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William Shakespeare

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Nothing is either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.
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The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars/ But in ourselves.
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what ho, apothecary!
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Well, in that hit you miss. She'll not be hit
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To stand on the
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So fair and foul a day I have not seen.
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Infected minds to their deaf pillows will discharge their secrets.
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Shall I compare thee to a summer's day?
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Age cannot wither her, nor custom stale her infinite variety."
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Being born is like being kidnapped. And then sold into slavery.
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The great William Shakespeare said, "What's in a name?" He also said, "Call me Billy one more time a...
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Some are born mad, some achieve madness, and some have madness thrust upon 'em.
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It is what it is, it is what you make it.
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Our life is a series of moments. Let them all go. Moments. All gathering towards this one.
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I understand a fury in your words
But not your words.
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I heard that if you locked William Shakespeare in a room with a typewriter for long enough, he'd eve...
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I am and always will be an HRH. But out of personal choice I like to be called William because that ...
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My name is William Shatner, and I am Canadian!
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William: It's as if I've taken love heroin, and now I can't ever have it again.
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My name is William Tell:when little oppressions touch mearrows hidden in my cloakwhisper, "Ready, re...
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Unpredictability means what it means. I don't know how you define it. It is what it is.
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I am a close friend of Robert Loggia. And I just love how, with actors, there's the screen perso...
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The imagination is the spur of delights... all depends upon it, it is the mainspring of everything; ...
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Oh how Shakespeare would have loved cinema!
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I surrendered to a world of my imagination, reenacting all those wonderful tales my father would rea...
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Dreaming is an act of pure imagination, attesting in all men a creative power, which if it were avai...
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I regret that I wasn't more successful with my marriages, but it is what it is.
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My name is not 'William Shatner.'
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Tom Hanks, who starred in 'The Da Vinci Code,' turns out to be related to a number of the hi...
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The love that follows us sometime is our trouble, which still we thank as love.
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They do not love, that do not show their love.
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If our mind was an ocean then every now and then we would have the perfect storm happening in it.Gar...
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My favourite book in the world is 'Neuromancer' by William Gibson.
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I am Happy and satisfied with what I am. 10000 will take me wrong, 1000 will go against me, 100 will...
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It is a lie.
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People always talk about Shakespeare being a very contemporary playwright. This production shows you...
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my imagination persisted in sticking horrors into the dark- so I stuck my imagination into the dark ...
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O, pardon me, thou bleeding piece of earth, / That I am meek and gentle with these butchers!
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I begin by imagining
The impossible
And end by accomplishing
The impossible.
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My career is chequered. Then I think I got pigeon-holed in humour; Shakespeare is not my thing.
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If all it takes is an infinite number of monkeys with typewriters, how come AOL haven't written any ...
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And 'tis a kind of good deed to say well:
And yet words are no deeds.

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William Bennett is my patron saint, one of them. Redd Foxx is another.
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My imagination is a monastery, and I am its monk
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I have grown in my writing and I care about it now and I know how important it is to write stuff.
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Better a witty fool, than a foolish wit.
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In time we hate that which we often fear.
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To-morrow, and to-morrow, and to-morrow,
Creeps in this petty pace from day to day,
To the...
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Therefore another prologue must tell he is not a lion
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Up and down, up and down
I will lead them up and down
I am feared in field in town
Go...
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Oh why rebuke you him that loves you so? / Lay breath so bitter on your bitter foe.
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I’ll follow thee and make a heaven of hell,
To die upon the hand I love so well.
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And yet,to say the truth, reason and love keep little company together nowadays.
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good alone
Is good without a name, vileness is so
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Twas a good lady, 'twas a good lady: we may pick a thousand salads ere we light on such another herb...
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A young man married is a man that's marred.
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All's well that ends well.
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Dispute not with her: she is lunatic.
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When we are born, we cry that we are come to this great stage of fools.
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And worse I may be yet: the worst is not
So long as we can say 'This is the worst.
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Sigh no more, ladies, sigh no more,
Men were deceivers ever,-
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Good counselors lack no clients.
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A whoreson jackanapes must take me up for swearing; as if I borrowed mine oaths of him and might not...
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O world, how apt the poor are to be proud!
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My bounty is as boundless as the sea, my love as deep. The more I give thee, the more I have, For bo...
