Famous Quotes

Created Wednesday, 18 March 2009 00:26

Worth Quoting

William Shakespeare was born on April 23, 1564. He died on the same date 52 years later. Here are some life lessons from his works.

  • Action is eloquence.
  • Assume a virtue, if you have it not.
  • Be great in act, as you have been in thought.
  • How use doth breed a habit in a man.
  • I am not bound to please thee with my answers.
  • I wasted time, and now doth time waste me.
  • In time we hate that which we often fear.
  • Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind.
  • Praising what is lost makes the remembrance dear.
  • Suspicion always haunts the guilty mind.
  • The soul of this man is in his clothes.
  • We are advertis’d by our loving friends.
  • We know what we are, but not what we may be.
  • Brevity is the soul of wit.
  • There are occasions and causes why and wherefore in all things.
  • An honest tale speeds best, being plainly told.
  • Sweet mercy is nobility’s true badge.
  • Rich gifts wax poor when givers prove unkind.
  • All that glisters is not gold.
  • Nothing can come of nothing.
  • Method in the madness.
  • The world’s mine oyster.

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