William Shakespeare

+ 765 And all the men and women merely players:
They have their exits and their entrances;
And one man in his time plays many parts.
Jaques, Act II, scene vii.
Hamlet (16001) William Shakespeare


+ 574 My pride fell with my fortunes. William Shakespeare


+ 498 Our doubts are traitors and make us lose the good we oft might win by fearing to attempt. William Shakespeare


+ 410 As soon go kindle fire with snow, as seek to quench the fire of love with words. William Shakespeare


+ 377 Love is a smoke made with the fume of sighs. William Shakespeare


+ 368 Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none. William Shakespeare


+ 260 A fool thinks himself to be wise, but a wise man knows himself to be a fool. William Shakespeare


+ 324 Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them. William Shakespeare


+ 282 It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves. William Shakespeare


+ 378 All the world's a stage, and all the men and women merely players: they have their exits and their entrances; and one man in his time plays many parts, his acts being seven ages. William Shakespeare


+ 346 If you prick us do we not bleed? If you tickle us do we not laugh? If you poison us do we not die? And if you wrong us shall we not revenge? William Shakespeare


+ 377 This life, which had been the tomb of his virtue and of his honour, is but a walking shadow; a poor player, that struts and frets his hour upon the stage, and then is heard no more: it is a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing. William Shakespeare


+ 400 If music be the food of love, play on. William Shakespeare


+ 323 Hell is empty and all the devils are here. William Shakespeare


+ 315 Good night, good night! Parting is such sweet sorrow, that I shall say good night till it be morrow. William Shakespeare


+ 307 The wheel is come full circle. William Shakespeare


+ 317 Better a witty fool than a foolish wit. William Shakespeare


+ 293 Cowards die many times before their deaths; the valiant never taste of death but once. William Shakespeare


+ 287 One touch of nature makes the whole world kin. William Shakespeare


+ 389 The course of true love never did run smooth. William Shakespeare


+ 299 When a father gives to his son, both laugh; when a son gives to his father, both cry. William Shakespeare


+ 336 Suspicion always haunts the guilty mind. William Shakespeare


+ 301 No legacy is so rich as honesty. William Shakespeare


+ 318 What's in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet. William Shakespeare


+ 298 This above all; to thine own self be true. William Shakespeare


+ 296 We know what we are, but know not what we may be. William Shakespeare


+ 297 The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a fool. William Shakespeare, As You Like It


+ 212 Action is eloquence. William Shakespeare


+ 270 Be great in act, as you have been in thought. William Shakespeare


+ 256 For they are yet ear-kissing arguments. William Shakespeare


+ 351 God bless thee; and put meekness in thy mind, love, charity, obedience, and true duty! William Shakespeare


+ 298 He who has injured thee was either stronger or weaker than thee. If weaker, spare him; if stronger, spare thyself. William Shakespeare


+ 320 How poor are they who have not patience! What wound did ever heal but by degrees. William Shakespeare


+ 276 How use doth breed a habit in a man. William Shakespeare


+ 306 I am not bound to please thee with my answers. William Shakespeare


+ 288 I did never know so full a voice issue from so empty a heart: but the saying is true 'The empty vessel makes the greatest sound'. William Shakespeare


+ 270 I dote on his very absence. William Shakespeare


+ 336 I feel within me a peace above all earthly dignities, a still and quiet conscience. William Shakespeare


+ 256 I wasted time, and now doth time waste me. William Shakespeare


+ 276 If it be a sin to covet honor, I am the most offending soul. William Shakespeare


+ 252 Ill deeds are doubled with an evil word. William Shakespeare


+ 299 In a false quarrel there is no true valour. William Shakespeare


+ 290 In peace there's nothing so becomes a man as modest stillness and humility. William Shakespeare


+ 321 In time we hate that which we often fear. William Shakespeare


+ 273 It is not enough to help the feeble up, but to support him after. William Shakespeare


+ 329 Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind. William Shakespeare


+ 317 Mine honour is my life; both grow in one; take honour from me and my life is done. William Shakespeare


+ 306 Nothing emboldens sin so much as mercy. William Shakespeare


+ 248 Our bodies are our gardens to which our wills are gardeners. William Shakespeare


+ 244 Our remedies oft in ourselves do lie. William Shakespeare


+ 246 I must be cruel only to be kind; Thus bad begins, and worse remains behind. William Shakespeare


+ 298 Nothing emboldens sin so much as mercy. William Shakespeare


+ 229 Action is eloquence. William Shakespeare


+ 206 Suit the action to the word, the word to the action. William Shakespeare


+ 319 Love me or hate me,
both are in my favour..
If you love me,
I'll always be in your heart,
if you hate me,
I'll always be in your mind.
William Shakespeare


+ 103 Parting is such sweet sorrow. William Shakespeare


+ 115 We know what we are, but know not what we may be. William Shakespeare


+ 112 We know what we are, but know not what we may be. William Shakespeare


+ 16 For I can raise no money by vile means. William Shakespeare


+ 9 If music be the food of love, play on, give me excess of it; that surfeiting, the appetite may sicken, and so die. William Shakespeare


+ 13 The man that hath no music in himself, nor is not moved with concord of sweet sounds, is fit for treasons, stratagems, and spoils; the motions of his spirit are dull as night, And his affections dark as Erebus. Let no such man be trusted. Mark the music. William Shakespeare