William Shakespeare Quotes

11 November 2014

Thy jealous fits Have scared thy husband from the use of wits.

11 November 2014

Though they are of monstrous shape, yet note Their manners are more gentle, kind, than of Our human generation you shall find Many, nay, almost any.

11 November 2014

There is special providence in the fall of a sparrow. If it be now, 'tis not to come; if it be not to come, it will be now; if it be not now, yet it will come—the readiness is all.

11 November 2014

Wooing, wedding, and repenting, is as a Scotch jig, a measure, and a cinquepace; the first suit is hot and hasty, like a Scotch jig, and full as fantastical; the wedding, mannerly-modest, as a measure, full of state and ancientry; and then comes repentance and, with his bad legs, falls into the cinquepace faster and faster, till he sink into his grave.

11 November 2014

You are come in very happy time To bear my greeting to the senators And tell them that I will not come today.

11 November 2014

Fathers that wear rags Do make their children blind, But fathers that bear bags Shall see their children kind. Fortune, that arrant whore, Ne'er turns the key to the poor.

11 November 2014

Falstaff. What wind blew you hither, Pistol? Pistol. Not the ill wind which blows no man to good.

11 November 2014

O cunning enemy, that to catch a saint, With saints doth bait thy hook! Most dangerous Is that temptation that doth goad us on To sin in loving virtue.

11 November 2014

Let us presently go sit in council, How covert matters may be best disclosed And open perils surest answered.

11 November 2014

Beatrice. Will you go hear this news, signor? Benedick. I will live in thy heart, die in thy lap and be buried in thy eyes; and moreover, I will go with thee to thy uncle's.