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273
[Marriage is] a world-without-end bargain.
330
A heavy heart bears not a nimble tongue.
278
By heaven, I do love: and it hath taught me to rhyme, and to be mekancholy.
248
Matter and impertinency mix'd! Reason in madness!
281
Distribution should undo excess, and each man have enough.
324
As flies to wanton boys, are we to the gods; they kill us for their sport.
337
Were such things here as we do speak about? Or have we eaten on the insane root that takes the reason prisoner?
242
That way madness lies.
265
I am a man more sinn'd against than sinning.
301
We are not ourselves when nature, being oppress'd, commands the mind to suffer with the body.
347
Fortune, that arrant whore, ne'er turns the key to the poor.
103
How sharper than a serpent's tooth it is to have a thankless child!
291
How far your eyes may pierce, i cannot tell; striving to better, oft we mar what's well.
305
To gild refined gold, to paint the lily... is wasteful and ridiculous excess
373
He is the half part of a blessed man,<br /> Left to be finished by such as she;<br /> And she a fair divided excellence,<br /> Whose fulness of perfection...
411
There is a tide in the affairs of men which taken at the flood leads on to fortune; omitted, all the voyage of their life is bound in shallows and in miseries.
311
When love begins to sicken and decay, it useth an enforced ceremony.
329
I am constant as the northern star, of whose true fix'd and resting quality there is no fellow in the firmament.
378
Lowliness is young ambition's ladder,<br /> Whereto the climber-upward turns his face;<br /> But when he once attains the upmost round,<br /> He then unto...
246
I have a man's mind, but a woman's might.