110 William Shakespeare Quotes And Sayings

William Shakespeare Quotes-The great, famous man William Shakespeare was renowned for his writing skills. Shakespeare was also a prominent poet as well as an actor. This man did quote so many words of wisdom. He was very inspiring and a good teacher too.  His wise words will remain forever to teach many generations. William Shakespeare Quotes are legendary and shall last forever. The following are some of his words of wisdom


Suspicion Always Haunts the Guilty Mind – William Shakespeare

A guilty person knows that they are involved in a certain action and more especially an action that is not good. You can always tell that a person is guilty by simply judging his actions.  The person is restless and does not act normally. These behaviors are exhibited due to their fear or rather a guilt. Even in a court of law the person who is most suspected always or in most cases turn to be guilty.


110 Shakespeare love Quotes


“I’ll follow thee and make a heaven of hell, To die upon the hand I love so well.”


“Love is heavy and light, bright and dark, hot and cold, sick and healthy, asleep and awake- its everything except what it is!”


“Parting is such sweet sorrow.”


“With love’s light wings did I o’erperch these walls, For stony limits cannot hold love out.”


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“See how she leans her cheek upon her hand, O that I were a glove upon that hand that I might touch that cheek!”


“I loved Ophelia: Forty thousand brothers Could not, with all their quantity of love, Make up my sum.”


“Love is begun by time, And time qualifies the spark and fire of it.”


“This is the very ecstasy of love.”


“Where love is great, the littlest doubts are fear; when little fears grow great, great love grows there.”


“To say the truth, reason and love keep little company together nowadays.”


“Love’s stories written in love’s richest books. To fan the moonbeams from his sleeping eyes.”


“Love can transpose to form and dignity.”


This bud of love by summer’s ripening breath, May prove a beauteous flower when next we meet.”


“Alas, that love, so gentle in his view, Should be so tyrannous and rough in proof.”


“Lovers can do their amorous rites by their own beauties.”


“Young men’s love then lies Not truly in their hearts but in their eyes.”


“Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind, and therefore is winged Cupid painted blind.”


“Cupid is a knavish lad, thus to make females mad.”


“So we grew together, Like to a double cherry, seeming parted, But yet an union in partition, Two lovely berries moulded on one stem.”


“Speak low if you speak love.”


“Love goes by haps; Some Cupid kills with arrows, some with traps.”


“I will not be sworn but love may transform me to an oyster.”


“She will die if you love her not, And she will die ere she might make her love known.”


“I do love nothing in the world so well as you—is not that strange?”


“For stony limits cannot hold love out, And what love can do that dares love attempt.”


“Did my heart love till now? Forswear it, sight! For I ne’er saw true beauty till this night.”


“Do thou but close our hands with holy words, Then love-devouring death do what he dare; It is enough I may but call her mine.”


“My bounty is as boundless as the sea, My love as deep. The more I give to thee, The more I have, for both are infinite.”


“Love is a smoke raised with the fume of sighs; Being purged, a fire sparkling in lovers’ eyes; Being vexed, a sea nourished with loving tears. What is it else? A madness most discreet, A choking gall, and a preserving sweet.”


“Lovers ever run before the clock.”


“One half of me is yours, the other half yours—Mine own, I would say; but if mine, then yours, And so all yours.”


“Beshrew your eyes, They have o’erlooked me and divided me. One half of me is yours, the other half yours— Mine own, I would say. But if mine, then yours, And so all yours.”


“O love, be moderate. Allay thy ecstasy. In measure rein thy joy.”


“So long as men can breathe or eyes can see, so long lives this, and this gives life to thee.”


“For thy sweet love remembered such wealth brings, That then I scorn to change my state with kings.”


“Love is not love Which alters when it alteration finds, Or bends with the remover to remove: O no! it is an ever-fixed mark That looks on tempests and is never shaken.”


“Thy sweet love remembered such wealth brings That then I scorn to change my state with kings.”


“So are you to my thoughts as food to life, Or as sweet-seasoned showers are to the ground.”


“Nor did I wonder at the lily’s white, Nor praise the deep vermilion in the rose; They were but sweet, but figures of delight Drawn after you…”


“Oh, love’s best habit is in seeming trust, And age in love loves not to have years told.”


“Love at first sight is real. When we fall in love, we surrender. Love makes fools of us all. “I would not wish any companion in the world but you”


“True love is constant in its affections.True love prefers the beloved over all others and finds safety and security in his or her company.”


“For where thou art, there is the world itself, And where thou art not, desolation”


Shakespeare Life Quotes


“I cannot tell what you and other men
Think of this life; but, for my single self,
I had as lief not be as live to be
In awe of such a thing as I myself.”


“And this our life, exempt from public haunt, Finds tongues in trees, books in the running brooks,
Sermons in stones, and good in everything.”


“The web of our life is of a mingled yarn, good and ill together.”


“This day I breathed first: time is come round,
And where I did begin there shall I end;
My life is run his compass.”


“I bear a charmed life.”


“It is silliness to live when to live is torment; and then have we a prescription to die when death is our physician.”


“Why, what should be the fear?
I do not set my life at a pin’s fee.”


“O gentlemen, the time of life is short!
To spend that shortness basely were too long,
If life did ride upon a dial’s point,
Still ending at the arrival of an hour.”


“Thy life’s a miracle.”


