Quotes

11 November 2014
There's no more faith in thee than in a stewed prune.
11 November 2014
O Lady Fortune, Stand you auspicious!
11 November 2014
There is a tide in the affairs of men Which, taken at the flood, leads on to fortune; Omitted, all the voyage of their life Is bound in shallows and in miseries.
11 November 2014
O, how much more doth beauty beauteous seem By that sweet ornament which truth doth give! The rose looks fair, but fairer we it deem For that sweet odor which doth in it live. The canker-blooms have full as deep a dye As the perfumed tincture of the roses, Hang on such thorns, and play as wantonly When summer's breath their masked buds discloses. But, for their virtue only is their show. They live unwooed and unrespected fade, Die to themselves. Sweet roses do not so; Of their sweet deaths are sweetest odors made. And so of you, beauteous and lovely youth, When that shall vade, by verse distills your truth
11 November 2014
My decayèd fair A sunny look of his would soon repair.
11 November 2014
I am sure, Though you can guess what temperance should be, You know not what it is.
11 November 2014
Blow, blow, thou winter wind! Thou art not so unkind As man's ingratitude; Thy tooth is not so keen Because thou art not seen, Although thy breath be rude.
11 November 2014
Whether, if you yield not to your father's choice, You can endure the livery of a nun, For aye to be in shady cloister mewed, To live a barren sister all your life, Chanting faint hymns to the cold fruitless moon. Thrice blessed they that master so their blood To undergo such maiden pilgrimage.
11 November 2014
Women are angels, wooing; Things won are done, joy's soul lies in the doing. That she beloved knows naught that knows not this: Men prize the thing ungained more than it is. That she was never yet that ever knew Love got so sweet as when desire did sue. Therefore this maxim out of love I teach: Achievement is command; ungained, beseech. Then though my heart's content firm love doth bear, Nothing of that shall from mine eyes appear.
11 November 2014
Down, thou climbing sorrow, Thy element's below.

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