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"Better be three hours too soon, than one minute too late." ~ William Shakespeare, THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR


Frame thy mind to mirth and merriment, that bars a thousand harms and lengthens life. ~ TAMING OF THE SHREW

A good heart's worth gold. ~ KING HENRY IV

Suspicion always haunts the guilty mind. ~ KING HENRY VI

Brevity is the soul of wit. ~ HAMLET

I love a ballad in print a life, for then we are sure they are true. ~ THE WINTER'S TALE

Great floods have flown from simple sources. ~ ALL'S WELL THAT ENDS WELL

Ambition should be made of sterner stuff. ~ KING HENRY IV

This above all to thine own self be true. ~ HAMLET

The first thing we do, let's kill all the lawyers. ~KING HENRY VI

Something is rotten in the state of Denmark.~ HAMLET

We are such stuff as dreams are made on, and our little life is rounded with a sleep. ~ THE TEMPEST

All the world is a stage, And all the men and women merely players. They have their exits and entrances; Each man in his time plays many parts. ~ AS YOU LIKE IT

A horse! A horse! My kingdom for a horse! ~ RICHARD III

The will is infinite and the execution confined. The desire is boundless and the act is a slave to limit. ~ TROILUS & CRESSIDA

Alas, how love can trifle with itself! ~ TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA

And when Love speaks, the voice of all the gods Makes heaven drowsy with the harmony. ~ Love's Labour's Lost

As flies to wanton boys, are we to the gods; they kill us for their sport. ~ KING LEAR

Grief makes one hour ten. ~ RICHARD II

Fire that is closest kept burns most of all. ~ TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA

For ne’er was dream So like a waking. ~ Winter’s Tale

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