The attempt and not the deed confounds us.
Quote by Shakespeare
That man that hath a tongue, I say, is no man, if with his tongue...
The fashion wears out more apparel than the man.
There is nothing either good or bad but thinking makes it so.
Age, I do abhor thee, youth, I do adore thee.
Desire of having is the sin of covetousness.
Is there no respect of place, persons, nor time in you?
The robbed that smiles, steals something from the thief.
Ingratitude is monstrous
Praising what is lost Makes the remembrance dear
I must be cruel only to be kind
Be absolute for death; either death or life Shall thereby be the sweeter.
Let every eye negotiate for itself and trust no agent.
Love goes toward love, as schoolboys from their books; But love from love, toward school...
Let us not burden our remembrances with a heaviness that's gone
She's gone. I am abused, and my relief must be to loathe her
My revenue is the silly cheat
Heaven give you many, many merry days! - from The Merry Wives of Windsor
For when we rage, advice is often seen By blunting us to make our wits...
To my great-grandfather I owed the advice to dispense with the education of the schools...
To accept good advice is but to increase one's own ability.