. . . the spring, the summer, The chilling autumn, angry winter, change Their wonted liveries; and the mazed world By their increase, now knows not which is which.
William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616)
Source: A Midsummer Night's Dream, Act 2, Scene 1
Contributed by: Zaady
Why, then the world's mine oyster, Which I with sword will open.
Source: Merry Wives of Windsor, Act 2, scene 2.
At Christmas I no more desire a rose Than wish a snow in May's new-fangled mirth; But like of each thing that in season grows.
Source: Love's Labours Lost, Act 1, scene 1.
I can no longer live by thinking.
Source: As You Like It, Act 5, scene 2.
There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.
Source: Hamlet, Act II, scene ii.
Those that are good manners at the court are as ridiculous in the country, as the behavior of the country is most mockable at the court.
A friendly eye could never see such faults.
Source: Julius Caesar, Act 4, scene 3
It is a heretic that makes the fire, Not she that burns in 't.
Source: Winter’s Tale
My crown is in my heart, not on my head; Not deck'd with diamonds and Indian stones, Nor to be seen: my crown is call'd content; A crown it is that seldom kings enjoy.
Source: King Henry VI, Part iii, Act 3, Scene 1
I must be cruel only to be kind.
Source: Hamlet, Act 3, Scene 4
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