William Shakespeare
Warwickshire

Quotes

11 November 2014
Glory is like a circle in the water, Which never ceaseth to enlarge itself, Till by broad spreading it disperse to nought.
11 November 2014
Is there any cause in nature that make these hard hearts?
11 November 2014
We have the receipt of fern-seed, we walk invisible.
11 November 2014
I am thy father's spirit, Doomed for a certain term to walk the night, And for the day confined to fast in fires, Till the foul crimes done in my days of nature Are burnt and purged away. But that I am forbid To tell the secrets of my prison house, I could a tale unfold whose lightest word Would harrow up thy soul, freeze thy young blood, Make thy two eyes like stars start from their spheres, Thy knotted and combined locks to part, And each particular hair to stand on end Like quills upon the fretful porpentine. But this eternal blazon must not be To ears of flesh and blood.
11 November 2014
The spirit that I have seen May be the devil, and the devil hath power T'assume a pleasing shape.
11 November 2014
But soft, behold! lo where it comes again! I'll cross it though it blast me. Stay, illusion!
11 November 2014
Dangerous conceits are in their natures poisons, Which at the first are scarce found to distaste, But with a little act upon the blood Burn like the mines of sulphur.
11 November 2014
That we shall die, we know; 'tis but the time, And drawing days out, that men stand upon.
11 November 2014
This day is called the Feast of Crispian. He that outlives this day and comes safe home Will stand a-tiptoe when this day is named And rouse him at the name of Crispian.
11 November 2014
For, ere Demetrius looked on Hermia's eyne, He hailed down oaths that he was only mine, And when this hail some heat from Hermia felt, So he dissolved, and showers of oaths did melt.

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