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Shakespeare Quotes

Read the quote, name the Shakespeare play.

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"Though this be madness, yet there is method in 't." Hamlet
What a piece of work is man! how noble in reason! how infinite in faculty! in form and moving how express and admirable! in action how like an angel! in apprehension how like a god! the beauty of the world, the paragon of animals! Hamlet
The lady doth protest too much, methinks. Hamlet
A little more than kin, and less than kind Hamlet
Brevity is the soul of wit Hamlet
Doubt that the sun doth move, doubt truth to be a liar, but never doubt I love Hamlet
This above all: to thine own self be true Hamlet
Neither a borrower nor a lender be; For loan oft loses both itself and friend, and borrowing dulls the edge of husbandry Hamlet
A little more than kin, and less than kind" Hamlet
Rich gifts wax poor when givers prove unkind Hamlet
"The play 's the thing wherein I'll catch the conscience of the king" Hamlet
"And it must follow, as the night the day, thou canst not then be false to any man" Hamlet
"This is the very ecstasy of love" Hamlet
When sorrows come, they come not single spies, but in battalions Hamlet
"Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears; I come to bury Caesar, not to praise him". Julius Caesar
"But, for my own part, it was Greek to me" Julius Caesar
"A dish fit for the gods Julius Caesar
Cry "Havoc," and let slip the dogs of war Julius Caesar
Men at some time are masters of their fates: The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars, but in ourselves, that we are underlings. Julius Caesar
Cowards die many times before their deaths; The valiant never taste of death but once Julius Caesar
As he was valiant, I honour him; but, as he was ambitious, I slew him. Julius Caesar
When that the poor have cried, Caesar hath wept: Ambition should be made of sterner stuff. Julius Caesar
If you prick us, do we not bleed? if you tickle us, do we not laugh? if you poison us, do we not die? and if you wrong us, shall we not revenge? Merchant of Venice
"The devil can cite scripture for his purpose" Merchant of Venice
"I like not fair terms and a villain's mind" Merchant of Venice
I hold the world but as the world, Gratiano, A stage, where every man must play a part; And mine a sad one. Merchant of Venice
Superfluity comes sooner by white hairs, but competency lives longer. Merchant of Venice
I dote on his very absence. The Merchant of Venice
The devil can cite scripture for his purpose. Merchant of Venice
Mislike me not for my complexion, The shadow’d livery of the burnish’d sun. Merchant of Venice
It is a wise father that knows his own child. Merchant of Venice
In the twinkling of an eye The Merchant of Venice Quote
But love is blind, and lovers cannot see The pretty follies that themselves commit. Merchant of Venice
All that glisters is not gold. Merchant of Venice
The course of true love never did run smooth". Midsummer Night's Dream
"Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind, and therefore is winged Cupid painted blind". Midsummer Night's Dream
That would hang us, every mother’s son. Midsummer Night's Dream
I ’ll put a girdle round about the earth In forty minutes. Midsummer Night's Dream
My heart Is true as steel. Midsummer Night's Dream.
I know a bank where the wild thyme blows,Where oclips and the nodding violet grows. =Midsummer Night's Dream
The true beginning of our end. Midsummer Night's Dream
It is the east, and Juliet is the sun". Romeo and Juliet"
Good Night, Good night! Parting is such sweet sorrow, that I shall say good night till it be morrow." Romeo and Juliet
"What's in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet". Romeo and Juliet
"Wisely and slow; they stumble that run fast". Romeo and Juliet
"Tempt not a desperate man" Romeo and Juliet
"For you and I are past our dancing days" Romeo and Juliet
"O! she doth teach the torches to burn bright" Romeo and Juliet
"It seems she hangs upon the cheek of night like a rich jewel in an Ethiope's ear". Romeo and Juliet
"See, how she leans her cheek upon her hand! O that I were a glove upon that hand, that I might touch that cheek!" Romeo and Juliet
"Not stepping o'er the bounds of modesty Romeo and Juliet
How sharper than a serpent's tooth it is to have a thankless child!" King Lear
"I am a man more sinned against than sinning". King Lear
"My love's more richer than my tongue". King Lear
"Nothing will come of nothing." King Lear
"Have more than thou showest, speak less than thou knowest, lend less than thou owest". King Lear
"The worst is not, So long as we can say, 'This is the worst.' " King Lear