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A peace above all earthly dignities, a still and quiet conscience.
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That which ordinary men are fit for, I am qualified in. and the best of me is diligence.
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Though patience be a tired mare, yet she will plod.
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That which in mean men we entitle patience is pale cold cowardice in noble breasts.
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One pain is lessened by another's anguish.
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Present mirth hath present laughter. What's to come is still unsure.
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It is the mind that makes the body rich; and as the sun breaks through the darkest clouds, so honor ...
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The jury, passing on the prisoner's life, may have in the sworn twelve a thief or two guiltier than ...
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Time is the justice that examines all offenders. As You Like It
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My salad days, when I was green in judgment.
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People usually are the happiest at home.
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Grief fills the room up of my absent child, lies in his bed, walks up and down with me, puts on his ...
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For precious friends hid in death's dateless night.
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Suspicion always haunts the guilty mind; the thief doth fear each bush an officer.
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Oppose not rage while rage is in its force, but give it way a while and let it waste.
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Some men there are love not a gaping pig, some that are mad if they behold a cat, and others when th...
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In my stars I am above thee; but be not afraid of greatness: some are born great, some achieve great...
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The fool thinks himself to be wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a fool. Measure For Measure
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The apparel oft proclaims the man.
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There is tide in the affairs of men, which, taken at the flood, leads on to fortune; omitted, all th...
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Oft expectation fails, and most oft there
Where most it promises; and oft it hits
Where hope i...
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There's small choice in rotten apples.
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Then to Silvia let us sing that Silvia is excelling. She excels each mortal thing upon the dull eart...
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Modest doubt is called the beacon of the wise.
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Thou seest I have more flesh than another man, and therefore more frailty.
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Words pay no debts.
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He that dies pays all his debts.
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Send danger from the east unto the west, so honor cross it from the north to south.
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Yon Cassius has a lean and hungry look; He thinks too much; such men are dangerous. Julius Caesar
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O, it is excellent to have a giant's strength, but it is tyrannous to use it like a giant.
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It is the bright day that brings forth the adder, and that craves wary walking.
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It provokes the desire but it takes away the performance. Therefore much drink may be said to be an ...
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Oh! it offends me to the soul to hear a robust periwig-pated fellow, tear a passion to tatters, to v...
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Speak the speech, I pray you, as I pronounced it to you -- tripping on the tongue; but if you mouth ...
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Angels and ministers of grace defend us.
Be thou a spirit of health, or goblin damned,
Bring w...
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'Tis not enough to help the feeble up, but to support him after.
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For I am full of spirit and resolve to meet all perils very constantly.
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I have bought golden opinions from all sorts of people.
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Yet who would have thought the old man to have had so much blood in him?
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The quality of mercy is not strain'd,
It droppeth as the gentle rain from heaven
Upon the pla...
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O, let me not be mad, not mad, sweet heaven! Keep me in temper. I would not be mad.
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But thy eternal summer shall not fade.
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So did this horse excel a common one
In shape, in courage, color, pace and bone.
...What a hor...
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For there is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.
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Company, villainous company, hath been the spoil of me.
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What we determine we often break. Purpose is but the slave to memory.
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Virtue is bold and goodness never fearful.
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Let's not burden our remembrance with a heaviness that's gone.
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One may smile, and smile, and be a villain. Hamlet
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I am a man more sinned against than sinning.
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Would the cook were o' my mind!
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Contemplation makes a rare turkey cock of him. How he jets under his advanced plumes!
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The even mead, that erst brought sweetly forth The freckled cowslip, burnet, and green clover, ...
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This Tharsus, o'er which I have the government, A city on whom Plenty held full hand, For Rich...
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Conceit, more rich in matter than in words, Brags of his substance, not of ornament. They are ...
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These signs have marked me extraordinary, And all the courses of my life do show I am not in t...
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The noble sister of Publicola, The moon of Rome, chaste as the icicle That's curded by the fro...
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The more thou dam'st it up, the more it burns. The current that with gentle murmur glides, Tho...
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Fight till the last gasp.
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I ask, that I might waken reverence, And bid the cheek be ready with a blush Modest as morning...
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He that is strucken blind cannot forget The precious treasure of his eyesight lost.
