Showing posts with label Shakespeare. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Shakespeare. Show all posts

Wednesday, 15 August 2012

Quotes on LOVE

Men have died from time to time and worms have eaten them,

but not for LOVE.

                                  -SHAKESPEARE, As You Like It, IV,1

Quotes on LOVE

But love is blind, and lovers cannot see

The pretty follies that themselves commit.

                                   -SHAKESPEARE, Merchant of Venice, II, 6

Tuesday, 14 August 2012



He blam'd and protested, but join'd in the plan ;

He shared in the plunder, but pitied the man.

                                                   -COWPER, Pity for poor Africans.

 Further Quotes :
To beguile the time,
                    Look like the time; ....................                      .

                        .......... look like the innocent flower,

But be the serpent under't.

                                                                                   -SHAKESPEARE, Macbeth, I,5

No man is a hypocrite in his pleasures .

                                    -S.JOHNSON (Bosewell, Life for the year 1783 )

They set the sign of the cross over their outer doors, and sacrifice to their

 gut and their groin in their inner closets.

                                         -BEN JONSON,  Explorata 

Hypocrisy is the homage which vice pays to virtue.

                                   -LA ROCHEFOUCAULD, Maxims, 218


With one hand he put

A penny in the urn of poverty ,

And with the other took  a shilling out.

                                                               -ROBERT POLLOK, The Course of Time

Monday, 13 August 2012

Quotes on PAIN

One firm burns out another's burning;

One pain is lessen'd by anothers anguish.

                                           -SHAKESPEARE, Romeo and Julier, 1,2

Wednesday, 8 August 2012

Quotes on TRAVEL


Home-keeping youth have ever homely wits .....

I would rather entreat thy company

To see the wonders of the world abroad

Thoan, living daily sluggardized at home,

Wear out thy youth with shapeless idleness.

                                    -SHAKESPEARE, Two Gentlemen of Verona, I, 1

Tuesday, 7 August 2012

Quotes on RAIN

           When that I was and a little tiny boy ,

                With hey, ho the wind and the rain,

          A foolish thing was but a toy,

                  For the rain it raineth every day.

                                              -SHAKESPEARE, Twelfth Night, V,(end)

Monday, 6 August 2012

Quotes on NAME

What's in a name ? That which we call a rose

By any other name would smell as sweet ;

                         -SHAKESPEARE, Romeo  and Juliet, II,2

Wednesday, 1 August 2012

Quotes on PATIENCE

Since you will buckle fortune on my back,

To bear her burthen, whether I will or no,

I must have patience to endure the load.

                            -SHAKESPEARE, Richard  III, III, 7


That which in mean men we intitle patience

Is pale cold cowardise in noble breasts.

                         -SHAKESPEARE, Richard II, 1,2

Sunday, 29 July 2012


Why, man, he doth bestride the narrow world

Like a  Colossus, and we pretty men

Walk under his huge legs and peep about

To find ourselves dishonourable graves.

                                -SHAKESPEARE ,Julius Caesar, I, 2


But be not afraid of greatness: some are born great,

some achieve greatness and some have greatness thrust upon 'em.

                                          -SHAKESPEARE, Twelfth Night, II, 5

Thursday, 26 July 2012

Quote on RUMOUR

Rumour is a pipe

Blown by surmises, jealousies, conjectures.

                                                        -SHAKESPEARE, Henry IV, II, Induction

Quotes on SLANDER

Whose edge is sharper than the sword, whose tongue

Outvenoms all the worms of Nile. whose breath

Rides on the posting winds and doth belie

All corners of the world: Kings, queens and states,

Maids, matrons, nay, the secrets of the grave

This viperous slander enters.

                                                -SHAKESPEARE, Cymbeline,III,4

Quotes on DEVIL

The prince of darkness is a gentleman.


                                  -SHAKESPEARE,  King Lear, III, 4

Quotes on DEVIL

The devil can cite Scripture for his purpose.

                            -SHAKESPEARE, Merchant of Venice, 1, 3

Saturday, 21 July 2012



When sorrows come, they come not single spies,

 But in battalions.

                                                    -SHAKESPEARE, Hamlet, IV,5


There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio ,

Than are dreamt of in your philosophy.

                                           -SHAKESPEARE, Hamlet, 1, 5


For there was never yet philosopher

That could endurs the toothache patiently.

                    -SHAKESPEARE, Much Ado About Nothing,  V, 1

Thursday, 19 July 2012


Neither a borrower nor a lender be;

For loan oft loses both itself and friend,

And borrowing dulls the edge of husbandry.

                                         -SHAKESPEARE, Hamlet,1,3

Tuesday, 17 July 2012

LOVE Quotes

When my love swears that she is made of truth,

I do believe her, though I know she lies

                                                                     -- SHAKESPEARE, Sonnets, CXXXVIII