"You have too ..." Quote of William Shakespeare

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

You have too much respect upon the world. They lose it that do buy it with much care.

William Shakespeare
William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British dramatist, poet. Gratiano, in The Merchant of Venice, act 1, sc. 1, l. 74-5. Telling Antonio he has too anxious a regard ("respect") for his business affairs ("upon the world").