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All's Well That Ends Well All's Well That Ends Well by William Shakespeare
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“Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none.”
William Shakespeare, All's Well That Ends Well
“All's well that ends well.”
William Shakespeare, All's Well That Ends Well
“No legacy is so rich as honesty.”
William Shakespeare, All's Well That Ends Well
“Love all, trust a few,
Do wrong to none: be able for thine enemy
Rather in power than use; and keep thy friend
Under thy own life's key: be check'd for silence,
But never tax'd for speech.”
William Shakespeare, All's Well That Ends Well
“Good with out evil is like light with out darkness which in turn is like righteousness whith out hope.”
William Shakespeare, All's Well That Ends Well
“The web of our life is of a mingled yarn, good and ill together: our virtues would be proud,if our faults whipped them not; and our crimes would despair, if they were not cherished by our virtues.”
William Shakespeare, All's Well That Ends Well
“Love is holy.”
William Shakespeare, All's Well That Ends Well
“My friends were poor, but honest.”
William Shakespeare, All's Well That Ends Well
“My poor body, madam, requires it: I am driven on by the flesh; and he must needs go that the devil drives.”
William Shakespeare, All's Well That Ends Well
“It is not politic in the commonwealth of nature to preserve virginity. Loss of virginity is rational increase, and there was never virgin got till virginity was first lost. That you were made of is metal to make virgins. Virginity, by being once lost, may be ten times found: by being ever kept, it is ever lost. ’Tis too cold a companion: away with ’t!”
William Shakespeare, All's Well That Ends Well
“He that hangs himself is a virgin: virginity murders itself, and should be buried in highways, out of all sanctified limit, as a desperate offendress against nature. Virginity breeds mites, much like a cheese, consumes itself to the very paring, and so dies with feeding his own stomach. Besides, virginity is peevish, proud, idle, made of self-love, which is the most inhibited sin in the canon. Keep it not; you cannot choose but lose by’t! Out with’t! within the year it will make itself two, which is a goodly increase, and the principal itself not much the worse. Away with ’t!”
William Shakespeare, All's Well That Ends Well
“A young man married is a man that's marred.”
William Shakespeare, All's Well That Ends Well
“Twas a good lady, 'twas a good lady: we may pick a thousand salads ere we light on such another herb.”
William Shakespeare, All's Well That Ends Well
“Tis a commodity that will lose the gloss with lying; the longer kept, the less worth: off with ’t, while ’tis vendible; answer the time of request. Virginity, like an old courtier, wears her cap out of fashion; richly suited, but unsuitable: just like the brooch and the toothpick, which wear not now.”
William Shakespeare, All's Well That Ends Well
“Now I see the mystery of your loneliness .”
William Shakespeare, All's Well That Ends Well
“Many a man's tongue shakes out his master's undoing.”
William Shakespeare, All's Well That Ends Well
“From lowest place when virtuous things proceed,
The place is dignified by the doer's deed.”
William Shakespeare, All's Well That Ends Well
“Moderate lamentation is the right of the dead,
excessive grief the enemy to the living.”
William Shakespeare, All's Well That Ends Well
“Strange is it that our bloods,
Of colour, weight, and heat, pour'd all together,
Would quite confound distinction, yet stand off
In differences so mighty.”
William Shakespeare, All's Well That Ends Well
“What I can do can do no hurt to try, Since you set up your rest 'gainst remedy. He that of greatest works is finisher Oft does them by the weakest minister: So holy writ in babes hath judgment shown, When judges have been babes; great floods have flown From simple sources, and great seas have dried When miracles have by the greatest been denied. Oft expectation fails and most oft there Where most it promises, and oft it hits Where hope is coldest and despair most fits.”
William Shakespeare, All's Well That Ends Well
“good alone
Is good without a name, vileness is so”
William Shakespeare, All's Well That Ends Well
“They say miracles are past; and we have our philosophical persons, to make modern and familiar, things supernatural and causeless. Hence is it that we make trifles of terrors, ensconcing ourselves into seeming knowledge, when we should submit ourselves to an unknown fear.”
William Shakespeare, All's Well That Ends Well
“It is in us to plant thine honour where
We please to have it grow.”
William Shakespeare, All's Well That Ends Well
“I know I love in vain, strive against hope;
Yet in this captious and intenible sieve
I still pour in the waters of my love
And lack not to lose still: thus, Indian-like,
Religious in mine error, I adore
The sun, that looks upon his worshipper,
But knows of him no more.”
William Shakespeare, All's Well That Ends Well
“A scar nobly got, or a noble scar, is a good livery of honour; so belike is that.”
William Shakespeare, All's Well That Ends Well
“This is a dreadful sentence.”
William Shakespeare, All's Well That Ends Well