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Quotes By William Shakespeare


Famous Quotes & Quotations By William Shakespeare:

Such duty as the subject owes the prince, even such a woman oweth to her husband.
~ William Shakespeare Quotes, The Taming of the Shrew - Category: Husbands.

Sweet flowers are slow and weeds make haste.
~ William Shakespeare Quotes - Category: Flowers, Weeds.

The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a fool..
~ William Shakespeare Quotes, As You Like It - Category: Wisdom.

The iron tongue of midnight hath told twelve; lovers to bed; 'tis almost fairy time.
~ William Shakespeare Quotes - Category: Fairies.

The miserable have no other medicine
But only hope.
~ William Shakespeare Quotes, Measure for Measure - Category: Hope.

The sea all water, yet receives rain still,
And in abundance addeth to his store,
So thou being rich in will add to thy will
One will of mine to make thy large will more.
~ William Shakespeare Quotes - Category: Sea.

Therefore, since brevity is the soul of wit,
And tediousness the limbs and outward flourishes,
I will be brief.
~ William Shakespeare Quotes, Hamlet - Category: Brevity.

There's some ill planet reigns:
I must be patient till the heavens look
With an aspect more favourable.
~ William Shakespeare Quotes, Winter's Tales - Category: Astrology, Astronomy.

These earthly godfathers of heaven's light, That give a name to every fixed star, Have no more profit of their shining nights Than those that walk and wot not what they are.
~ William Shakespeare Quotes - Category: Astronomy.

They are sick that surfeit with too much, as they that starve with nothing.
~ William Shakespeare Quotes - Category: Dieting.

This is the excellent foppery of the world, that when we are sick in fortune (often the surfeits of our own behaviour) we make guilty of our disasters the sun, the moon, and stars: as if we were villains on necessity; fools by heavenly compulsion; knaves, thieves, and treacherous by spherical predominance; drunkards, liars, and adulterers by an enforced obedience of planetary influence; and all that we are evil in, by a divine thrusting on. An admirable evasion of whoremaster man, to lay his goatish disposition on the charge of a star!
~ William Shakespeare Quotes - Category: Astrology, Evil.

This is the monstrosity in love, lady, that the will is infinite and the execution confined; that the desire is boundless, and the act a slave to limit.
~ William Shakespeare Quotes - Category:Love, Lust.

Throw physic to the dogs; I'll none of it.
~ William Shakespeare Quotes - Category: Medical.

To thine own self be true, and it must follow, as the night the day, thou canst not then be false to any man.
~ William Shakespeare Quotes, Hamlet - Category: Integrity.

We that are true lovers run into strange capers.
~ William Shakespeare Quotes - Category: Love.

When love begins to sicken and decay it uses an enforced ceremony.
~ William Shakespeare Quotes, Julius Caesar - Category: Love.

When a father gives to his son, both laugh; when a son gives to his father, both cry.
~ William Shakespeare Quotes - Category: Fathers, Sons.

When thou cam'st first, Thou strok'st me and made much of me; wouldst give me Water with berries in't; and teach me how To name the bigger light, and how the less, That burn by day and night; and then I loved thee And showed thee all the qualities o' th' isle, The fresh springs, brine pits, barren place and fertile.
~ William Shakespeare Quotes - Category: Astronomy.

You are thought here to be the most senseless and fit man for the constable of the watch, therefore bear you the lantern.
~ William Shakespeare Quotes - Category: Police.

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