Shakespeare’s Quotes

  1. What’s in a name? That which we call a rose
  2. Tomorrow, and tomorrow, and tomorrow
  3. The lady doth protest too much
  4. If music be the food of love, play on
  5. All the world’s a stage
  6. To be, or not to be
  7. There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio
  8. To sleep, perchance to dream
  9. O Romeo, Romeo, wherefore art thou Romeo?
  10. Such stuff as dreams are made on
  11. Parting is such sweet sorrow
  12. The winter of our discontent
  13. What a piece of work is a man
  14. Love looks not with the eyes but with the mind
  15. Something is rotten in the state of Denmark
  16. Out, damned spot
  17. The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars
  18. Prodigious birth
  19. All that glisters is not gold
  20. Et tu, Brute?
  21. Cowards die many times before their deaths
  22. The play’s the thing
  23. Frailty, thy name is woman
  24. What light through yonder window breaks?
  25. My words fly up, my thoughts remain below
  26. The course of true love never did run smooth
  27. Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears
  28. Nothing can come of nothing
  29. Alas, poor Yorick
  30. We should be woo’d and were not made to woo
  31. The quality of mercy is not strained
  32. A plague on both your houses
  33. Blow, blow, thou winter wind
  34. Beware the ides of March
  35. Fortune’s fool
  36. So wise so young, they say do never live long
  37. Method in the madness
  38. O, how this spring of love resembleth
  39. O happy dagger!
  40. We that are true lovers run into
  41. The world’s mine oyster
  42. A lean and hungry look
  43. Off with his head!
  44. Hath not a Jew eyes?
  45. How now? A rat? Dead, for a ducat, dead!
  46. Done to death by slanderous tongue
  47. Why then tonight let us assay our plot
  48. Thou art a votary to fond desire
  49. Some Cupid kills with arrows, some with traps
  50. Be not afraid of greatness
  51. Lord, what fools these mortals be
  52. Our remedies oft in ourselves do lie
  53. I go, and it is done; the bell invites me
  54. I follow him to serve my turn upon him
  55. Is this a dagger which I see before me
  56. I am dying, Egypt, dying
  57. Come, let’s away to prison; We two alone will sing
  58. Get thee to a nunnery
  59. Let every eye negotiate for itself
  60. One that loved not wisely but too well
  61. More matter with less art
  62. Oft expectation fails, and most oft there
  63. A horse, a horse! My kingdom for a horse!
  64. And thus I clothe my naked villany
  65. Eye of newt, and toe of frog
  66. All the infections that the sun sucks up
  67. Give me my robe, put on my crown
  68. Journeys end in lovers meeting
  69. When shall we three meet again
  70. This thing of darkness
  71. Asses are made to bear, and so are you
  72. Think you I am no stronger than my sex
  73. I am constant as the northern star
  74. O coward conscience, how dost thou afflict me!
  75. O, what men dare do!
  76. That man that hath a tongue, I say is no man
  77. Is whispering nothing?
  78. Here’s ado to lock up honesty
  79. Now go we in content
  80. The noblest Roman of them all
  81. O villain, villain, smiling, damned villain!
  82. The man that hath no music in himself
  83. When beggars die there are no comets seen
  84. The green-eyed monster
  85. O true apothecary!
  86. The most unkindest cut of all
  87. I will buy with you, sell with you, talk with you
  88. How poor are they that have not patience!
  89. I come to wive it wealthily in Padua
  90. What, my dear Lady Disdain! Are you yet living?
  91. I hold the world but as the world, Gratiano
  92. What’s gone and what’s past help
  93. Was ever woman in this humour woo’d?
  94. When you do dance, I wish you
  95. A blinking idiot
  96. A dish fit for the gods
  97. A feast of languages
  98. A hit, a very palpable hit
  99. A king of infinite space
  100. A long farewell to all my greatness
  101. A pair of star-crossed lovers
  102. A pound of flesh
  103. A round unvarnished tale
  104. A sorry sight
  105. A spotless reputation
  106. A thousand times good night
  107. A tower of strength
  108. An improbable fiction
  109. An itching palm
  110. Antic disposition
  111. As flies to wanton boys are we to the gods
  112. Bated breath
  113. Brave new world
