William Shakespeare Quotes

574 William Shakespeare quotes:

"Listen to many, speak to a few."
"And oftentimes excusing of a fault doth make the fault the worse by the excuse."
"It is neither good nor bad, but thinking makes it so."
"Reputation is an idle and most false imposition; oft got without merit, and lost without deserving."
"Love to faults is always blind, always is to joy inclined. Lawless, winged, and unconfined, and breaks all chains from every mind."
"All the world's a stage and all the men and women merely players."
"We cannot conceive of matter being formed of nothing, since things require a seed to start from... Therefore there is not anything which returns to nothing, but all things return dissolved into their elements."
"Like as the waves make towards the pebbl'd shore, so do our minutes, hasten to their end."
"They do not love that do not show their love."
"Love sought is good, but given unsought, is better."
"Our peace shall stand as firm as rocky mountains."
"Neither a borrower nor a lender be."
"The devil can cite Scripture for his purpose."
"So foul and fair a day I have not seen."
"Poor and content is rich, and rich enough."
"I never see thy face but I think upon hell-fire."
"Parting is such sweet sorrow."
"There is a tide in the affairs of men, which taken at the flood, leads on to fortune; Omitted, all the voyage of their life is bound by shallows and in misery. [Julius Caesar]"
"Things won are done, joy's soul lies in the doing."
"If it be a sin to covet honor, I am the most offending soul."

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