Madness in great ones must not unwatched go.
There's method in his madness.
Neither a borrower nor a lender be; for loan doth oft lose both itself and friend.
He that dies pays all his debts.
I durst not laugh for fear of opening my lips and receiving the bad air.
He was ever precise in promise-keeping.
No legacy is so rich as honestly.
It is a kind of good deed to say well; and yet words are not deeds.
It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves; we are underlings.
It is a wise father that knows his own child.
Who wooed in haste and means to wed at leisure
And oftentimes excusing of a fault Doth make the fault the worse by the excuse.
These blessed candles of the night.
To be or not to be that is the question. Whether it is nobler in the mind to suffer the stings and arrows of outrageous fortune, or take up arms against a sea of troubles, and by opposing them, end them.
My grief lies all within, And these external manners of lament Are merely shadows to the unseen grief That swells with silence in the tortured soul