Silence is the perfectest herald of joy: I were but little happy, if I could say how much
Quote by Shakespeare
My revenue is the silly cheat
Well, if Fortune be a woman, she's a good wench for this gear.
Teach thy necessity to reason thus; There is no virtue like necessity
Present mirth hath present laughter, what's to come is still unsure.
Love is a spirit all compact of fire
Brevity is the soul of wit.
What fates impose, that men must needs abide; It boots not to resist both wind...
Literature is a comprehensive essence of the intellectual life of a nation.
To business that we love we rise betime And go to it with delight
Ambition should be made of sterner stuff.
God has given you one face, and you make yourself another.
Love looks not with eyes, but with the mind.
The better part of valour is discretion.
For I can raise no money by vile means.
What a piece of work is a man! How noble in reason, how infinite in...
To their right praise and true perfection!
Be not afraid of greatness: some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have...
You may my glories and my state depose, But not my griefs; still am I...
Do not be daunted by the enormity of the world's grief. Do justly, now. Love...
What is deservedly suffered must be borne with calmness, but when the pain is unmerited,...