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Speak the speech, I pray you, as I pronounced it to you -- tripping on the tongue; but if you mouth it, as many of your players do, I had as Leif the town-crier spoke my lines. Nor do not saw the air too much with your hand, thus, but use all gently; for in the very torrent, tempest, and as I may say, the whirlwind of your passion, you must acquire and beget a temperance that may give it smoothness.


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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
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
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!
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
Though I want a kingdom, yet in marriage I may not prove inferior to yourself.
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
While you live tell truth and shame the devil.
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
Truth will come to light ... at the length, the truth will out.
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
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.
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
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, ...
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
All the world's a stage,
And all the men and women merely players.
They have their exits and ...
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
Praising what is lost
Makes the remembrance dear.
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
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.
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
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.
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
Wisely and slow. They stumble that run fast.
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
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...
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
Friendship is constant in all other things
Save in the office and affairs of love:
Therefo...
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE