Oft expectation fails, and most oft where most it promises; and oft it hits where hope is coldest; and despair most sits
Quote by Shakespeare
I must be cruel only to be kind
Use every man after his desert, and who should scape whipping?
He that dies pays all debts
Absence from those we love is self from self - a deadly banishment.
'Tis one thing to be tempted, another thing to fall.
There's no trust, no faith, no honesty, in men; all perjured, all forsworn, all nought,...
Like as the waves make towards the pebbl'd shore, so do our minutes, hasten to...
Hell is empty and all the devils are here.
A peace is of the nature of a conquest; for then both parties nobly are...
Give thy thoughts no tongue.
Then a soldier, Full of strange oaths and bearded like the pard, Jealous in honor,...
The painful warrior famous for fight, After a thousand victories, once foil'd, Is from the...
All days are nights to see till I see thee, and nights bright days when...
I dote on his very absence.
I were better to be eaten to death with a rust than to be scoured...
Fortune brings in some boats that are not steered.
When to the sessions of sweet silent thought I summon up remembrance of things past,...
Friendship is but a name; fidelity but an empty name.
An insincere and evil friend is more to be feared than a wild beast; a...
Friends, in my experience, are like ladies' fashions. They come and go with the seasons,...