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William Shakespeare quotes (20)

A fool thinks himself to be wise, but a wise man knows himself to be a fool.
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A man loves the meat in his youth that he cannot endure in his age.
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A peace is of the nature of a conquest; for then both parties nobly are subdued, and neither party loser.
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Absence from those we love is self from self - a deadly banishment.
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Alas, I am a woman friendless, hopeless!
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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.
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Ambition should be made of sterner stuff.
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An overflow of good converts to bad.
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And oftentimes excusing of a fault doth make the fault the worse by the excuse.
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And this, our life, exempt from public haunt, finds tongues in trees, books in the running brooks, sermons in stones, and good in everything.
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As flies to wanton boys, are we to the gods; they kill us for their sport.
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As he was valiant, I honour him. But as he was ambitious, I slew him.
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As soon go kindle fire with snow, as seek to quench the fire of love with words.
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Be not afraid of greatness: some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them.
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Being born is like being kidnapped. And then sold into slavery.
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Better a witty fool than a foolish wit.
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Better three hours too soon than a minute too late.
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Boldness be my friend.
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Brevity is the soul of wit.
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But men are men; the best sometimes forget.
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