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Shakespeare Quotes

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A fool thinks himself to be wise, but a wise man knows himself to be a fool.
William Shakespeare

Absence from those we love is self from self – a deadly banishment.
William Shakespeare

All the world’s a stage, and all the men and women merely players: they have their exits and their entrances; and one man in his time plays many parts, his acts being seven ages.
William Shakespeare

Ambition should be made of sterner stuff.
William Shakespeare

An overflow of good converts to bad.
William Shakespeare

And oftentimes excusing of a fault doth make the fault the worse by the excuse.
William Shakespeare

And this, our life, exempt from public haunt, finds tongues in trees, books in the running brooks, sermons in stones, and good in everything.
William Shakespeare

As flies to wanton boys, are we to the gods; they kill us for their sport.
William Shakespeare

Be not afraid of greatness: some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them.
William Shakespeare

Being born is like being kidnapped. And then sold into slavery.
William Shakespeare

Better a witty fool than a foolish wit.William Shakespeare

Better three hours too soon than a minute too late.
William Shakespeare

Boldness be my friend.
William Shakespeare

Brevity is the soul of wit.
William Shakespeare

But men are men; the best sometimes forget.
William Shakespeare 

But O, how bitter a thing it is to look into happiness through another man’s eyes.
William Shakespeare

By that sin fell the angels.
William Shakespeare

Children wish fathers looked but with their eyes; fathers that children with their judgment looked; and either may be wrong.
William Shakespeare

Come, gentlemen, I hope we shall drink down all unkindness.
William Shakespeare

Cowards die many times before their deaths; the valiant never taste of death but once.William Shakespeare

Desire of having is the sin of covetousness.
William Shakespeare

Everyone ought to bear patiently the results of his own conduct.
William Shakespeare

Exceeds man’s might: that dwells with the gods above.
William Shakespeare

Expectation is the root of all heartache.
William Shakespeare

Faith, there hath been many great men that have flattered the people who ne’er loved them.
William Shakespeare

False face must hide what the false heart doth know.
William Shakespeare

Fishes live in the sea, as men do a-land; the great ones eat up the little ones.
William Shakespeare

For my part, it was Greek to me.
William Shakespeare

Fortune brings in some boats that are not steered.
William Shakespeare

Give every man thy ear, but few thy voice.
William Shakespeare

Give me my robe, put on my crown; I have Immortal longings in me.
William Shakespeare

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