William Shakespeare

Country United Kingdom
Born Sunday, 26 April 1564
Quotes 675
William Shakespeare (baptised 26 April 1564; died 23 April 1616) was an English poet and playwright, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's pre-eminent dramatist.
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The moon's an arrant theif, and her pale fire she snatches from the sun. Uncategorized
A merry heart goes all the day, your sad tires in a mile-a. Uncategorized
The chameleon Love can feed on the air. Uncategorized
Now my love is thaw'd; which, like a waxen image 'gainst a fire, bears no impression of the thing it was. Uncategorized
Even as one heat another heat expels, or as one nail by strength drives out another, so the remembrance of my former love is by a newer object quite forgotten. Uncategorized
The cloud-capp'd towers,the gorgeous palaces, The solemn temples, the great globe itself, Yea, all which it inherit, shall dissolve, And, like this insubstantial pageant faded, Leave not a rack behind. We are such stuff As dreams are made on; and our little life Is rounded with a sleep. Uncategorized
He is winding the watch of his wit; by and by it will strike. Uncategorized
Full fathom five thy father lies; Of his bones are coral made; Those are pearls that were his eyes: Nothing of him that doth fade, But doth suffer a sea-change Into something rich and strange. Uncategorized
Frame your mind to mirth and merriment, which bars a thousand harms and lengthens life. Uncategorized
Call home thy ancient thoughts from banishment. Uncategorized
Our purses shall be proud, our garments poor; for 'tis the mind that makes the body rich Uncategorized
To know the cause why music was ordain'd! Was it not to refresh the mind of a man after his studies or his usual pain? Uncategorized
Do as adversaries do in law, strive mightily, but eat and drink as friends. Uncategorized
Thoughts are but dreams till their effects be tried. Uncategorized
Though men can cover crimes with bold stern looks, poor women's faces are their own faults' books. Uncategorized
Short time seems long in sorrow's sharp sustaining. Uncategorized
Men have marble, women waxen, minds. Uncategorized
Love thrives not in the heart that shadows dreadeth. Uncategorized
It easeth some, though none it ever cured, to think their dolour others have endured. Uncategorized
Against love's fire fear's frost hath dissolution. Uncategorized