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2,311 Famous Quotes by William Shakespeare
4/23/1564 - 4/23/1616
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Ingratitude is monstrous

Ingratitude Quotes, by William Shakespeare

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The silence often of pure innocence persuades when speaking fails.

Innocence Quotes, by William Shakespeare

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Kindness is more than deeds. It is an attitude, an expression, a look, a touch. It is anything that lifts another person.

Kindness Quotes, by William Shakespeare

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Having nothing, nothing can he lose.

Losing Quotes, by William Shakespeare

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Mercy but murders, pardoning those that kill.

Mercy Quotes, by William Shakespeare

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Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind; and therefore is winged Cupid painted blind.

Painting Quotes, by William Shakespeare

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There is special providence in the fall of a sparrow

Providence Quotes, by William Shakespeare

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Simply the thing that I am shall make me live.

Simplicity Quotes, by William Shakespeare

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He jests at scars that never felt a wound

Suffering Quotes, by William Shakespeare

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'Tis one thing to be tempted, another thing to fall.

Temptation Quotes, by William Shakespeare

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A thought which does not result in an action is nothing much, and an action which does not proceed from a thought is nothing at all.

Thought Quotes, by William Shakespeare

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Time is the justice that examines all offenders.

Time Quotes, by William Shakespeare

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So wise so young, they say, do never live long.

Wisdom Quotes, by William Shakespeare

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The lady doth protest too much, me thinks

Women Quotes, by William Shakespeare

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When words are scarce they are seldom spent in vain

Words Quotes, by William Shakespeare

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Her pretty action did outsell her gift, And yet enriched it too. She gave it me and said She prized it once.

Proverbs Quotes, by William Shakespeare , Source: Cymbeline (Iachimo at II, iv)

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One may smile, and smile, and be a villain.

Proverbs Quotes, by William Shakespeare , Source: Hamlet Prince of Denmark (Hamlet at I, v)

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For murder though it have no tongue, will speak With most miraculous organ.

Proverbs Quotes, by William Shakespeare , Source: Hamlet Prince of Denmark (Hamlet at II, ii)

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Thus conscience does make cowards of us all; And thus the native hue of resolution Is sicklied o'er with the pale cast of thought, And enterprises of great pitch and moment, With this regard their currents turn awry, And lose the name of action.

Proverbs Quotes, by William Shakespeare , Source: Hamlet Prince of Denmark (Hamlet at III, i)

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One woe doth tread upon another's heel, So fast they follow.

Proverbs Quotes, by William Shakespeare , Source: Hamlet Prince of Denmark (Gertrude, Queen of Denmark at IV, vii)

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Those, that with haste will make a mighty fire, Begin it with weak straws.

Proverbs Quotes, by William Shakespeare , Source: Julius Caesar (Cassius at I, iii)

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Now out of this nettle, danger, will I pluck the flower, safety.

Proverbs Quotes, by William Shakespeare , Source: King Henry the Fourth, Part I (Hotspur at II, iii)

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O, while you live, tell truth, and shame the devil.

Proverbs Quotes, by William Shakespeare , Source: King Henry the Fourth, Part I (Hotspur at III, i)

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But, Clifford, tell me, didst thou never hear, That things ill got had ever bad success?

Proverbs Quotes, by William Shakespeare , Source: King Henry the Sixth, Part III (King Henry at II, ii)

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And, oftentimes, excusing of a fault, Doth make the fault the worse by the excuse.

Proverbs Quotes, by William Shakespeare , Source: The Life and Death of King John (Pembroke at IV, ii)

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