This the curse of service: Preferment goes by letter and affection, and not by old gradation, where each second stood heir to the first.
Quote by Shakespeare
The love of heaven makes one heavenly.
Love is a spirit all compact of fire
One touch of nature makes the whole world kin.
Virtue is bold, and goodness never fearful.
Your tale sir, would cure deafness
If you have tears, prepare to shed them now.
Nothing can come of nothing.
A very honest woman but something given to lie
Temptation is the fire that brings up the scum of the heart.
Our remedies oft in ourselves do lie Which we ascribe to heaven.
When to the sessions of sweet silent thought I summon up remembrance of things past,...
Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none; be able for thine enemy rather...
But love is blind, and lovers cannot see The pretty follies that themselves commit, For...
Do not tell me, for I've heard it all, there is too much to do...
What a piece of work is a man! How noble in reason, how infinite in...
My library was dukedom large enough.
Love is a smoke made with the fume of sighs
There have been many great men that have flattered the people who ne'er loved them.
O thou invisible spirit of wine, if thou hast no name to be known by,...
The empty vessel makes the loudest sound.