20 of the Best Shakespeare Quotes

  1. There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so (Hamlet)
  2. The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a fool (As You Like It)
  3. The course of true love never did run smooth (A Midsummer Night’s Dream)
  4. Where love is great, the littlest doubts are fear; Where little fears grow great, great love grows there (Hamlet)
  5. Suspicion always haunts the guilty mind (King Henry VI)
  6. What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet (Romeo and Juliet)
  7. Love is not Love which alters when it alteration finds (Sonnet 116)
  8. Man is a giddy thing (Much Ado About Nothing)
  9. All the world’s a stage, And all the men and women merely players: They have their exits and their entrances; And one man in his time plays many parts (As You Like It)
  10. One touch of nature makes the whole world kin (Troilus and Cressida)
  11. These violent delights have violent ends And in their triumph die, like fire and powder, Which as they kiss consume (Romeo and Juliet)
  12. Give every man thy ear but few thy voice (Hamlet)
  13. Our doubts are traitors, And make us lose the good we oft might win. By fearing to attempt (Measure for Measure)
  14. Parting is such sweet sorrow, that I shall say good night till it be morrow (Romeo and Juliet)
  15. The lady doth protest too much, methinks (Hamlet)
  16. Sigh no more, ladies, sigh nor more; Men were deceivers ever; One foot in sea and one on shore, To one thing constant never (Much Ado About Nothing)
  17. Let me embrace thee, sour adversity; For wise men say it is the wisest course (Henry VI)
  18. Heat not a furnace for your foe so hot That it doe singe yourself (Henry VIII)
  19. Speak low, if you speak of love (Much Ado About Nothing)
  20. This above all: to thine own self be true (Hamlet)

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