Quotes

11 November 2014
Not marble nor the gilded monuments Of princes shall outlive this powerful rime; But you shall shine more bright in these contents Than unswept stone, besmeared with sluttish time. When wasteful war shall statues overturn, And broils root out the work of masonry, Nor Mars his sword nor war's quick fire shall burn The living record of your memory.
11 November 2014
O, beware, my lord, of jealousy! It is the green-ey'd monster which doth mock The meat it feeds on. That cuckold lives in bliss Who, certain of his fate, loves not his wronger; But, O, what damned minutes tells he o'er Who dotes, yet doubts, suspects, yet strongly loves!
11 November 2014
You'd be so lean that blasts of January Would blow you through and through.
11 November 2014
The quality of mercy is not strained. It droppeth as the gentle rain from heaven Upon the place beneath. It is twice blest: It blesseth him that gives, and him that takes. 'Tis mightiest in the mightiest. It becomes The thronèd monarch better than his crown.
11 November 2014
I am trusted with a muzzle and enfranchised with a clog; therefore I have decreed not to sing in my cage.
11 November 2014
You are my true and honorable wife, As dear to me as are the ruddy drops That visit my sad heart.
11 November 2014
The complexion of the element In favor's like the work we have in hand, Most bloody-fiery, and most terrible.
11 November 2014
Come, civil night, Thou sober-suited matron all in black.
11 November 2014
A man can die but once, we owe God a death.
11 November 2014
My grief lies all within, And these external manners of laments Are merely shadows to the unseen grief That swells with silence in the tortured soul. There lies the substance.

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