William Shakespeare Quotes
'Tis best to weigh the enemy more mighty than he seems.
'Tis better to bear the ills we have than fly to others that we know not of.
'Tis not enough to help the feeble up, but to support them after.
'Tis one thing to be tempted, another thing to fall.
A fool thinks himself to be wise, but a wise man knows himself to be a fool.
A man loves the meat in his youth that he cannot endure in his age.
A peace is of the nature of a conquest; for then both parties nobly are subdued, and neither party loser.
Alas, I am a woman friendless, hopeless!
All the world's a stage, and all the men and women merely players: they have their exits and their entrances; and one man in his time plays many parts, his acts being seven ages.
Ambition should be made of sterner stuff.
An overflow of good converts to bad.
And oftentimes excusing of a fault doth make the fault the worse by the excuse.
And this, our life, exempt from public haunt, finds tongues in trees, books in the running brooks, sermons in stones, and good in everything.
As flies to wanton boys, are we to the gods; they kill us for their sport.
As he was valiant, I honor him. But as he was ambitious, I slew him.
As soon go kindle fire with snow, as seek to quench the fire of love with words.
Better a witty fool than a foolish wit.
Better three hours too soon than a minute too late.
Boldness be my friend.
But if it be a sin to covet honour, I am the most offending soul alive.
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April 26, 1564
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