Favorite Quotations William Shakespeare, 4 Tales from Shakespeare

"Get thee to a nunnery." ~ William Shakespeare, HAMLET


Come, and take choice of all my library, And so beguile thy sorrow. ~ Titus Andronicus

Fight till the last gasp. ~ HENRY VI

The web of our life is of a mingled yarn, good and ill together. ~ ALL'S WELL THAT ENDS WELL

As if we were villains by necessity; fools by heavenly compulsion. ~ KING LEAR

Our bodies are Gardens to which our wills are Gardeners. ~ OTHELLO

Our doubts are traitors, and make us lose the good we oft might win by fearing to attempt. ~ MEASURE FOR MEASURE

Friendship is constant in all other things save in the office and affairs of love. ~ MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING

How long a time lies in one little word! ~ RICHARD II

I have Immortal longings in me. ~ ANTONY & CLEOPATRA

Able to corrupt a saint. ~ HENRY IV

But words are words. I never yet did hear/That the bruised heart was pieced through the ear. ~ OTHELLO

Come give us a taste of your quality. ~ HAMLET

Every why has a wherefore. ~ THE COMEDY OF ERRORS

Everyone can master a grief but he that has it. ~ MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING

Few love to hear the sins they love to act. ~ PERICLES

Fortune brings in some boats that are not steered. ~ ROBIN HOOD

Give every man thy ear, but few thy voice. ~ HAMLET

Give sorrow words: the grief that does not speak, whispers in the over-wrought heart and bids it break. ~ MACBETH