William Shakespeare

1564 - 1616

A Quote by William Shakespeare

That's a valiant flea that dares eat his breakfast on the lip of a lion.

William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616)

Source: KING HENRY V, Act 3, Scene 7

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A Quote by William Shakespeare on fighting and reason

When valor preys on reason, It eats the sword it fights with.

William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616)

Source: ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA, Act 3, Scene 13

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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

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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