: Shakespeare Quotes Category: Friends Or Friendship Quotes Adoption Quotes



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