"There 's daggers in men's smiles". Macbeth
"What 's done is done". Macbeth
"I dare do all that may become a man; Who dares do more is none". Macbeth
"Fair is foul, and foul is fair". Macbeth
"I bear a charmed life Macbeth
"Yet do I fear thy nature; It is too full o' the milk of human kindness." Macbeth
"Will all great Neptune's ocean wash this blood clean from my hand? No, this my hand will rather the multitudinous seas incarnadine, making the green one red" Macbeth
"Double, double toil and trouble; Fire burn, and cauldron bubble." Macbeth
"Out, damned spot! out, I say!" Macbeth
"All the perfumes of Arabia will not sweeten this little hand." Macbeth
"When shall we three meet again in thunder, lightning, or in rain? When the hurlyburly 's done, When the battle 's lost and won". Macbeth
"If chance will have me king, why, chance may crown me". Macbeth
"Nothing in his life became him like the leaving it; he died as one that had been studied in his death to throw away the dearest thing he owed, as 't were a careless trifle". Macbeth
"Look like the innocent flower, but be the serpent under 't." Macbeth
"I have no spur to prick the sides of my intent, but only vaulting ambition, which o'erleaps itself, and falls on the other." Macbeth
"Is this a dagger which I see before me, The handle toward my hand?" Macbeth
"Out, out, brief candle! Life's but a walking shadow, a poor player that struts and frets his hour upon the stage and then is heard no more Macbeth
"...it is a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing." Macbeth
"‘T’is neither here nor there." Othello
"I will wear my heart upon my sleeve for daws to peck at". Othello
"To mourn a mischief that is past and gone is the next way to draw new mischief on". Othello
"The robbed that smiles steals something from the thief". Othello
"It is the green-eyed monster which doth mock". Othello
We have seen better days. Timon of Athens
Men shut their doors against a setting sun. Timon of Athens
Every room Hath blazed with lights and bray’d with minstrelsy. Timon of Athens
Every man has his fault, and honesty is his. Timon of Athens
Life’s uncertain voyage Timons of Athens
These words are razors to my wounded heart". Titus Andronicus
The eagle suffers little birds to sing. Titus Andronicus
Sweet mercy is nobility’s true badge. Titus Andronicus
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
"Can one desire too much of a good thing?". As You Like It
"I like this place and willingly could waste my time in it" As You Like It
"How bitter a thing it is to look into happiness through another man's eyes!" As You Like It
"Blow, blow, thou winter wind! Thou art not so unkind as man's ingratitude". As You Like It
"True is it that we have seen better days". As You Like It
"For ever and a day". As You Like It As You Like It
"The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a fool As You Like It
"The game is up." Cymbeline
"I have not slept one wink.". Cymbeline
As chaste as unsunn’d snow. Cymbeline
It is no act of common passage, but A strain of rareness. Cymbeline
Triumphs for nothing and lamenting toys Is jollity for apes and grief for boys. Cymbeline
Golden lads and girls all must, As chimney-sweepers, come to dust. Cymbeline
Our doubts are traitors, and make us lose the good we oft might win, by fearing to attempt". Measure for Measure
"Some rise by sin, and some by virtue fall". Measure for Measure
"The miserable have no other medicine but only hope." Measure for Measure
Why, then the world 's mine oyster" Merry Wives of Windsor
"This is the short and the long of it". Merry Wives of Windsor
"I cannot tell what the dickens his name is". Merry Wives of Windsor
As good luck would have it Merry Wives of Windsor
Everyone can master a grief but he that has it". Much Ado about Nothing
There ’s a skirmish of wit between them. Much Ado about Nothing
The gentleman is not in your books. Much Ado about Nothing
He that hath a beard is more than a youth, and he that hath no beard is less than a man. Much Ado about Nothing
As merry as the day is long. Much Ado about Nothing
Some Cupid kills with arrows, some with traps. Much Ado about Nothing
Aree you good men and true? Much Ado about Nothing
I 'll not budge an inch". Taming of the Shrew
There ’s small choice in rotten apples. Taming of the Shrew
Nothing comes amiss; so money comes withal. Taming of the Shrew
Tush! tush! fear boys with bugs. Taming of the Shrew
Who wooed in haste, and means to wed at leisure. Taming of the Shrew
And thereby hangs a tale. Taming of the Shrew
Full fathom five thy father lies; Of his bones are coral made; Those are pearls that were his eyes: Nothing of him that doth fade But doth suffer a sea-change Into something rich and strange The Tempest
