Poor and content is rich and rich enough.
William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616)
Source: OTHELLO, Act 3, Scene 3
Contributed by: Zaady
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.
Source: All’s Well That Ends Well, Act 5, scene 3
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.
Source: Love’s Labours Lost, Act 5, scene 1.
For Sweetest things turn sourest by their deeds; Lilies that fester smell far worse than weeds.
Source: Sonnet 94
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.
Source: Sonnet 35
Golden lads and girls all must, As chimney-sweepers, come to dust.
Source: Cymbeline, Act: II Scene: ii
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.
Source: Much Ado About Nothing, Benedict in Act IV, Scene ii, last lines
Company, villanous company, hath been the spoil of me.
Source: King Henry IV, Part i, Act 3, Scene 3
Comparisons are odorous.
Source: Much Ado About Nothing
Men judge by the complexion of the sky The state and inclination of the day:
Source: King Richard II, Act 3, Scene 2
Copyright © 2015 Gaiam, Inc.