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Born in April 26, 1564 / Died in April 23, 1616 / United Kingdom / English

Quotes by William Shakespeare

Let me embrace thee, sour adversity, for wise men say it is the wisest course.
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.
Most dangerous is that temptation that doth goad us on to sin in loving virtue.
Ambition should be made of sterner stuff.
Now, God be praised, that to believing souls gives light in darkness, comfort in despair.
Exceeds man's might: that dwells with the gods above.
The robbed that smiles, steals something from the thief.
So wise so young, they say, do never live long.
And summer's lease hath all too short a date.
Go to you bosom: Knock there, and ask your heart what it doth know.
Everyone ought to bear patiently the results of his own conduct.
He makes a swan-like end, fading in music.
Time and the hour run through the roughest day.
Uneasy lies the head that wears a crown.
It is one thing to be tempted, another thing to fall.
O! Let me not be mad, not mad, sweet heaven; keep me in temper; I would not be mad!
Rest, rest, perturbed spirit!
But will they come when you do call for them?
With mirth and laughter let old wrinkles come.
If we are marked to die, we are enough to do our country loss; and if to live, the fewer men, the greater share of honor.
They do not love that do not show their love.
Mind your speech a little lest you should mar your fortunes.
When a father gives to his son, both laugh; when a son gives to his father, both cry.
Talking isn't doing It is a kind of good deed to say well; and yet words are not deeds.
It provokes the desire but it take away the performance.