(William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British dramatist, poet. Puck, in A Midsummer Night's Dream, act 3, sc. 2, l. 380.
The morning star, or Venus, precursor of dawn (Venus is also goddess of love, and here heralds the reconciliation of the lovers in the play).)
Foolery, sir, does walk about the orb like the sun, it shines everywhere.
(William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British dramatist, poet. Feste, in Twelfth Night, act 3, sc. 1, l. 38-9.
To Cesario (Viola in disguise), varying the proverb, "the sun shines on all alike"; "foolery" is Feste's profession, but also means foolish behavior.)