William Shakespeare Quotes and Sayings

A man loves the meat in his youth that he cannot endure in his age. ~William Shakespeare

A fool thinks himself to be wise, but a wise man knows himself to be a fool. ~William Shakespeare

Cowards die many times before their deaths; the valiant never taste of death but once. ~William Shakespeare

God has given you one face, and you make yourself another. ~William Shakespeare

The devil can cite Scripture for his purpose. ~William Shakespeare

The empty vessel makes the loudest sound. ~William Shakespeare

Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them. ~William Shakespeare

Talking isn’t doing. It is a kind of good deed to say well; and yet words are not deeds. ~William Shakespeare

The evil that men do lives after them; the good is oft interred with their bones. ~William Shakespeare

Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none. ~William Shakespeare

Action is eloquence. ~William Shakespeare

Strong reasons make strong actions. ~William Shakespeare

Listen to many, speak to a few. ~William Shakespeare

The love of heaven makes one heavenly. ~William Shakespeare

‘Tis one thing to be tempted, another thing to fall. ~William Shakespeare

To be, or not to be: that is the question. ~William Shakespeare

It is not enough to help the feeble up, but to support him after. ~William Shakespeare

Be great in act, as you have been in thought. ~William Shakespeare

No legacy is so rich as honesty. ~William Shakespeare

I wasted time, and now doth time waste me. ~William Shakespeare

Having nothing, nothing can he lose. ~William Shakespeare

My pride fell with my fortunes. ~William Shakespeare

Suspicion always haunts the guilty mind. ~William Shakespeare

It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves.

Hell is empty and all the devils are here. ~William Shakespeare

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. ~William Shakespeare

Uneasy lies the head that wears a crown. ~William Shakespeare

It is a wise father that knows his own child. ~William Shakespeare

‘Tis best to weigh the enemy more mighty than he seems. ~William Shakespeare

Speak low, if you speak love. ~William Shakespeare

Maids want nothing but husbands, and when they have them, they want everything. ~William Shakespeare

Love sought is good, but given unsought, is better. ~William Shakespeare

How sharper than a serpent’s tooth it is to have a thankless child! ~William Shakespeare

Virtue is bold, and goodness never fearful. ~William Shakespeare

Some rise by sin, and some by virtue fall. ~William Shakespeare

Give every man thy ear, but few thy voice. ~William Shakespeare

Poor and content is rich, and rich enough. ~William Shakespeare

Is it not strange that desire should so many years outlive performance? ~William Shakespeare

My crown is called content, a crown that seldom kings enjoy. ~William Shakespeare

What’s done can’t be undone. ~William Shakespeare

Such as we are made of, such we be. ~William Shakespeare

Nothing can come of nothing. ~William Shakespeare

The lunatic, the lover, and the poet, are of imagination all compact. ~William Shakespeare

This above all; to thine own self be true. ~William Shakespeare

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