William Shakespeare (1564 – 1616) was an English poet regarded as the greatest writer in the English language。
787. There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.
788. It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves.
789. Our doubts are traitors, and make us lose the good we often might win, by fearing to attempt.
790. With mirth and laughter let old wrinkles come.
791. I would give all my fame for a pot of ale, and safety.
792. Pleasure and action make the hours seem short.
793. To do a great right do a little wrong.
794. God has given you one face, and you make yourself another.
795. The empty vessel makes the loudest sound.
796. When sorrows come, they come not single spies, but in battalions.
360. How sharper than a serpent's tooth is to have a thankless child.
361. We know what we are, but know not what we may be.
362. A fool thinks himself to be wise, but a wise man knows himself to be a fool.
363. When a father gives to his son, both laugh; when a son gives to his father, both cry.
364. My crown is called content, a crown that seldom kings enjoy.
365. The very substance of the ambitious is merely the shadow of a dream.
366. Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none.
367. Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind, And therefore is winged Cupid painted blind.
368. There is no darkness but ignorance.
53. The course of true love never did run smooth.
54. Beauty provoketh thieves sooner than gold.
55. Better three hours too soon than a minute too late.
56. Sweet are the uses of adversity.
57. It is a wise father that knows his own child.
58. Some rise by sin, and some by virtue fall.
59. O, it is excellent to have a giant’s strength; but it is tyrannous to use it like a giant.
60. Beauty, wit, high birth, vigour of bone, desert in service, love, friendship, charity, are subjects all to envious and calumniating time.
61. This above all: to thine self be true.