William Shakespeare

1564 - 1616

A Quote by William Shakespeare on action, fear, madness, and patience

ROSS You must have patience, madam. LADY MACDUFF He had none: His flight was madness: when our actions do not, Our fears do make us traitors.

William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616)

Source: Macbeth, Act 4, Scene 2.

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A Quote by William Shakespeare on soldiers and soul

By the apostle Paul, shadows tonight Have struck more terror to the soul of Richard Than can the substance of ten thousand soldiers.

William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616)

Source: KING RICHARD III, Act 5, Scene 3

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A Quote by William Shakespeare on contentment

Poor and content is rich and rich enough.

William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616)

Source: OTHELLO, Act 3, Scene 3

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A Quote by William Shakespeare on contentment, day, and endings

All is well ended if this suit be won. That you express content; which we will pay, With strife to please you, day exceeding day.

William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616)

Source: All’s Well That Ends Well, Act 5, scene 3

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A Quote by William Shakespeare on affection, god, heresy, learning, and praise

I praise God for you, sir: your reasons at dinner have been sharp and sententious; pleasant without scurrility, witty without affectation, audacious without impudency, learned without opinion, and strange with-out heresy.

William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616)

Source: Love’s Labours Lost, Act 5, scene 1.

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A Quote by William Shakespeare

Golden lads and girls all must, As chimney-sweepers, come to dust.

William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616)

Source: Cymbeline, Act: II Scene: ii

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A Quote by William Shakespeare on death and heart

I will live in thy heart, die in thy lap, and be buried in thy eyes; and moreover I will go with thee to thy uncle's.

William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616)

Source: Much Ado About Nothing, Benedict in Act IV, Scene ii, last lines

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A Quote by William Shakespeare on company

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Company, villanous company, hath been the spoil of me.

William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616)

Source: King Henry IV, Part i, Act 3, Scene 3

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A Quote by William Shakespeare

Comparisons are odorous.

William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616)

Source: Much Ado About Nothing

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A Quote by William Shakespeare on day, judgment, and men

Men judge by the complexion of the sky The state and inclination of the day:

William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616)

Source: King Richard II, Act 3, Scene 2

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