William Shakespeare

1564 - 1616

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 on deed

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For Sweetest things turn sourest by their deeds; Lilies that fester smell far worse than weeds.

William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616)

Source: Sonnet 94

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A Quote by William Shakespeare on faults, lies, and men

Roses have thorns, and silver fountains mud; Clouds and eclipses stain both moon and sun, And loathsome canker lies in sweetest bud. All men make faults.

William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616)

Source: Sonnet 35

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A Quote by William Shakespeare on peace

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Prithee, peace: I dare do all that may become a man; Who dares do more is none.

William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616)

Source: MACBETH, Act 1, Scene 7

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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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A Quote by William Shakespeare on conscience and cowardice

Conscience is but a word that cowards use, Devised at first to keep the strong in awe.

William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616)

Source: KING RICHARD III, Act 5, Scene 3

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