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Nay, my lords, ceremony was but devised at first To set a gloss on faint deeds, hollow welcomes, ...
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But doth not the appetite alter? A man loves the meat in his youth that he cannot endure in his ag...
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Epicurean cooks Sharpen with cloyless sauce his appetite, That sleep and feeding may prorogue ...
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Now, good digestion wait on appetite, and health on both!
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He seems to be of great authority. Close with him, give him gold; and though authority be a stubbo...
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Thus can the demigod Authority Make us pay down for our offense by weight The words of heaven;...
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Those he commands move only in command, Nothing in live. Now does he feel his title Hang loos...
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I have shot mine arrow o'er the house And hurt my brother.
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If it will feed nothing else, it will feed my revenge.
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Not a mouse Shall disturb this hallowed house. I am sent, with broom, before, To sweep t...
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Rebellion in this land shall lose his sway, Meeting the check of such another day; And since t...
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O, what may man within him hide, Though angel on the outward side!
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He who has never hoped can never despair.
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Therefore I say again I utterly abhor, yea, from my soul Refuse you for my judge, whom yet onc...
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A plague upon it when thieves cannot be true one to another!
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A murderer and a villain, A slave that is not twentieth part the tithe Of your precedent lord,...
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Yet thanks I must you con That you are thieves professed, that you work not In holier shapes; ...
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I can call spirits from the vasty deep.
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Why, so can I, or so can any man; But will they come when you do call for them?
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Some rise by sin, and some by virtue fall
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Give me that man That is not passion's slave, and I will wear him In my heart's core, ay, in m...
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I do not hate a proud man, as I do hate the engendering of toads.
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I almost die for food, and let me have it!
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Why, 'a stalks up and down like a peacock--a stride and a stand; ruminates like an hostess that hat...
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I have heard The cock, that is the trumpet to the morn, Doth with his lofty and shrill-soundin...
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I am giddy; expectation whirls me round. Th' imaginary relish is so sweet That it enchants my ...
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Oft expectation fails, and most oft there Where most it promises; and oft it hits Where hope i...
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If all the year were playing holidays, To sport would be as tedious as to work; And nothing pl...
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What wound did ever heal but my degrees?
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He jests at scars that never felt a wound
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Now, good my lord, Let there be some more test made of my mettle Before so noble and so great ...
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Methinks I am a prophet new inspired And thus, expiring, do foretell of him: His rash fierce b...
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(Celia:) Here come Monsieur Le Beau. (Rosalind:) With his mouth full of news. (Celia:) Whic...
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Though it be honest, it is never good To bring bad news; give to a gracious message An host of...
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A knave, a rascal, an eater of broken meats; a base, proud, shallow, beggarly, three-suited, hundre...
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Or, if there were a sympathy in choice, War, death, or sickness did lay siege to it, Making it...
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To die, to sleep --
To sleep, perchance to dream, ay there's the rub,
For in that sleep of dea...
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Pluck up thy spirits, look cheerfully upon me. Here, love, thou seest how diligent I am To dre...
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Whip me such honest knaves!
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There is gold for you. Sell me your good report.
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(Pistol:) And tidings do I bring and lucky joys And golden times and happy news of price. (Fa...
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Sweets to the sweet! Farewell.
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Be not too tame neither, but let your own discretion be your tutor. Suit the action to the word, t...
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Soft pity enters an iron gate.
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The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars, but in ourselves.
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Be it not in thy care. Go, I charge thee, invite them all; let in the tide Of knaves once mor...
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Come, we have a hot venison pasty to dinner.
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My free drift Halts not particularly, but moves itself In a wide sea of wax; no levelled malic...
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Let's teach ourselves that honorable stop, Not to outsport discretion.
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There is a divinity in odd numbers, either in nativity, chance or death.
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If you prick us, do we not bleed? if you tickle us, do we not laugh? if you poison us, do we not die...
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What fates impose, that men must needs abide; It boots not to resist both wind and tide
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Here comes the lady. O, so light a foot Will ne'er wear out the everlasting flint.
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Every man has business and desire,
Such as it is.
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So full of artless jealousy is guilt,
It spills itself in fearing to be spilt.
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What's gone and what's past help
Should be past grief.
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I dote on his very absence.
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I am not bound to please thee with my answers.
