Shakespeare Sayings and Quotes

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

It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves. Shakespeare
Unregarded age in corners thrown. Shakespeare
Our doubts are traitors and make us lose the good we oft might win by fearing to attempt. Shakespeare
Give sorrow words; the grief that does not speak whispers the o'er~fraught heart and bids it break. Shakespeare
Riveted, screwed to my memory. Shakespeare
I cannot but remember such things were that were most precious to me. Shakespeare
Our enemies are our outward consciences. Shakespeare
The bitter clamour of two eager tongues. Shakespeare
For nothing can seem foul to those that win. Shakespeare
May flight of Angels sing thee to thy rest. Shakespeare
We must be gentle now we are gentlemen. Shakespeare
Forget, forgive; conclude, and be agreed. Shakespeare
If I lose mine honor, I lose myself. Shakespeare
Ingratitude is monstrous; and for the multitude to be ungrateful, were to make a monster of the multitude. Shakespeare
How sharper than a serpent's tooth it is to have a thankless child. Shakespeare
Ingratitude! thou marble-hearted friend, more hideous when thou showest thee in a child, than the sea monster. Shakespeare
How bitter a thing it is to look into happiness through another man's eyes. Shakespeare
It is time to fear when tyrants seem to kiss. Shakespeare
O Lord, who lends me life, lend me a heart replete with thankfulness. Shakespeare
I will chide no brother in the world but myself, against whom I know most faults. Shakespeare
Those happiest smiles that played on her ripe lips seemed not to know what guests were in her eyes, which parted thence as pearls from diamonds dropped. Shakespeare
Ad many strokes, though with little ax, hew down and fell the hardest timbered oak. Shakespeare
Oh heaven! Were man but constant, he were perfect. Shakespeare
I am constant as the Northern star, of whose true-fixed and resting quality there is no fellow in the firmament. Shakespeare
He was a man who would say untruths, and be ever double, both in his words and deeds.— He was never, but where he meant to ruin, pitiful. Shakespeare
Revenge has ears more deaf than adders, to the voice of any true decision. Shakespeare
What is a city but the people? It's an economical, yet profound, definition, so far as it goes; but like most verbal equations, it can break down. Shakespeare
In sooth, I know not why I am so sad. It wearies me, you say it wearies you. Shakespeare
What is a stronger breastplate than a heart untainted? Shakespeare
The better part of valor is discretion, in the which better part I have saved my life. Shakespeare