William Shakespeare

Country United Kingdom
Born Sunday, 26 April 1564
Quotes 675
William Shakespeare (baptised 26 April 1564; died 23 April 1616) was an English poet and playwright, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's pre-eminent dramatist.
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And oftentimes, to win us to our harm, The instruments of darkness tell us truths, Win us with honest trifles, to betray's In deepest consequence. Uncategorized
A jest's prosperity lies in the ear Of him that hears it, never in the tongue Of him that makes it. Uncategorized
They have been at a great feast of languages, and stolen the scraps. Uncategorized
He draweth out the thread of his verbosity finer than the staple of his argument. Uncategorized
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. Uncategorized
Cowards die many times before their deaths; The valiant never taste of death but once. Uncategorized
If all the year were playing holidays, To sport would be as tedious as to work. Uncategorized
He hath eaten me out of house and home. Uncategorized
Uneasy lies the head that wears a crown. Uncategorized
In peace there's nothing so becomes a man As modest stillness and humility; But when the blast of war blows in our ears, Then imitate the action of the tiger: Stiffen the sinews, summon up the blood. Uncategorized
There is occasions and causes why and wherefore in all things. Uncategorized
The gaudy, blabbing, and remorseful day Is crept into the bosom of the sea. Uncategorized
And many strokes, though with a little axe, Hew down and fell the hardest-timbered oak. Uncategorized
'T is better to be lowly born, And range with humble livers in content, Than to be perked up in a glistering grief, And wear a golden sorrow. Uncategorized
Life is as tedious as a twice-told tale Vexing the dull ear of a drowsy man. Uncategorized
This England never did, nor never shall, Lie at the proud foot of a conqueror Uncategorized
Although the last, not least. Uncategorized
Nothing will come of nothing. Uncategorized
How sharper than a serpent's tooth it is To have a thankless child! Uncategorized
Oh, that way madness lies; let me shun that. Uncategorized