This the curse of service: Preferment goes by letter and affection, and not by old gradation, where each second stood heir to the first.
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Be thou familiar, but by no means vulgar.
We know what we are, but know not what we may be.
I am a man more sinned against than sinning.
God's bodkin, man, much better: use every man after his desert, and who shall scape...
A man cannot make him laugh; but that's no marvel; he drinks no wine
If it be a sin to covet honor, I am the most offending soul.
This above all - to thine own self be true, and it must follow, as...
God has given you one face, and you make yourself another.
When beggars die there are no comets seen; The heavens themselves blaze forth the death...
Our remedies oft in ourselves do lie Which we ascribe to heaven.
Tomorrow, and tomorrow, and tomorrow, Creeps in this petty pace from day to day To...
A gentleman that loves to hear himself talk, will speak more in a minute than...
Our revels now are ended. These our actors, As I foretold you, were all spirits...
Man, proud man, dressed in a little brief authority, like an angry ape, play such...
Methink'st thou art a general offence and every man should beat thee.
Most dangerous is that temptation that doth goad us on to sin in loving virtue.
Who can be patient in extremes?
At your age The hey-day in the blood is tame, it's humble.
Childhood: the period of human life intermediate between the idiocy of infancy and the folly...
Though I look old, yet I am strong and lusty; for in my youth I...
My second favorite household chore is ironing. My first being hitting my head on the...