He that loves to be flattered is worthy o' the flatterer.
Parting is such sweet sorrow.
Parting is such sweet sorrow that I shall say goodnight till it be morrow.
Maids want nothing but husbands, and when they have them, they want everything.
Expectation is the root of all heartache.
Death is a fearful thing.
The attempt and not the deed confounds us.
Ambition should be made of sterner stuff.
There's not a note of mine that's worth the noting.
It is the stars, The stars above us, govern our conditions.
The valiant never taste of death but once.
An overflow of good converts to bad.
Virtue is bold, and goodness never fearful.
As soon go kindle fire with snow, as seek to quench the fire of love with words.
I will praise any man that will praise me.
What, man, defy the devil. Consider, he's an enemy to mankind.
'Tis better to bear the ills we have than fly to others that we know not of.
'Tis best to weigh the enemy more mighty than he seems.
Poor and content is rich, and rich enough.
Poor and content is rich, and rich enough; But riches fineless is as poor as winter To him that ever fears he shall be poor;– Good heaven, the souls of all my tribe defend From jealousy!
Men shut their doors against a setting sun.
It will have blood, they say; blood will have blood.
False face must hide what the false heart doth know.
One touch of nature makes the whole world kin.
One touch of nature makes the whole world kin, That all with one consent praise new-born gauds, Though they are made and moulded of things past, And give to dust that is a little gilt More laud than gilt o'er-dusted. The present eye praises the present object.
Pleasure and action make the hours seem short.
In a false quarrel there is no true valor.
Most dangerous is that temptation that doth goad us on to sin in loving virtue.
Love is a smoke made with the fume of sighs.
With mirth and laughter let old wrinkles come.
With mirth and laughter let old wrinkles come. And let my liver rather heat with wine, than my heart cool with mortifying groans.
Our peace shall stand as firm as rocky mountains.
A man loves the meat in his youth that he cannot endure in his age.
Brevity is the soul of wit.
The robbed that smiles, steals something from the thief.
Having nothing, nothing can he lose.
When we are born we cry that we are come to this great stage of fools.
There's many a man has more hair than wit.
Some rise by sin, and some by virtue fall.
The devil can cite Scripture for his purpose.
Life is as tedious as twice-told tale, vexing the dull ear of a drowsy man.
'Tis one thing to be tempted, another thing to fall.
I say there is no darkness but ignorance.
They say miracles are past.
Heat not a furnace for your foe so hot that it do singe yourself.
Lawless are they that make their wills their law.
But if it be a sin to covet honour, I am the most offending soul alive.
We are time's subjects, and time bids be gone.
I see that the fashion wears out more apparel than the man.
Such as we are made of, such we be.
How oft the sight of means to do ill deeds makes ill deeds done!
Time and the hour run through the roughest day.
Love sought is good, but given unsought, is better.
No, I will be the pattern of all patience; I will say nothing.
Words, words, mere words, no matter from the heart.
Things won are done, joy's soul lies in the doing.
The lady doth protest too much, methinks.
What is past is prologue.
My crown is called content, a crown that seldom kings enjoy.
Wisely, and slow. They stumble that run fast.
How well he's read, to reason against reading!
Is it not strange that desire should so many years outlive performance?
Desire of having is the sin of covetousness.
Sweet mercy is nobility's true badge.
But men are men; the best sometimes forget.
Suspicion always haunts the guilty mind.
Better three hours too soon than a minute too late.
It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves.
A fool thinks himself to be wise, but a wise man knows himself to be a fool.
Suit the action to the word, the word to the action.
Suit the action to the word : the word to the action : with this special observance that you o'erstep not the modesty of nature.
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