  114. Breathe life into a stone
  115. Breathe one’s last
  116. Brevity is the soul of wit
  117. Brief authority
  118. Budge an inch
  119. Cakes and ale
  120. Caviar to the general
  121. Chance may crown me
  122. Chaos is come again
  123. Cruel to be kind
  124. Cudgel thy brains
  125. Dancing days
  126. Double, double toil and trouble
  127. Every inch a king
  128. Fair play
  129. Flaming youth
  130. For goodness’ sake
  131. Foregone conclusion
  132. Full circle
  133. Gilded monuments
  134. Good riddance
  135. He hath eaten me out of house and home
  136. Heart on my sleeve
  137. Her infinite variety
  138. Hob nob
  139. Hoist with his own petard
  140. Hold a mirror up to nature
  141. Household words
  142. How sharper than a serpent’s tooth
  143. In my heart of hearts
  144. In my mind’s eye
  145. Infirm of purpose
  146. ____ is the word
  147. It smells to heaven
  148. Knock, knock! Who’s there?
  149. Laid on with a trowel
  150. Laugh oneself into stitches
  151. Let Rome in Tiber melt
  152. Let the world slip
  153. Let’s kill all the lawyers
  154. Life’s fitful fever
  155. Light, seeking light, doth light of light beguile
  156. Make mad the guilty, and appall the free
  157. Masters of their fates
  158. More honored in the breach
  159. More in sorrow than in anger
  160. More sinned against than sinning
  161. More than kin and less than kind
  162. Neither a borrower nor a lender be
  163. Neither rhyme nor reason
  164. Nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so
  165. Nothing in his life became him like the leaving it
  166. On the windy side
  167. Once more unto the breach
  168. One fell swoop
  169. One may smile, and smile, and be a villain
  170. Passing strange
  171. Pomp and circumstance
  172. Put money in thy purse
  173. Salad days
  174. Screw your courage to the sticking place
  175. Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day?
  176. Short shrift
  177. Sigh no more, ladies, sigh no more
  178. So sweet was never so fatal
  179. Something wicked this way comes
  180. Sterner stuff
  181. Strange bedfellows
  182. Strive mightily
  183. Sweet are the uses of adversity
  184. Sweets to the sweet
  185. Swift as a shadow
  186. Take physic, pomp
  187. That way madness lies
  188. That within which passes show
  189. The be-all and the end-all
  190. The better part of valor is discretion
  191. The crack of doom
  192. The dogs of war
  193. The expense of spirit in a waste of shame
  194. The glass of fashion
  195. The makings of
  196. The marriage of true minds
  197. The milk of human kindness
  198. The multitudinous seas incarnadine
  199. The patient must minister to himself
  200. The primrose path
  201. The serpent’s egg
  202. The time is out of joint
  203. The vasty deep
  204. The whirligig of time
  205. The woman’s part
  206. There is a tide in the affairs of men
  207. There is special providence in the fall of a sparrow
  208. There was never yet philosopher that could endure the toothache patiently
  209. They did make love to this employment
  210. Thinking too precisely on the event
  211. Thrift, thrift, Horatio
  212. ‘Tis better to be vile than vile esteemed
  213. To beggar description
  214. To thine own self be true
  215. Too much of a good thing
  216. Touch of nature
  217. Trippingly on the tongue
  218. Uneasy lies the head that wears a crown
  219. Unsex me here
  220. Vale of years
  221. Valiant dust
  222. Vaulting ambition
  223. We came crying hither
  224. We have seen better days
  225. What the dickens
  226. What’s done is done
  227. What’s past is prologue
  228. Who steals my purse steals trash
  229. Wild-goose chase
  230. Not that I lov’d Caesar less
  231. He hath given his empire
  232. I have a kind of alacrity in sinking
  233. Why, that’s my dainty Ariel! I shall miss thee
  234. He’s mad that trusts in the tameness of a wolf
  235. I have no other but a woman’s reason

2 thoughts on “Shakespeare’s Quotes

  1. Thank you so much, there aren’t enough posts on this… or at least i cant find them. I am turning into such a blog nut, I just cant get enough and this is such an important topic… i’ll be sure to write something about your site

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