William Shakespeare Quotes

William shakespeare - thoughts are but dreams till their effects be...
Nothing emboldens sin so much as mercy.
William Shakespeare

Conversation should be pleasant without scurrility, witty without affectation, free without indecency, learned without conceitedness, novel without falsehood.
William Shakespeare
When griping grief the heart doth wound, and doleful dumps the mind opresses, then music, with her silver sound, with speedy help doth lend redress.
William Shakespeare
Misery acquaints a man with strange bedfellows.
William Shakespeare
There is a tide in the affairs of men Which taken at the flood, leads on to fortune Omitted, all the voyage of their life Is bound in shallows and in miseries.
William Shakespeare

Thou shalt be both the plaintiff and the judge of thine own cause.
William Shakespeare
I feel within me a peace above all earthly dignities, a still and quiet conscience.
William Shakespeare
I pray thee cease thy counsel, Which falls into mine ears as profitless as water in a sieve.
William Shakespeare
Though I am not naturally honest, I am so sometimes by chance.
William Shakespeare
William shakespeare - while thou livest keep a good tongue in thy head....
I understand a fury in your words, But not the words.
William Shakespeare
Oh God, that men should put an enemy in their mouths to steal away their brains!
William Shakespeare
Some men never seem to grow old. Always active in thought, always ready to adopt new ideas, they are never chargeable with foggyism. Satisfied, yet ever dissatisfied, settled, yet ever unsettled, they always enjoy the best of what is, are the first to find the best of what will be.
William Shakespeare
I am not merry but I do beguile The thing I am, by seeming otherwise.
William Shakespeare
William shakespeare - each present joy or sorrow seems the chief....
See first that the design is wise and just that ascertained, pursue it resolutely do not for one repulse forego the purpose that you resolved to effect.
William Shakespeare
I must be cruel, only to be kind Thus bad begins, and worse remains behind.
William Shakespeare
Silence is the perfectest herald of joy I were but little happy, if I could say how much.
William Shakespeare
You cram these words into mine ears against the stomach of my sense.
William Shakespeare
I wish you well and so I take my leave, I Pray you know me when we meet again.
William Shakespeare
I am wealthy in my friends.
William Shakespeare
Our bodies are our gardens to which our wills are gardeners.
William Shakespeare
Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears I come to bury Caesar, not to praise him. The evil that men do lives after them The good is oft interred with their bones.
William Shakespeare
Now cracks a noble heart. Good night sweet prince And flights of angels sing thee to thy rest.
William Shakespeare
Assume a virtue, if you have it not.
William Shakespeare
Virtue and genuine graces in themselves speak what no words can utter.
William Shakespeare
Oft expectation fails, and most oft where most it promises; and oft it hits where hope is coldest; and despair most sits.
William Shakespeare
The trust I have is in mine innocence, and therefore am I bold and resolute.
William Shakespeare
To wilful men, the injuries that they themselves procure must be their schoolmasters.
William Shakespeare
I must be cruel only to be kind; Thus bad begins, and worse remains behind.
William Shakespeare
Thou art all the comfort, The Gods will diet me with.
William Shakespeare
He draweth out the thread of his verbosity finer than the staple of his argument.
William Shakespeare
Leave her to heaven And to those thorns that in her bosom lodge, To prick and sting her.
William Shakespeare
We know what we are, but not what we may be.
William Shakespeare
This England never did, nor never shall, Lie at the proud foot of a conqueror.
William Shakespeare
Alas, poor Yorick I knew him Horatio, a fellow of infinite jest, of most excellent fancy...
William Shakespeare
I hate ingratitude more in a man than lying, vainness, babbling, drunkenness, or any taint of vice whose strong corruption inhabits our frail blood.
William Shakespeare
Self - Loving is not so vile a sin, my liege, as self - Neglecting.
William Shakespeare
Pity is the virtue of the law, and none but tyrants use it cruelly.
William Shakespeare