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A Year in the Life of William Shakespeare: 1599
JAMES SHAPIRO
The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars/ But in ourselves.
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
William Shakespeare: You will never age for me, nor fade, nor die.
MARC NORMAN
The great William Shakespeare said, "What's in a name?" He also said, "Call me Billy one more time a...
CUTHBERT SOUP
By the side of the everlasting Why there is a Yes--a transitory Yes if you like, but a Yes.
E.M. FORSTER
Heavy is the head that wears the crown
William Shakespeare
CHARMAINE J. FORDE
I hate ingratitude more in a man
than lying, vainness, babbling, drunkenness,
or any taint...
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
There is no greater mistake in life than seeing things or hearing them at the wrong time. Shakespear...
AGATHA CHRISTIE
William Shakespeare: My muse, as always, is Aphrodite.
Philip Henslowe: Aphrodite Baggett, who ...
MARC NORMAN
My poor body, madam, requires it: I am driven on by the flesh; and he must needs go that the devil d...
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
William Shakespeare: 'Close up this din of hateful decay, decomposition of your witches' plot! You t...
GARETH ROBERTS
He was not of an age, but fo...
BEN JONSON If we all took a minute to reflect upon the wrong we do we would be quite surprised or shocked.Inste...
GARY F EVANS...
Ay me! For aught that I could every read,
Could ever hear by tale or history,
The course o...
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
I heard someone tried the monkeys-on-typewriters bit trying for the plays of W. Shakespeare, but all...
BILL HIRST
There's a statistical theory that if you gave a million monkeys typewriters and set them to work, th...
IAN HART
A third...candidate for Shakespearean authorship was Christopher Marlowe. He was the right age (just...
BILL BRYSON
In the works of JOSEPH DEVLIN I heard someone tried the monkeys-on-typewriters bit trying for the plays of W. Shakespeare, but al...
JOHN HEYWOOD
So fair and foul a day I have not seen.
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
Well, the thing that I suppose is closest to my heart is Shakespeare. I really am a nerd about Shake...
TOM HIDDLESTON
Dramatic fiction - William Shakespeare made his biggest mark writing dramatic love stories.
NICHOLAS SPARKS
"We know who we are, but not what we may be." William Shakespeare
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
Listen, we’ll come visit you. Okay? I’ll dress up as William Shakespeare, Lucent as Emily Dickin...
TIM CUMMINGS
Infected minds to their deaf pillows will discharge their secrets.
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
Shall I compare thee to a summer's day?
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
Being born is like being kidnapped. And then sold into slavery.
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
Dangerous as a lightning strike, as lethal as a pair of crisscrossing short swords, William whispere...
GENA SHOWALTER
I think if you write for long enough, you eventually have a problem with everything, because you sta...
MARIE BRENNAN
Too long a sacrifice/ Can make a stone of the heart. -William Butler Yeats.
WILLIAM BUTLER YEATS
I can't write a book commensurate with Shakespeare, but I can write a book by me
WALTER RALEIGH SR.
I feel about aging the way William Saroyan said he felt about death: Everybody has to do it, but I a...
MARTHA BECK
After 1957 On The Road sold a trillion levis and a million espresso coffee machines, and also sent c...
WILLIAM S. BURROUGHS
When I was starting to write, the great influence was T.S. Eliot and after that William Butler Yeats...
HOWARD NEMEROV
We've heard that a million monkeys at a million keyboards could produce the complete works of Shakes...
ROBERT WILENSKY
Don't feel embarrassed if you've never heard of William Lane Craig. He parades himself as a ...
RICHARD DAWKINS
I've done a lot of Shakespeare onstage, and I'm not convinced that the Earl of Oxford was th...
RHYS IFANS
He always had a sense of who he is, ... The William Rehnquist you saw then [was] like the William Re...
DAVID LEITCH
Write like you speak with the 'rhythms of human speech,' as William Zinsser said, and in as few word...
SANDRA E. LAMB
Anna Scott: Can I stay for a while?
William: You can stay forever.
NOTTING HILL
We've heard that a million monkeys at a keyboard could produce the Complete Works of Shakespeare; no...
ROBERT WILENSKY
Anna Scott: Can I stay for a while? William: You can stay forever.
NOTTING HILL
When I had photographed Prince William's mother, I brought along a CD of Dalida, a French singer...
MARIO TESTINO
She fed him scraps from her ragbag because words were all that were left now. Perhaps he could use t...
KATE ATKINSON
I understand a fury in your words
But not your words.
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
To move is to stir, and to be valiant is to stand; therefore, if tou art mov'd, thou runst away. (To...
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
Methought I say the footsteps of a throne. - William Wordsworth,
WILLIAM WORDSWORTH
From William of Orange to William Pitt the younger there was but one man without whom English histor...
ALBERT BUSHNELL HART
Age cannot wither her, nor custom stale her infinite variety."
Antony and Cleopatra (II.ii) ~Wi...
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
The sweetest honey is loathsome in its own deliciousness. And in the taste destroys the appetite. Th...
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
William Shatner is living proof that if you are talented and nice, you can work in this industry for...
LISA LAMPANELLI
I give thee what is most my own - A Dedication by Francis William Bourdillon
FRANCIS WILLIAM BOURDILLON
I first met William McInnes in 1986.
ANDREW GILBERT
If all it takes is an infinite number of monkeys with typewriters, how come AOL haven't written any ...
ANDY DINGLEY
If you sat around there long enough and heard all the phonies applauding and all, you got to hate ev...
J.D. SALINGER
Whatever your feelings may be about William Clinton the man, or William Clinton the political ally o...
CHARLES RUFF
When I think about that first DeBarge album, I remember being so green... just pristine. Nothing mat...
EL DEBARGE
Do you know where he got the idea? ... From a William Saroyan play, 'The Time of Your Life,' that he...
MIKE VEECK
Some are born mad, some achieve madness, and some have madness thrust upon 'em.
EMILIE AUTUMN
I thought I'd be a success even back in the mailroom at William Morris.
DAVID GEFFEN
When I heard the royal family wanted to have me perform in celebration of Prince William's marri...
SNOOP DOGG
(All the grief she had suffered over her lifetime had moulded her face into a mask of eternal sadnes...
JEAN SASSON
William Eggleston in the Real World
MICHAEL ALMEREYDA
I locked myself in a room for a month,
BRET ELLIS
In our community here in Boston, we have had a tremendous influx of Russian Jews and Haitians. We ca...
KATHRYN LASKY
Writing 'William Shakespeare's Star Wars' was a fun exercise in mixing just the right am...
IAN DOESCHER
I met Prince William at a musical festival and he let me know he was a fan of my music. But the invi...
ELLIE GOULDING
Tom Hanks, who starred in 'The Da Vinci Code,' turns out to be related to a number of the hi...
STEVEN PINKER
I locked myself in a room for a month,
BRET EASTON ELLIS
Yep, that's me. I know. I know. You're humbled I'm here, feel like throwing rose petals at my feet, ...
GENA SHOWALTER
If you improve or tinker with something long enough, eventually it will break or malfunction.
ARTHUR BLOCH
I was born William. My father was William. I came from a big family, I hated being called Billy. Wil...
WILLEM DAFOE
My favourite book in the world is 'Neuromancer' by William Gibson.
WATKIN TUDOR JONES
I'm! A! Graduate! Of! The! William! Shatner! Acting! School!
DON ZEIGLER
They looked at each other, baffled, in love and hate.
WILLIAM GOLDING
You're full of contradictions, Ms. Wallace."
I looked up at him and arched a brow. "I'm a girl...
TAMMARA WEBBER
O wonderful, wonderful, and most wonderful wonderful! And yet again wonderful, and after that, out o...
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
Things I Love: The Many Collections of William I. Koch.
THE BRAVERY
When we had William, we had to find a date in the diary that suited Charles and his polo. William ha...
PRINCESS DIANA
I have a tendency to evolve into William Shatner, with my big fat face.
JASON BATEMAN
I'm William, but you can call me Sexy. Everyone does.
GENA SHOWALTER
I went to the William Penn Charter School in Philadelphia, where I had a teacher really named Edward...
ROBERT PICARDO
I wish my friends at William Morris Endeavor all the best.
PAUL OAKENFOLD
A garden path,' write the landscape architects Charles W. Moore, William J. Mitchell, and William Tu...
REBECCA SOLNIT
I'm! A! Graduate! Of! The! William! Shatner! Acting! School!
DON ZEIGLER
on behalf of Charles, William, Harry and all my family and of all the Spencer family with us today.
EARL SPENCER
We begin to fight. The wind and I. Horns locked. Battling each other with elements.
LAURA DOCKRILL
We'll be Friends Forever, won't we, Pooh?' asked Piglet.
Even longer,' Pooh answered.”
...
A.A. MILNE
Is this some city? You go looking for Vermeer and you find William Blake.
