Posts Tagged ‘William Shakespeare’

Quote of the day, Aug. 31

August 31, 2017

William Shakespeare, from Twelfth Night

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


Quote of the day, July 24

July 24, 2017

William Shakespeare, from As You Like It

“Find tongues in trees, books in the running brooks, sermons in stones, and good in everything.”

Quote of the day, June 22

June 23, 2017

William Shakespeare, on action

“Action is eloquence.”

Quote of the day, May 14

May 15, 2017

William Shakespeare, on language

“Conversation should be pleasant without scurrility, witty without affectation, free without indecency, learned without conceitedness, novel without falsehood.”

Quote of the day, March 7

March 7, 2017

William Shakespeare, from Timon of Athens

“Nothing emboldens sin so much as mercy.”

Quote of the day, Jan. 27

January 26, 2017

William Shakespeare, from Richard II

This royal throne of kings, this sceptred isle,
This earth of majesty, this seat of Mars,
This other Eden, demi-paradise,
This fortress built by Nature for herself
Against infection and the hand of war,
This happy breed of men, this little world,
This precious stone set in the silver sea,
Which serves it in the office of a wall
Or as a moat defensive to a house,
Against the envy of less happier lands,
This blessed plot, this earth, this realm, this England.

Quote of the day, Oct. 15

October 17, 2016

William Shakespeare, from The Tempest

“What’s past is prologue.”

Quote of the day, Aug. 23

August 23, 2016

William Shakespeare, from As You Like It

“The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a fool.”

Quote of the day, Aug. 14

August 14, 2016

William Shakespeare, from Henry IV, Part II

“Past and to come seems best; things present worst.”

Quote of the day, June 3

June 3, 2016

William Shakespeare, from Romeo and Juliet

“Go wisely and slowly. Those who rush stumble and fall.”