William Shakespeare Quotes

We are advertised by our loving friends. (Henry VI)

Sweet are the uses of adversity; Which, like the toad, ugly and venomous, Wears yet a precious jewel in his head… (As You Like It)

Adversity’s sweet milk, philosophy. (Romeo and Juliet)

And do as adversaries do in law, strive mightily, but eat and drink as friends. (The Taming of the Shrew)

I would there were no age between sixteen and three-and-twenty, or that youth would sleep out the rest; for there is nothing in the between but getting wenches with child, wronging the ancientry, stealing, fighting. (The Winter’s Tale)

We must take the current when it serves, Or lose our ventures. (Julius Caesar)

Things won are done, joy’s soul lies in the doing. (Troilus and Cressida)

If to do were as easy as to know what were good to do, chapels had been churches and poor men’s cottages prince’s palaces. (The Merchant of Venice)

Stay we no longer, dreaming of renown, But sound the trumpets, and about our task. (Henry VI)

Action is eloquence. (Coriolanus)