Quotes

11 November 2014
Richard. Give me a calendar. Who saw the sun today? Ratcliffe. Not I, my lord. Richard. Then he disdains to shine, for by the book He should have braved the east an hour ago. A black day will it be to somebody.
11 November 2014
You common cry of curs, whose breath I hate As reek a'th'rotten fens, whose loves I prize As the dead carcasses of unburied men That do corrupt my air—I banish you!
11 November 2014
Nothing can we call our own but death, And that small model of the barren earth Which serves as paste and cover to our bones.
11 November 2014
Lear. How old art thou? Kent. Not so young, sir, to love a woman for singing, nor so old to dote on her for anything.
11 November 2014
Adieu, and take thy praise with thee to heaven!
11 November 2014
They that have power to hurt and will do none, That do not do the thing they most do show, Who, moving others, are themselves as stone, Unmoved, cold, and to temptation slow— They rightly do inherit heaven's graces And husband nature's riches from expense; They are the lords and owners of their faces, Others but stewards of their excellence. The summer's flower is to the summer sweet, Though to itself it only live and die; But if that flower with base infection meet, The basest weed outbraves his dignity: For sweetest things turn sourest by their deeds; Lilies that fester smell far worse than weeds.
11 November 2014
Perseverance, dear my lord, Keeps honor bright; to have done is to hang Quite out of fashion, like a rusty mail, In monumental mockery.
11 November 2014
When we are born, we cry that we are come To this great stage of fools.
11 November 2014
A surfeit of the sweetest things The deepest loathing to the stomach brings.
11 November 2014
Nothing in his life Became him like the leaving it. He died As one that had been studied in his death To throw away the dearest thing he owed As 'twere a careless trifle.

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