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What we wish, that we readily believe.

Shakespeare William


Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been.

Shakespeare William


One learns to itch where one can scratch.

Shakespeare William


A journey of a thousand miles starts under one's feet.

Shakespeare William


To accuse others for one's own misfortunes is a sign of want of education. To accuse oneself shows that one's education has begun. To accuse neither oneself nor others shows that one's education is complete.

Shakespeare William


No problem is so formidable that you can't just walk away from it.

Shakespeare William


But you shall not escape my iambics.

Shakespeare William


The error of youth is to believe that intelligence is a substitute for experience, while the error of age is to believe experience is a substitute for intelligence.

Shakespeare William


Never try to teach a pig to sing. It wastes your time and annoys the pig.

Shakespeare William


The man who has never been flogged has never been taught.

Shakespeare William


A hundred years from now it is very likely that [of Twain's works] "The Jumping Frog" alone will be remembered.

Shakespeare William


The infliction of cruelty with a good conscience is a delight to moralists. That is why they invented hell.

Shakespeare William


The faster we go, the rounder we get.

Shakespeare William


Learning without thought is labor lost; thought without learning is perilous.

Shakespeare William


Let us endeavor so to live that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry.

Shakespeare William


All art is but imitation of nature.

Shakespeare William


You can never do just one thing.

Shakespeare William


... we must not judge the society of the future by considering whether or not we should like to live in it; the question is whether those who have grown up in it will be happier than those who have grown up in our society or those of the past.

Shakespeare William


Why is it that we rejoice at a birth and grieve at a funeral? It is because we are not the person involved.

William Shakespeare


It has long been noticed that juries are pitiless for robbery and full of indulgence for infanticide. A question of interest, my dear Sir! The jury is afraid of being robbed and has passed the age when it could be a victim of infanticide.

William Shakespeare


If God is One, what is bad?

William Shakespeare


This wasn't just plain terrible, this was fancy terrible. This was terrible with raisins in it.

William Shakespeare


Dying is easy. Comedy is difficult.

William Shakespeare





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