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William Shakespeare Quotes

(1564-1616), British Poet, Playwright, Actor

The teeming Autumn big with rich increase, bearing the wanton burden of the prime like widowed wombs after their lords decease.

Category: Autumn

He that hath a beard is more than a youth, and he that hath no beard is less than a man.

Category: Beards

Beauty is but a vain and doubtful good; a shining gloss that fadeth suddenly; a flower that dies when it begins to bud; a doubtful good, a gloss, a glass, a flower, lost, faded, broken, dead within an hour. -

Category: Beauty

To me, fair friend, you never can be old. For as you were when first your eye I eyed. Such seems your beauty still.

Category: Beauty

What angel wakes me from my flowery bed?

Category: Bed

For precious friends hid in death's dateless night.

Category: Bereavement

I did send to you for certain sums of gold, which you denied me.

Category: Bills

When we are born we cry that we are come.. to this great stage of fools.

Category: Birth

O, let my books be then the eloquence and dumb presages of my speaking breast.

Category: Books And Reading

For I have neither wit, nor words, nor worth, action nor utterance, nor the power of speech, to stir men's blood. I only speak right on. I tell you that which you yourselves do know.

Category: Bores And Boredom

Brevity is the soul of wit, and tediousness the limbs and outward flourishes.

Category: Brevity

To business that we love we rise bedtime, and go to't with delight.

Category: Business

To fear the worst oft cures the worse.

Category: Caution

It is the bright day that brings forth the adder, and that craves wary walking.

Category: Caution

Art made tongue-tied by authority.

Category: Censorship