JOHN SCANLON
Since there's only room for me to write a few songs on each band album, I really have to use my song...
CHRISTINE MCVIE
William Shatner has one style. We have completely contrasting personalities. We're very good fri...
PATRICK STEWART
Well, you can't know it without something having been sneezed.
A.A. MILNE
What will make you a star is in you
SOTONYE ANGA
If you listen to the songs I write, they are the most ADHD songs ever. They have five hooks in one a...
WILL.I.AM
The only way he could have her was to shatter this stubborn faith of hers. In doing so, would he sha...
FRANCINE RIVERS
If I provide for this life and turn away from the Lord, I am wise for a moment, but lost forever.
FRANCINE RIVERS
The only way he could have her was to shatter this stubborn faith of hers. In doing so, would he sha...
FRANCINE RIVERS
A twenty-minute eulogy, unless composed by a) William Shakespeare, b) Winston Churchill, or c) Mark ...
CHRISTOPHER BUCKLEY
I am and always will be an HRH. But out of personal choice I like to be called William because that ...
PRINCE WILLIAM
In the case of the FBI, I revealed that William Sessions, the FBI director, had been engaging in abu...
RONALD KESSLER

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There are many who talk on from ignorance rather than from knowledge, and who find the former an ine...
WILLIAM HAZLITT
My salad days, when I was green in judgment.
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
Act in earnest and you will become earnest in all you do.
WILLIAM JAMES
People usually are the happiest at home.
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
Modesty is the lowest of the virtues, and is a real confession of the deficiency it indicates. He wh...
WILLIAM HAZLITT
We are all of us, more or less, the slaves of opinion.
WILLIAM HAZLITT
Grief fills the room up of my absent child, lies in his bed, walks up and down with me, puts on his ...
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
For precious friends hid in death's dateless night.
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
We must make automatic and habitual, as early as possible, as many useful actions as we can...in the...
WILLIAM JAMES
Suspicion always haunts the guilty mind; the thief doth fear each bush an officer.
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
Oppose not rage while rage is in its force, but give it way a while and let it waste.
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
Some men there are love not a gaping pig, some that are mad if they behold a cat, and others when th...
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
Mankind's common instinct for reality has always held the world to be essentially a theatre for hero...
WILLIAM JAMES
If goodness were only a theory, it were a pity it should be lost to the world. There are a number of...
WILLIAM HAZLITT
God has been pleased to prescribe limits to his power and to work out his ends within these limits.
WILLIAM PALEY
That best portion of a good man's life; His little, nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and of l...
WILLIAM WORDSWORTH
In my stars I am above thee; but be not afraid of greatness: some are born great, some achieve great...
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
He who dares not (reason), is a slave.
WILLIAM DRUMMOND
The greatest Glory of a free-born People, Is to transmit that Freedom to their Children.
WILLIAM HAVARD
The fool thinks himself to be wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a fool. Measure For Measure
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
When human power becomes so great and original that we can account for it only as a kind of divine i...
WILLIAM CRASHAW
The apparel oft proclaims the man.
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
Men are generally more careful of the breed of their horses and dogs than of their children.
WILLIAM PENN
There is tide in the affairs of men, which, taken at the flood, leads on to fortune; omitted, all th...
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
Faith means belief in something concerning which doubt is theoretically possible.
WILLIAM JAMES
It is wrong always, everywhere, and for everyone, to believe anything upon insufficient evidence.
WILLIAM JAMES
Our esteem for facts has not neutralized in us all religiousness. It is itself almost religious. Our...
WILLIAM JAMES
Oft expectation fails, and most oft there
Where most it promises; and oft it hits
Where hope i...
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
There can be no existence of evil as a force to the healthy-minded individual.
WILLIAM JAMES
There's small choice in rotten apples.
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
Then to Silvia let us sing that Silvia is excelling. She excels each mortal thing upon the dull eart...
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
Envy among other ingredients has a mixture of the love of justice in it. We are more angry at undese...
WILLIAM HAZLITT
No wild enthusiast could rest, till half the world like him was possessed.
WILLIAM COWPER
Modest doubt is called the beacon of the wise.
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
There is no more miserable human being than one in whom nothing is habitual but indecision, and for ...
WILLIAM JAMES
It cannot be too often repeated that it is not helps, but obstacles, not facilities, but difficultie...
WILLIAM MATHEWS
Thou seest I have more flesh than another man, and therefore more frailty.
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
If thou wouldn't conquer thy weakness thou must not gratify it.
WILLIAM PENN