A friendly eye could never see such faults.
William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616)
Source: Julius Caesar, Act 4, scene 3
Contributed by: Zaady
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
How much better is it to weep at joy than to joy at weeping?
Source: MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, Act 1, Scene 1
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
Prithee, peace: I dare do all that may become a man; Who dares do more is none.
Source: MACBETH, Act 1, Scene 7
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