William Shakespeare Quotes

In peace there's nothing so becomes a man as modest stillness and humility.

William Shakespeare

A lover's eyes will gaze an eagle blind.

William Shakespeare

A victory is twice itself when the achiever brings home full numbers.

William Shakespeare

Like madness is the glory of this life As this pomp shows to a little oil and root.

William Shakespeare

Glory is like a circle in the water, Which never ceaseth to enlarge itself Till by broad spreading it disperse to naught.

William Shakespeare

Vanity keeps persons in favor with themselves who are out of favor with all others.

William Shakespeare

Perseverance... keeps honor bright: to have done, is to hang quite out of fashion, like a rusty nail in monumental mockery.

William Shakespeare

What's in a name? That which we call a rose By any other name would smell as sweet

William Shakespeare

When valour preys on reason, it eats the sword it fights with.

William Shakespeare

The guilt being great, the fear doth still exceed.

William Shakespeare

Suspicion always haunts the guilty mind; the thief doth fear each bush an officer.

William Shakespeare

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.

William Shakespeare

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.

William Shakespeare

Shall i compare thee to a summers day? Thou art more lovely and more temperate

William Shakespeare

If I thought he'd been valiant and so cunning in fence, I'd have seen him damned ere I'd have challenged him

William Shakespeare

No metal can--no, not the hangman's axe--bear half the keenness of thy sharp envy.

William Shakespeare

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