William Shakespeare Quotes

English Poet, Dramatist and Actor
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Date of Birth(App:)- April 26, 1564
Date of death- April 23, 1616

  • “A friend is one that knows you as you are, understands where you have been, accepts what you have become, and still, gently allows you to grow.”
  • “Words are easy, like the wind. Faithful friends are hard to find.”
  • “Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind.”
  • “Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none.”
  • “We know what we are, but not what we may be.”
  • “I would challenge you to a battle of wits, but I see you are unarmed.”
  • “Who could refrain that had a heart to love and in that heart courage to make love known?”
  • “How far that little candle throws his beams. So shines a good deed in a weary world.”
  • “Love is the greatest of dreams, yet the worst of nightmares.”
  • “Though I am not naturally honest, I am so sometimes by chance.”
  • “Be great in act, as you have been in thought, – suit the action to the word and the word to the action.”
  • “O! how much more doth beauty beauteous seem, by that sweet ornament which truth doth give!”
  • “The business that we love, we rise betimes, and go to it with delight.”
  • “Too often those who entertain ambition expel remorse and nature.”
  • “Care is no cure, but rather a corrosive for things that are not to be remedied.”
  • “How of the sight of means to do ill deeds makes ill deeds done!”
  • “The earth that is nature’s other is her tomb.”
  • “They lose the world who buy if with much care.”
  • “In delay we waste our lights in vain, like lamps by day.”
  • “Action is eloquence; the eyes of the ignorant are more learned than their ears.”
  • “All’s well that ends well; still the finis is the crown.”
  • “Let the end try the man.”
  • “I dote on his very absence.”
  • “Our doudts are traitors, and make us lose the good we oft might win by fearing to attempt.”
  • “The evil that men do lives after them; the good is oft interred with their bones.”
  • “Oft expectation fails, and most oft there where most it promises.”
  • “Our enemies are our outward consciences.”
  • “The eyes of women are prometheam fires.”
  • “We are such stuff as dreams are made on.”
  • “Your face is a book where men may read strange matters.”
  • “Experience is a jewel, and it had need be so, for it is often purchased at an infinite rate.”
  • “A lover’s eyes will gaze an eagle blind.”
  • “Our wills and fates do so contrary run, that our devices still are overthrown; our thoughts are ours, their ends none of our own.”
  • “The friends thou hast, and their adoption tried, grapple them to thy soul with hoops of steel.”Hamlet, I, 3
  • “Like madness is the glory of this life.”
  • “Present fears are less than horrible imaginings.”Macbeth
  • “Rich gifts wax poor when givers prove unkind.”
  • “How quickly nature falls to revolt when gold becomes her object.”
  • “O, what a goodly outside falsehood hath; a goodly apple rotten at the heart!”
  • “He is not great, who is not greatly good.”
  • “The mind of guilt is full of scorpions.”
  • “The love of heaven makes one heavenly.”
  • “Guiltiness will speak though tongues were out of use.”
  • “Our holy lives must win a new world’s crown.”
  • “Mine honour is my life, both grow in one; take honour from me and my life is done.”
  • “Heaven, the treasury of everlasting joy.”
  • “How use doth breed a habit in a man.”
  • “To be honest, as this world goes, is to be one man picked out of ten thousand.”