I would fain die a dry death.
Quote by Shakespeare
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He is the half part of a blessed man, left to be finished by such...
When sorrows come, they come not single spies, but in battalions!
A ministering angel shall my sister be.
Absence from those we love is self from self - a deadly banishment.
Nothing can come of nothing.
I cannot tell what the dickens his name is
Virtue itself scapes not calumnious strokes.
Who could refrain that had a heart to love and in that heart courage to...
The very substance of the ambitious is merely the shadow of a dream.
I tax not you, you elements, with unkindness
It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves.
For mine own part, it was Greek to me
It is neither good nor bad, but thinking makes it so.
There is occasions and causes why and wherefore in all things.
My library was dukedom large enough.
His words are bonds, his oaths are oracles; his love sincere, his thoughts immaculate; his...
A friend is one that knows you as you are, understands where you have been,...
The progress of this famous plant has been something like the progress of truth; suspected...
Nothing separates the generations more than music. By the time a child is eight or...
There is no more lovely, friendly, and charming relationship, communion, or company than a good...