"He wears his ..." Quote of William Shakespeare

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

He wears his faith but as the fashion of his hat; it ever changes with the next block.

William Shakespeare
William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British dramatist, poet. Beatrice, in Much Ado About Nothing, act 1, sc. 1, l. 75-7. Mocking Benedick as one who changes loyalty to friends (and perhaps religious faith) as often as he changes the fashion of his hat; "block" means mould.