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'If to do were as easy as to know what were good to do, chapels had been churches and poor men's cottages princes' palaces'
'I talk of drems, which are the children of an idle brain, begot of nothing but vain fantasy...'
'But, soft! what light through yonder window breaks?'
'Why wouldst though be a breeder of sinners?'
'Something is rotten in the state of Denmark'
'All that glitters is not gold'
'O that he were here to write me down an ass! But, masters, remember that I am an ass; though it not be written down, yet forget not that I am an ass'
'My words fly up, my thoughts remain below: words without thoughts never to heaven go'
'I will roar you as gently as any sucking dove; I will roar you, as 'twere any nightingale'
'What, my dear Lady Disdain! are you yet living?'
'The devil can cite Scripture for his purpose'
That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet'
'Though this be madness, yet there is method in't'
'Et tu, Brute?'
'Hath not a Jew eyes?'
'I hold the world but as the world... a stage where every man must play a part, and mine a sad one'
'Get thee to a nunnery'
'In Belmont is a lady richly left'
'O, what a rogue and peasant slave am I!'
'The course of true love never did run smooth'
'Two households, both alike in dignity...'
'When the wind is southerly I know a hawk from a handsaw'
'Shall I never see a bachelor of three-score again?'
'In sooth, I know not why I am so sad'
'Therefore love moderately; long love doth so; too swift arrives as tardy as too slow'
'If music be the food of love, play on'
'A little more than kin, and less than kind'
'He that is strucken blind cannot forget the precious treasure of his eyesight lost'
'The play's the thing'
'Sigh no more, ladies, sigh no more, men were deceivers ever, one foot in sea and one on shore, to one thing constant never'
'This above all: to thine ownself be true, and it must follow, as the night the day, thou canst not then be false to any man'
'There as a star danced, and under that was I born'
'What angel wakes me from my flowery bed?'
'Double, double toil and trouble; fire burn, and cauldron bubble'
'Are you good men and true?'
'Something wicked this way comes'
'We defy augury: there's a special providence in the fall of a sparrow. If it be now now, 'tis not to come; if it be not to come, it will be now; if it be not now, yet it will come
'I am that merry wanderer of the night'
'Lord, what fools these mortals be!'
'Friendship is constant in all other things save in the office and affairs of love'
'It will have blood; they say, blood will have blood'
'Thus conscience does make cowards of us all'
'It is a wise father that knows his own child.'
'Fair is foul and foul is fair'
'Alas, poor Yorick! I knew him, Horatio'
'I am never merry when I hear sweet music'
'I see that the fashion wears out more apparel than the man'
'Methought I was enamoured of an ass'
'Methinks it is like a weasel'
'Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears'
'To be, or not to be: that is the question'
'They never meet but there's a skirmish of wit between them'
'[He] speaks an infinite deal of nothing'
'A plague o' both your houses'
'If we shadows have offended, think but this; and all is mended'

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