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

Tuesday, November 11, 2014
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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").
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