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

Quotes by William Shakespeare

The valiant never taste of death but once.
The lady doth protest too much, methinks.
Cudgel thy brains no more about it.
By that sin fell the angels.
In a false quarrel there is no true valor.
It is a wise father that knows his own child.
Beauty is all very well at first sight; but whoever looks at it when it has been in the house three days?
And therefore is winged Cupid painted blind.
For my part, it was Greek to me.
The man that hath no music in himself, Nor is not moved with concord of sweet sounds, Is fit for treasons, stratagems and spoils.
He that loves to be flattered is worthy o' the flatterer.
Love is not love that alters when it alteration finds.
Neither a borrower nor a lender be.
Though this be madness, yet there is method in't.
The will of man is by his reason swayed.
What a piece of work is a man, how noble in reason, how infinite in faculties, in form and moving how express and admirable, in action how like an angel, in apprehension how like a god.
A peace is of the nature of a conquest; for then both parties nobly are subdued, and neither party loser.
O! What a noble mind is here o'erthrown.
Ignorance is the curse of God; knowledge is the wing wherewith we fly to heaven.
They say miracles are past.
As flies to wanton boys, are we to the gods; They kill us for their sport.
A fool thinks himself to be wise, but a wise man knows himself to be a fool.
I am but mad north-north-west; when the wind is southerly, I know a hawk from a handsaw.
Take a music bath once or twice a week for a few seasons, and you will find that it is to the soul what the water-bath is to the body.
Why this is very midsummer madness.