“That but this blow
Might be the be-all and the end-all here,
But here, upon this bank and shoal of time,
We’d jump the life to come.”


“The sands are number’d that make up my life;
Here must I stay, and here my life must end.”


“Nor stony tower, nor walls of beaten brass,
Nor airless dungeon, nor strong links of iron,
Can be retentive to the strength of spirit;
But life, being weary of these worldly bars,
Never lacks power to dismiss itself.”


“Had I but died an hour before this chance,
I had liv’d a blessed time; for, from this instant,
There’s nothing serious in mortality:
All is but toys; renown, and grace is dead;
The wine of life is drawn, and the mere lees
Is left this vault to brag of.”


“So weary with disasters, tugg’d with fortune,
That I would set my life on any chance,
To mend, or be rid on’t.”


“And so, from hour to hour, we ripe and ripe.
And then, from hour to hour, we rot and rot;
And thereby hangs a tale.”


“Reason thus with life:
If I do lose thee, I do lose a thing
That none but fools would keep.”


“Life is a shuttle.”


“And a man’s life’s no more than to say ‘One’”


“Let life be short: else shame will be too long.”


“A man can die but once.”


“We are such stuff as dreams are made on and our little life is rounded with a sleep.”


“If you prick us, do we not bleed? If you tickle us, do we not laugh? If you poison us, do we not die? And if you wrong us, shall we not revenge?”


“Life’s but a walking shadow, a poor player, that struts and frets his hour upon the stage, and then is heard no more; it is a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing.


“Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them.”


“And this, our life, exempt from public haunt, finds tongues in trees, books in the running brooks, sermons in stones, and good in everything.”


“The time of life is short; to spend that shortness basely were too long.”


“Lay aside life-harming heaviness, And entertain a cheerful disposition.”


“The evil that men do lives after them; the good is oft interred with their bones.”


“So wise so young, they say, never do live long.”


“By medicine life may be prolonged, yet death will seize the doctor too.”


“Though well we may not pass upon his life
Without the form of justice, yet our power
Shall do a courtesy to our wrath, which men
May blame, but not control.”


“There where my fortune lives, there my life dies.”


“You cannot, sir, take from me any thing that I will more willingly part withal: except my life, except my life, except my life.”


“Out and out,brief candle!
Life’s but a walking shadow,
A poor player that struts and frets his hour upon the stage, and then is heard no more:
It is a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing.”


“O excellent! I love long life better than figs.”


“It is silliness to live when to live is torment; and then have we a prescription to die when death is our physician.”


“Why, what should be the fear?
I do not set my life at a pin’s fee.”


Shakespeare Famous Quotes


“The king’s name is a tower of strength.”


“To climb steep hills requires a slow pace at first.”


“Our doubts are traitors and make us lose the good we oft might win by fearing to attempt.”


“To be honest, as this world goes, is to be one man picked out of ten thousand.”


“Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them.”


“The robbed that smiles, steals something from the thief.”


“One may smile, and smile, and be a villain.”


“Friendship is constant in all other things, save in the office and affairs of love.”


“This above all; to thine own self be true.”


“Words are easy, like the wind; Faithful friends are hard to find.”


“God has given you one face, and you make yourself another.”


“It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves.”


“Having my freedom, boast of nothing else.”


“The Eyes are the window to your soul.”


“Beauty is bought by judgement of the eye.”


“True hope is swift, and flies with swallow’s wings.”


“Pain pays the income of each precious thing.”


“Love sought is good, but given unsought, is better.”


“Be not afraid of greatness.”


“No legacy is so rich as honesty.”


“Honesty is the best policy. If I lose mine honor, I lose myself.”


“A smile cures the wounding of a frown.”


“Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none.”


“Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them.”


“Truth is truth to the end of reckoning.”


“Be not afraid of greatness. Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and others have greatness thrust upon them.”


“We know what we are, but know not what we may be.”


“Sweet are the uses of adversity which, like the toad, ugly and venomous, wears yet a precious jewel in his head.”


“Our doubts are traitors and make us lose the good we oft might win by fearing to attempt.”


“Give every man thy ear, but few thy voice.”


“Uneasy lies the head that wears the crown.”


“How poor are they that have not patience! What wound did ever heal but by degrees?”


“Nothing can come of nothing.”


Literally, when a drum that is empty is hit it produces a very loud sound, unlike a drum that is filled with either water or any other substance.  The drum is likened to a fool, or rather a person who has no content. A fool will always be the first to complain without considering the presented options. The fools tend to make a quick judgment and without considering ample ways to reconcile, they choose to make quarrels. The wise people are normally quiet and solve issues in ample respectable ways.


Wisely, And slow. They Stumble That Run Fast – William Shakespeare

Being the first in the race does not mean that you will win.  The day to day activities needs to be done with care and slowly. The things that are done fast are prone to errors and in most cases, they do not end up well. When you dedicate enough time to the work that you do, then you are sure to produce the best output.

Things Won Are Done, Joy’s Soul Lies In the Doing – William Shakespeare

You can never achieve by simply doing nothing.  Only the people who put their effort in work are rewarded. Once you are rewarded for the hard work, you will realize the worth of the struggle. The lazy people want to get rewarded for doing nothing, but this does not normally happen, rewards only go to the deserving.

William Shakespeare Quotes are like a sword that cut through the wound. They do not compromise or condone the vices in the society.