William Shakespeare Quotes

Then how can it be said I am alone When all the world is here to look on me?
William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British dramatist, poet. Helena, in A Midsummer Night's Dream, act 2, sc. 1, l. 225-6. Her world is Demetrius, with whom she is alone.
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There are many events in the womb of time which will be delivered.
William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British dramatist, poet. Iago, in Othello, act 1, sc. 3, l. 369-70.
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Motley's the only wear.
William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British dramatist, poet. Jaques, in As You Like It, act 2, sc. 7, l. 34. Motley was the costume of a professional fool.
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That title of respect Which the proud soul ne'er pays but to the proud.
William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British dramatist, poet. King Henry, in Henry IV, Part 1, act 1, sc. 3, l. 8-9.
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The treasury of everlasting joy.
William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British dramatist, poet. King Henry, in Henry VI, Part 2, act 2, sc. 1, l. 18. Henry's formula for heaven.
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Things without all remedy Should be without regard: what's done is done.
William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British dramatist, poet. Lady Macbeth, in Macbeth, act 3, sc. 2, l. 11-2. "Be without regard" means not be brooded on.
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How sharper than a serpent's tooth it is To have a thankless child.
William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British dramatist, poet. Lear, in King Lear, act 1, sc. 4, l. 268-9 (1623).
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Tomorrow night, when Phoebe doth behold Her silver visage in the watery glass, Decking with liquid pearl the bladed grass.
William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British dramatist, poet. Lysander, in A Midsummer Night's Dream, act 1, sc. 1, l. 209-11. "Phoebe" is another name for Diana, goddess of the moon and of chastity; "watery glass" means mirror made by water.
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Not in the legions Of horrid hell can come a devil more damned To top Macbeth.
William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British dramatist, poet. Malcolm, in Macbeth, act 4, sc. 3, l. 55-7.
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Your father was ever virtuous, and holy men at their death have good inspirations.
William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British dramatist, poet. Nerissa, in The Merchant of Venice, act 1, sc. 2, l. 27-8. Defending the will made by Portia's father that restricts her choice in marriage.
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