A very ancient and fish-like smell. The Tempest
Misery acquaints a man with strange bedfellows. The Tempest
Where the bee sucks, there suck I - In a cowslip’s bell I lie. The Tempest
"We are such stuff as dreams are made on, rounded with a little sleep The Tempest
The common curse of mankind, - folly and ignorance". - Troilus and Cressida
The baby figure of the giant mass of things to come. Troilus and Cressida
All lovers swear more performance than they are able, and yet reserve an ability that they never perform; vowing more than the perfection of ten, and discharging less than the tenth part of one. Troilus and Cressida
Welcome ever smiles, and farewell goes out sighing. Troilus and Cressida
The end crowns all, and that old common arbitrator, Time, will one day end it. Troilus and Cressida
Be not afraid of greatness: some are born great, some achieve greatness and some have greatness thrust upon them". Twelfth Night
"Love sought is good, but giv'n unsought is better" . Twelfth Night
If music be the food of love, play on;Give me excess of it, that, surfeiting,The appetite may sicken, and so die.That strain again! it had a dying fall:O, it came o’er my ear like the sweet sound That breathes upon a bank of violets, Stealing and giving Twelfth Night
Stealing and giving odour! Twelfth Night
Is it a world to hide virtues in? Twelfth Night
We will draw the curtain and show you the picture. Twelfth Night
Then come kiss me, sweet and twenty. Twelfth Night
He does it with a better grace, but I do it more natural. Twelfth Night
Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon ’em. Twelfth Night
This is very midsummer madness. Twelfth Night
Out of the jaws of death. Twelfth Night
What 's gone and what 's past help should be past grief" Winter's Tale.
"You pay a great deal too dear for what's given freely". Winter's Tale
A snapper-up of unconsidered trifles. Winter's Tale
I love a ballad in print o’ life, for then we are sure they are true. Winter's Tale
To unpathed waters, undreamed shores. Winter's Tale
He will give the devil his due". King Henry IV, Part 1
"The better part of valour is discretion". King Henry IV, Part 1
So shaken as we are, so wan with care. King Henry IV, Part 1
In those holy fields, Over whose acres walked those blessed feet Which fourteen hundred years ago were nail’d For our advantage on the bitter cross. King Henry IV, Part 1
Old father antic the law. King Henry IV, Part 1
If all the year were playing holidays, To sport would be as tedious as to work. King Henry IV, Part 1
I know a trick worth two of that. King Henry IV, Part 1
Play out the play. King Henry IV, Part 1
Exceedingly well read. King Henry IV, Part 1
He hath eaten me out of house and home". Henry IV Part 2
"Uneasy lies the head that wears a crown". Henry IV Part 2
"A man can die but once". Henry IV Part 2
"I do now remember the poor creature, small beer". Henry IV Part 2
"We have heard the chimes at midnight Henry IV Part 2
Men of few words are the best men" . King Henry V
O for a Muse of fire, that would ascend The brightest heaven of invention! King HenryV
Even at the turning o’ the tide. King Henry V
As cold as any stone. King Henry V
Once more unto the breach, dear friends, once more, King Henry V
I see you stand like greyhounds in the slips, Straining upon the start. King Henry v
Men of few words are the best men. King Henry V
We few, we happy few, we band of brothers. King Henry V
The first thing we do, let's kill all the lawyers". King Henry VI
"Small things make base men proud". King Henry VI
"True nobility is exempt from fear". King Henry VI
Is not this a lamentable thing, that of the skin of an innocent lamb should be made parchment? that parchment, being scribbled o’er, should undo a man? King Henry VI
Now is the winter of our discontent". Richard III
"A horse! a horse! my kingdom for a horse!". Richard III
"Conscience is but a word that cowards use, devised at first to keep the strong in awe". Richard III
"So wise so young, they say, do never live long". Richard III
"Off with his head!" Richard III
"An honest tale speeds best, being plainly told". Richard III
"The king's name is a tower of strength". Richard III
"The world is grown so bad, that wrens make prey where eagles dare not perch". Richard III
My salad days, when I was green in judgment." Antony and Cleopatra
There ’s beggary in the love that can be reckon’d. Antony and Cleopatra
This grief is crowned with consolation. Antony and Cleopatra
Nature teaches beasts to know their friends. Coriolanus
That it shall hold companionship in peace With honour, as in war. Coriolanus
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