Great William Shakespeare Quotes

I wasted time, and now doth time waste me.


What is past is prologue.


Better three hours too soon than a minute too late.


Make use of time, let not advantage slip.


Let every man be master of his time.


If I could write the beauty of your eyes And in fresh numbers number all your graces, The age to come would say, ‘This poet lies; Such heavenly touches ne’er touch’d earthly faces.’


For where is any author in the world Teaches such beauty as a woman’s eye?


See how she leans her cheek upon her hand. O, that I were a glove upon that hand That I might touch that cheek!


Beauty lives with kindness.


To me, fair friend, you never can be old, For as you were when first your eye I eyed, Such seems your beauty still.


Beauty is bought by judgement of the eye.


Alas, poor Yoicks! I knew him, Horatio, a fellow of infinite jest, of most excellent fancy. He hath bore me on his back a thousand times, and now how abhorred in my imagination it is! My gorge rises at it.


When you depart from me sorrow abides, and happiness takes his leave.


A horse! A horse! My kingdom for a horse!


Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears; I come to bury Caesar, not to praise him


Love sought is good, but given unsought is better.


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


Things done well and with a care, exempt themselves from fear.


Cowards die many times before their deaths; The valiant never taste of death but once. Of all the wonders that I yet have heard, It seems to me most strange that men should fear; Seeing that death, a necessary end, Will come when it will come.


Let’s go hand in hand, not one before another.


Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them.