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Bad is the world, and all will come to naught
when such ill-dealing must be seen in thought.


William Shakespeare

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I must be cruel, only to be kind:
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WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
How poor are they that have not patience! What wound did ever heal but by degrees?
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
A very little thief of occasion will rob you of a great deal of patience.
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
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.
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
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.
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
If it be a sin to covet honor, I am the most offending soul.
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
I hate ingratitude more in a man
than lying, vainness, babbling, drunkenness,
or any taint o...
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
If he be so resolved, I can o'ersway him; for he loves to hear That unicorns may be betrayed w...
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
Love all, but trust a few.
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
Our bodies are our gardens... our wills are our gardeners.
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
A man loves the meat in his youth that he cannot endure in his age.
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
It is a kind of good deed to say well; and yet words are not deeds.
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
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.
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
To be slow in words is a woman's only virtue.
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
Though men can cover crimes with bold stern looks, poor women's faces are their own faults' books.
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
Let me have men about me that are fat,
Sleek-headed men, and such as sleep o' nights:
Yond...
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
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, ...
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
The whirligig of time brings in his revenges.
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The sands are number'd that make up my life.
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
Pleasure and action make the hours seem short.
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
Call home thy ancient thoughts from banishment.
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
Were such things here as we do speak about? Or have we eaten on the insane root that takes the reaso...
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
Matter and impertinency mix'd! Reason in madness!
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
The evil that men do lives after them;
The good is oft interred with their bones.
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
There's little of the melancholy element in her, my lord: she is never sad but when she sleeps; and ...
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
He does it with a better grace, but I do it more natural.
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
Share the advice betwixt you; if both gain all The gift doth stretch itself as 'tis receiv'd, ...
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
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 ...
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
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.
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
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 ...
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
Stand not upon the order of your going, But go at once.
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
Mine honor is my life; both grow in one; Take honor from me, and my life is done.
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
If you can look into the seeds of time And say which grain will grow and which will not, Speak...
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