William Shakespeare Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old william shakespeare quotes, william shakespeare sayings, and william shakespeare proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Suspicion always haunts the guilty mind.     

William Shakespeare

Oppose not rage while rage is in its force, but give it way a while and let it waste.     

William Shakespeare

Conscience does make cowards of us all, and thus the native hue of resolution is sicklied o'er with the pale cast of thought.     

William Shakespeare

A right judgment draws us a profit from all things we see.     

William Shakespeare

Tempt not a desperate man.     

William Shakespeare

Tis in ourselves that we are thus or thus. Our bodies are our gardens to which our wills are gardeners.     

William Shakespeare

By medicine life may be prolonged, yet death will seize the doctor too.     

William Shakespeare

Glory is like a circle in the water, Which never ceaseth to enlarge itself Till by broad spreading it disperse to naught.     

William Shakespeare

Our great captain's captain.     

William Shakespeare

The sweetest honey is loathsome in his own deliciousness and in the taste confounds the appetite.     

William Shakespeare

Better three hours too soon than a minute too late.     

William Shakespeare

Better three hours too soon than a minute too late.     

William Shakespeare

God has given you one face, and you make yourself another.     

William Shakespeare

The tartness of his face sours ripe grapes.     

William Shakespeare

Your face is a book, where men may read strange matters.     

William Shakespeare

There's no art to find the mind's construction in the face.     

William Shakespeare

Not only is it Sum­mer Sol­stice, there is a Full Moon. May love sur­round you like sun­shine on a sunny day.     

William Shakespeare

He that loves to be flattered is worthy o' the flatterer.     

William Shakespeare

When shall we three meet again in thunder, lightning, or in rain?     

William Shakespeare

Their manners are more gentle, kind, than of our generation you shall find.     

William Shakespeare

The tears live in an onion that should water this sorrow.     

William Shakespeare

one pain is cured by another. catch some new infection in your eye and the poison of the old one would die     

William Shakespeare

Most dangerous is that temptation that doth good us on to sin to loving virtue.     

William Shakespeare

Most dangerous is that temptation that doth goad us on to sin in loving virtue.     

William Shakespeare

Suspicion always haunts the guilty mind.     

William Shakespeare

Absence doth sharpen love, presence strengthens it; the one brings fuel, the other blows it till it burns clear.     

William Shakespeare

This above all; to thine own self be true.     

William Shakespeare

If all the year were playing holidays, to sport would be as tedious as to work.     

William Shakespeare

The present eye praises the present object.     

William Shakespeare

He that dies pays all debts.     

William Shakespeare