“These salad days, when I was green in judgment.” – Antony and Cleopatra

“I, that am curtailed of this fair proportion, Cheated of feature by dissembling nature, Deformed, unfinished, sent before my time Into this breathing world, scarce half made up, And that so lamely and unfashionable That dogs bark at me as I halt by them; Why, I, in this weak piping time of peace, Have no delight to pass away the time Unless to spy my shadow in the sun And descant on mine own deformity.” – Richard III

“Oft have I heard it said, and it is true, That aged men go back to school again; But yet I like the peaceable commerce Young men have with old women; I have heard French tell how young maids are given up to old men, I see a time may come when French shall be of use, And so I learn it.” – Love’s Labour’s Lost

“True love’s the gift which God has given To man alone beneath the heaven. It is a bond which souls unite and binds Two hearts together with strong ties.” – Pericles, Prince of Tyre

“Haply, when I shall wed, That lord whose hand must take my plight shall carry Half my love with him, half my care and duty: Sure, I shall never marry like my sisters, To love my father all.” – King Lear

“And when I am forgotten, as I shall be, And asleep in dull cold marble, where no mention Of me must be heard of, say, I taught thee, say, Wolsey, that once trod the ways of glory, And sounded all the depths and shoals of honour, Found thee a way, out of his wreck, to rise in– A sure and safe one, though thy master missed it. Mark but my fall and that foul treason of his Will show thee a way.” – Henry VIII

“Thou art thy mother’s glass and she in thee Calls back the lovely April of her prime.” – Sonnet 3

“The quality of mercy is not strain’d; It droppeth as the gentle rain from heaven Upon the place beneath.” – The Merchant of Venice

“What’s in a name? That which we call a rose By any other word would smell as sweet.” – Romeo and Juliet

“All the world’s a stage, And all the men and women merely players.” – As You Like It

“This above all: to thine own self be true.” – Hamlet FAMOUS QUOTES ABOUT THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT

“Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day? Thou art more lovely and more temperate.” – Sonnet 18

“Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind; And therefore is winged Cupid painted blind.” – A Midsummer Night’s Dream

“Et tu, Brute? Then fall, Caesar!” – Julius Caesar

“Brevity is the soul of wit.” – Hamlet

“I bear a charmed life.” – Macbeth

“Hell is empty and all the devils are here.” – The Tempest

“We are such stuff as dreams are made on, and our little life is rounded with a sleep.” – The Tempest

“The course of true love never did run smooth.” – A Midsummer Night’s Dream

“To be, or not to be: that is the question.” – Hamlet