William Shakespeare Quotes


574 William Shakespeare quotes:



"Out of my lean and low abilityI'll lend you something."
"All lovers swear more performance than they are able, and yet reserve an ability that they never perform; vowing more than the perfection of ten, and discharging less than the tenth part of one."
"We are time's subjects, and time bids be gone."
"Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none."
"Men are April when they woo, December when they wed. Maids are May when they are maids, but the sky changes when they are wives."
"And it is greatTo do that thing that ends all other deeds,Which shackles accidents, and bolts up change."
"The love of heaven makes one heavenly."
"How my achievements mock me!"
"If music be the food of love, play on."
"And this, our life, exempt from public haunt, finds tongues in trees, books in the running brooks, sermons in stones, and good in everything."
"Fishes live in the sea, as men do a-land; the great ones eat up the little ones."
"One touch of nature makes the whole world kin."
"A peace is of the nature of a conquest; for then both parties nobly are subdued, and neither party loser."
"When a father gives to his son, both laugh; when a son gives to his father, both cry."
"It is a wise father that knows his own child."
"As soon go kindle fire with snow, as seek to quench the fire of love with words."
"Love is a smoke made with the fume of sighs."
"For I can raise no money by vile means."
"The lunatic, the lover, and the poet, are of imagination all compact."
"Though I look old, yet I am strong and lusty; for in my youth I never did apply hot and rebellious liquors in my blood; and did not, with unbashful forehead, woo the means of weakness and debility: therefore my age is as a lusty winter, frosty but kindly."



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