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To be or not to be
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Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and others have greatness thrust upon them
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O sleep, O gentle sleep, nature's soft nurse, how have I frightened thee, that thou no more wilt weigh my eye-lids down and steep my senses in forgetfulness?
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Life It is a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury; signifying nothing.
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Remembrance of things past.
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Nature must obey necessity.
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Age cannot wither her, nor custom stale her infinite variety. Other women cloy the appetites they feed, but she makes hungry where most she satisfies.
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We are such stuff as dreams are made on, and our little life, is rounded with a sleep.
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Words pay no debts.
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Who can be patient in extremes?
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The apparel oft proclaims the man.
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Nothing can come of nothing.
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Parting is such sweet sorrow.
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The best safety lies in fear.
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Love sought is good, but given unsought is better.
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Men's faults to themselves seldom appear.
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But thy eternal summer shall not fade.
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What’s past is prologue
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Lord Bacon told Sir Edward Coke when he was boasting, The less you speak of your greatness, the more shall I think of it.
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What angel wakes me from my flowery bed?
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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?
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In a false quarrel there is no true valor.
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All that live must die, passing through nature to eternity.
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We have seen better days.
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The devil can site scripture for his own purpose! An evil soul producing holy witness is like a villain with a smiling cheek.
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Such as we are made of, such we be.
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People usually are the happiest at home.
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No legacy is so rich as honesty.
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Much Ado About Nothing
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The miserable have no other medicine but only hope.
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Honesty is the best policy. If I lose mine honor, I lose myself.
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There is a history in all men's lives.
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What stronger breastplate than a heart untainted.
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Wisely, and slow. They stumble that run fast.
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Though this be madness, yet there is method in it
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What's in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.
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There are more things in Heaven and Earth, Horatio, than are dreamt of in your philosophies.
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Ceremony was but devised at first to set a gloss on faint deeds, hollow welcomes, recanting goodness, sorry ere 'Tis shown; but where there is true friendship, there needs none.
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If music be the food of love; play on.
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Wise men never sit and wail their loss, but cheerily seek how to redress their harms.
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Give every man your ear, but few thy voice. Take each man's censure, but reserve thy judgment
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It was Greek to me.
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Own more than thou showest, speak less than thou knowest.
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Time is the justice that examines all offenders.
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My salad days, when I was green in judgment.
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Alas, poor Yorick! I knew him, Horatio: a fellow of infinite jest, of most excellent fancy. Where be your jibes now, your gambols, your songs, your flashes of merriment that were wont to set the table on a roar?
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There's not one wise man among twenty will praise himself.
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It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves; we are underlings.
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new! Now, God be praised, that to believing souls gives light in darkness, comfort in despair.
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Good counselors lack no clients.
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