The saying is true, The empty vessel makes the greatest sound
Quote by Shakespeare
This the curse of service: Preferment goes by letter and affection, and not by old...
So our virtues Lie in the interpretation of the time
Virtue itself scapes not calumnious strokes.
There's no trust, no faith, no honesty in men; all perjured, all forsworn, all naught,...
A man loves the meat in his youth that he cannot endure in his age.
They have a plentiful lack of wit
Nothing is so common-place as to wish to be remarkable.
Who wooed in haste and means to wed at leisure
Conversation should be pleasant without scurrility, witty without affectation, free without indecency, learned without conceitedness,...
When lenity and cruelty play for a kingdom, the gentler gamester is the soonest winner.
To thine own self be true, and it must follow, as the night the day,...
Show me someone who doesn't dream about the future and I'll show you someone who...
I may neither choose who I would, nor refuse who I dislike; so is the...
Adversity's sweet milk, philosophy
Ambition should be made of sterner stuff.
Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind; and therefore is winged Cupid...
But men are men; the best sometimes forget.
Now is the winter of our discontent.
O! for a muse of fire, that would ascend the brightest heaven of invention.
There's no art to find the mind's construction in the face.