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					A wretched soul, bruised with adversity, We bid be quiet when we hear it cry; But were we burdened with like weight of pain, As much or more we should ourselves complain. William Shakespeare Action is eloquence. William Shakespeare And since you know you cannot see yourself, so well as by reflection, I, your glass, will modestly discover to yourself, that of yourself which you yet know not of. William Shakespeare And thus I clothe my naked villainy With old odd ends, stol'n forth of holy writ; And seem a saint, when most I play the devil. William Shakespeare Assume a virtue, if you have it not. William Shakespeare Be great in act, as you have been in thought. William Shakespeare Blow, blow, thou winter wind Thou art not so unkind, As man's ingratitude. William Shakespeare - More quotations on: [Winter] Conversation should be pleasant without scurrility, witty without affectation, free without indecency, learned without conceitedness, novel without falsehood. William Shakespeare For they are yet ear-kissing arguments. William Shakespeare - More quotations on: [Argument] Free from gross passion or of mirth or anger constant in spirit, not swerving with the blood, garnish'd and deck'd in modest compliment, not working with the eye without the ear, and but in purged judgement trusting neither? Such and so finely bolted didst thou seem. William Shakespeare Glory is like a circle in the water, Which never ceaseth to enlarge itself, Till by broad spreading it disperses to naught. William Shakespeare - More quotations on: [Fame] God bless thee; and put meekness in thy mind, love, charity, obedience, and true duty! William Shakespeare He who has injured thee was either stronger or weaker than thee. If weaker, spare him; if stronger, spare thyself. William Shakespeare His life was gentle; and the elements So mixed in him, that Nature might stand up, And say to all the world, THIS WAS A MAN! William Shakespeare

How poor are they who have not patience! What wound did ever heal but by degrees. William Shakespeare - More quotations on: [Patience] How use doth breed a habit in a man. William Shakespeare I am not bound to please thee with my answers. William Shakespeare I did never know so full a voice issue from so empty a heart: but the saying is true 'The empty vessel makes the greatest sound'. William Shakespeare I dote on his very absence. William Shakespeare I feel within me a peace above all earthly dignities, a still and quiet conscience. William Shakespeare I hate ingratitude more in a man than lying, vainness, babbling, drunkenness, or any taint of vice whose strong corruption inhabits our frail blood. William Shakespeare I must be cruel only to be kind; Thus bad begins, and worse remains behind. William Shakespeare I pray thee cease thy counsel, Which falls into mine ears as profitless as water in a sieve. William Shakespeare I pray you bear me henceforth from the noise and rumour of the field, where I may think the remnant of my thoughts in peace, and part of this body and my soul with contemplation and devout desires. William Shakespeare I wasted time, and now doth time waste me. William Shakespeare I wish you well and so I take my leave, I Pray you know me when we meet again. William Shakespeare Ill deeds are doubled with an evil word. William Shakespeare - More quotations on: [Gossip] In a false quarrel there is no true valour. William Shakespeare In peace there's nothing so becomes a man as modest stillness and humility. William Shakespeare - More quotations on: [Humility] In time we hate that which we often fear. William Shakespeare

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