1564-1616, British Poet, Playwright, Actor
'Tis an ill cook that cannot lick his own fingers.
William Shakespeare – [Cooking]

'Tis but an hour ago since it was nine, and after one hour more twill be eleven. And so from hour to hour we ripe and ripe, and then from hour to hour we rot and rot. and thereby hangs a tale.
William Shakespeare – [Decay]

'Tis mad idolatry To make the service greater than the god.
William Shakespeare – [Idols]

'Tis not enough to help the feeble up, but to support him after.
William Shakespeare – [Welfare]

'Tis not the many oaths that make the truth; But the plain single vow, that is vow'd true.
William Shakespeare – [Vow]

'Tis the mind that makes the body rich.
William Shakespeare – [Mind]

'Tis the soldier's life to have their balmy slumbers waked with strife.
William Shakespeare – [Army and Navy]

A friend is one that knows you as you are, understands where you have been, accepts what you have become, and still, gently allows you to grow.
William Shakespeare – [Friends and Friendship]

A friend should bear a friend's infirmities, But Brutus makes mine greater than they are.
William Shakespeare – [Friends and Friendship]

A gentleman that loves to hear himself talk, will speak more in a minute than he will stand to in a month.
William Shakespeare – [Self-talk]

A good old man, sir. He will be talking. As they say, when the age is in, the wit is out.
William Shakespeare – [Talkativeness]

A man loves the meat in his youth that he cannot endure in his age.
William Shakespeare – [Youth]

A miser grows rich by seeming poor. An extravagant man grows poor by seeming rich.
William Shakespeare – [Money]

A peace above all earthly dignities, a still and quiet conscience.
William Shakespeare – [Peace]

A politician is one that would circumvent God.
William Shakespeare – [Politicians and Politics]

A smile cures the wounding of a frown.
William Shakespeare – [Smile]

A walking shadow, a poor player, that struts and frets his hour upon the stage, and then is heard no more.
William Shakespeare – [Futility]

A whoreson jackanapes must take me up for swearing; as if I borrowed mine oaths of him and might not spend them at my pleasure. When a gentleman is disposed to swear, it is not for any standers-by to curtail his oaths, ha?
William Shakespeare – [Swearing]

Action is eloquence.
William Shakespeare – [Action]

Affliction is enamoured of thy parts, and thou art wedded to calamity.
William Shakespeare – [Misfortunes]

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