The guilt being great, the fear doth still exceed.
He doth entreat your grace, my noble lord, To visit him to-morrow or next day: He is within, with two right reverend fathers, Divinely bent to meditation, And in no worldly suits would he be moved To draw him from his holy exercise.
It comes to pass oft that a terrible oath, with a swaggering accent sharply twanged off, gives manhood more approbation than ever proof itself would have earned him.
Shall i compare thee to a summers day? Thou art more lovely and more temperate
If I thought he'd been valiant and so cunning in fence, I'd have seen him damned ere I'd have challenged him
Conscience is a thousand swords.
There is no virtue like necessity.
Our bodies are our gardens - our wills are our gardeners.
The web of our life is of a mingled yarn, good and ill together.
Be patient, for the world is broad and wide.
Desire of having is the sin of covetousness.
It is the stars, The stars above us, govern our conditions
Absence from those we love is self from self – a deadly banishment
I would give all my fame for a pot of ale and safety.
A scar nobly got, or a noble scar, is a good livery of honor; so belike is that.