To wilful men, the injuries that they themselves procure must be their schoolmasters.
Who steals my purse steals trash 'tis something, nothin', 'twas mine, 'tis his, and has been slave to thousands. But he who filches from me my good name, robs me of that which not enriches him and makes me poor indeed.
Self-loving is not so vile a sin, my liege, as self-neglecting.
Though I am not naturally honest, I am sometimes by chance.
I wish you all the joy you can wish.
Life is a tale told by an idiot -- full of sound and fury, signifying nothing.
It is the stars,The stars above us, govern our conditions.
To gild refin
And so, from hour to hour we ripe and ripe,And then from hour to hour we rot and rot,And thereby hangs a tale.
A hit, a very palpable hit.
He's winding up the watch of his wit. By and by it will strike.
A morsel for a monarch.
Orpheus with his lute made trees,And the mountain tops that freeze,Bow themselves when he did sing.
If music be the food of love, then play on.
A rose is a rose is a rose.
If the public likes you, you're good. Shakespeare was a common, down-to-earth writer in his day.
Some must watch, while some must sleep So runs the world away.
What's to come is still unsure In delay there lies no plenty Then come kiss me, sweet and twenty, Youth's a stuff will not endure.
I thought my heart had been wounded with the claws of a lion.
You are not worth the dust which the rude wind Blows in your face.
The worst is death, and death will have his day.
The smallest worm will turn being trodden on.
The world is grown so bad That wrens make prey where eagles dare not perch.
There's no better sign of a brave mind than a hard hand.
Words without thoughts never to heaven go.