William Shakespeare Quotes

Sleep thou, and I will wind thee in my arms. (A Midsummer Night’s Dream)

Sleep she as sound as careless infancy. (The Merry Wives of Windsor)

In sleep a king, but, waking, no such matter. (Sonnet 87)

Wisely, and slow. They stumble that run fast. (Romeo and Juliet)

O sleep, thou ape of death! (Cymbeline)

Methought I heard a voice cry “Sleep no more! Macbeth does murder sleep,” the innocent sleep, Sleep that knits up the ravell’d sleave of care, The death of each day’s life, sore labor’s bath, Balm of hurt minds, great nature’s second course, Chief nourisher in life’s feast. (Macbeth)

Done to death by slanderous tongues. (Much Ado About Nothing)

No, ’tis slander, Whose edge is sharper than the sword, whose tongue Outvenoms all the worms of Nile, whose breath Rides on the posting winds and doth belie All corners of the world; kings, queens, and states, Maids, matrons, nay, the secrets of the grave This viperous slander enters. (Cymbeline)

Slander, Whose sting is sharper than the sword’s. (The Winter’s Tale)

Hamlet: Do you see yonder cloud that’s almost in shape of a camel? Polonius: By th’ mass and ’tis, like a camel indeed. Hamlet: Methinks it is like a weasel. Polonius: It is backed like a weasel. Hamlet: Or like a whale. Polonius: Very like a whale. (Hamlet)