"So may the ..." Quote of William Shakespeare

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

So may the outward shows be least themselves— The world is still deceived with ornament.

William Shakespeare
William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British dramatist, poet. Bassanio, in The Merchant of Venice, act 3, sc. 2, l. 73-4. Thinking about his choice of caskets; outward appearance may conceal inner reality.