YSU Ijevan Branch is pleased to share quotes by a renowned writer William Shakespeare.
- “My tongue will tell the anger of my heart, or else my heart concealing it will break”
- We are such stuff as dreams are made on; and our little life is rounded with a sleep”
- “Love like a shadow flies when substance love pursues
- Pursuing that that flies, and flying what pursues”
- Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them.
- All the world’s a stage, and all the men and women merely players: they have their exits and their entrances; and one man in his time plays many parts, his acts being seven ages. Good night, good night!
- Parting is such sweet sorrow, that I shall say good night till it be morrow. Cowards die many times before their deaths; the valiant never taste of death but once.
- How far that little candle throws its beams! So shines a good deed in a naughty world.
- Hell is empty and all the devils are here.
- We are such stuff as dreams are made on; and our little life is rounded with a sleep.
- Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind, And therefore is winged Cupid painted blind.
- There is no darkness but ignorance.
- Reputation is an idle and most false imposition; oft got without merit, and lost without deserving.
- There’s no art to find the mind’s construction in the face. How poor are they that have not patience! What wound did ever heal but by degrees?
- My crown is called content, a crown that seldom kings enjoy.
- Most dangerous is that temptation that doth goad us on to sin in loving virtue.
- Men are April when they woo, December when they wed. Maids are May when they are maids, but the sky changes when they are wives.
- False face must hide what the false heart doth know. Now, God be praised, that to believing souls gives light in darkness, comfort in despair.
- If to do were as easy as to know what were good to do, chapels had been churches, and poor men’s cottage princes’ palaces.
- Lawless are they that make their wills their law.
- ‘Tis best to weigh the enemy more mighty than he seems.
- Mind your speech a little lest you should mar your fortunes.
- Give every man thy ear, but few thy voice.
- Our peace shall stand as firm as rocky mountains.
- Let me embrace thee, sour adversity, for wise men say it is the wisest course.
- Give me my robe, put on my crown; I have Immortal longings in me.
- Desire of having is the sin of covetousness.
- Love sought is good, but given unsought, is better.
- Sweet mercy is nobility’s true badge.
- We cannot conceive of matter being formed of nothing, since things require a seed to start from… Therefore there is not anything which returns to nothing, but all things return dissolved into their elements.
- If you can look into the seeds of time, and say which grain will grow and which will not, speak then unto me.
- Things done well and with a care, exempt themselves from fear.
- The devil can cite Scripture for his purpose.
- I had rather have a fool to make me merry than experience to make me sad and to travel for it too!
- There have been many great men that have flattered the people who ne’er loved them.
- I were better to be eaten to death with a rust than to be scoured to nothing with perpetual motion.
- Teach not thy lip such scorn, for it was made For kissing, lady, not for such contempt.
- There was never yet fair woman but she made mouths in a glass.
- Now is the winter of our discontent.
- “Moderate lamentation is the right of the dead, excessive grief the enemy to the living.”
- There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio,
Than are dreamt of in your philosophy
- Cowards die many times before their deaths; The valiant never taste of death but once.”
- Men at some time are masters of their fates:
The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars,
But in ourselves, that we are underlings
- My words fly up, my thoughts remain below:
Words without thoughts never to heaven go.”
- Young men’s love then lies
Not truly in their hearts, but in their eyes.”
- Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind,
And therefore is wing’d Cupid painted blind.”
- …be not afraid of greatness. Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon ’em.”
- Lord, what fools these mortals be!’
- There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.’
- Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind; and therefore is winged Cupid painted blind.’