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He who has injured thee was either stronger or weaker than thee. If weaker, spare him; if stronger, ...
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Blow, blow, thou winter wind
Thou art not so unkind,
As man's ingratitude.
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And thus I clothe my naked villainy
With old odd ends, stol'n forth of holy writ;
And seem a...
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Here will be an old abusing of God's patience and the king's English.
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Our doubts are traitors,
And make us lose the good we oft might win
By fearing to attempt.
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Though yet of Hamlet our dear brother's death the memory be green.
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I would forget it fain; But, O, it presses to my memory, like damned guilty deeds to a sinners mind.
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O, beware, my lord, of jealousy!
It is the green-eyed monster which doth mock
The meat it feed...
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We burn daylight.
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How comes it, that thou art then estranged from thyself?
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The purest treasure mortal times afford is spotless reputation; that away, men are but gilded loam o...
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I do oppose my patience to his fury, and am arm'd to suffer with a quietness of spirit, the very tyr...
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How poor are they that have not patience! What wound did ever heal but by degrees?
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A very little thief of occasion will rob you of a great deal of patience.
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There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio,
Than are dreamt of in your philosophy.
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The gods are just, and of our pleasant vices
Make instruments to plague us.
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Where nothing wants that want itself doth seek.
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If wishes would prevail with me, my purpose should not fail with me.
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Winter, which, being full of care, makes summer's welcome thrice more wish'd, more rare.
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Lady you bereft me of all words,
Only my blood speaks to you in my veins,
And there is such ...
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In a false quarrel there is no true valour.
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If it be a sin to covet honor, I am the most offending soul.
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I hate ingratitude more in a man
than lying, vainness, babbling, drunkenness,
or any taint o...
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If he be so resolved, I can o'ersway him; for he loves to hear That unicorns may be betrayed w...
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Love all, but trust a few.
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Our bodies are our gardens... our wills are our gardeners.
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A man loves the meat in his youth that he cannot endure in his age.
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It is a kind of good deed to say well; and yet words are not deeds.
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We are such stuff as dreams are made on, and our little life, is rounded with a sleep. The Tempest
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The play's the thing
Wherein I'll catch the conscience of the king.
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To be slow in words is a woman's only virtue.
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Though men can cover crimes with bold stern looks, poor women's faces are their own faults' books.
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Let me have men about me that are fat,
Sleek-headed men, and such as sleep o' nights:
Yond...
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How hard it is for women to keep counsel!
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Though I want a kingdom, yet in marriage I may not prove inferior to yourself.
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While you live tell truth and shame the devil.
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Truth will come to light ... at the length, the truth will out.
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But 'tis strange and oftentimes, to win us to our harm, the instruments of darkness tell us truths, ...
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The whirligig of time brings in his revenges.
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The sands are number'd that make up my life.
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Pleasure and action make the hours seem short.
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Call home thy ancient thoughts from banishment.
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Were such things here as we do speak about? Or have we eaten on the insane root that takes the reaso...
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Matter and impertinency mix'd! Reason in madness!
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The evil that men do lives after them;
The good is oft interred with their bones.
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There's little of the melancholy element in her, my lord: she is never sad but when she sleeps; and ...
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He does it with a better grace, but I do it more natural.
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Share the advice betwixt you; if both gain all The gift doth stretch itself as 'tis receiv'd, ...
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O, grief hath changed me since you saw me last, And careful hours, with Time's deformed hand, ...
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All the world's a stage,
And all the men and women merely players.
They have their exits and ...
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Praising what is lost
Makes the remembrance dear.
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For aught that I could ever read,
Could ever hear by tale or history,
The course of true love ...
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When we are born, we cry, that we are come
To this great stage of fools.
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Against self-slaughter there is a prohibition so divine that cravens my weak hand.
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Friends, Romans countrymen, lend me your ears; I come to bury Caesar, not to praise him.
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Wisely and slow. They stumble that run fast.
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It is too rash, too unadvised, too sudden; Too like the lightning, which doth cease to be Ere ...
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Stand not upon the order of your going, But go at once.
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Mine honor is my life; both grow in one; Take honor from me, and my life is done.
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If you can look into the seeds of time And say which grain will grow and which will not, Speak...
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Friendship is constant in all other things
Save in the office and affairs of love:
Therefo...
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