Elizabethan Era 1558 - 1603

The Tudors Era 1485 - 1603

Jacobean Era 1603 - 1625

Funny William Shakespeare Quotes



Women speak two languages - one of which is verbal.

Alas, I am a woman friendless, hopeless!

"It seems she hangs upon the cheek of night like a rich jewel in an Ethiope's ear"........Romeo and Juliet.

The pleasing punishment that women bear.......Comedy of Errors.

The first thing we do, let's kill all the lawyers.

"The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a fool."

Maids want nothing but husbands, and when they have them, they want everything.

Othello - "Then must you speak...Of one that lov'd not wisely"

"A plague o' both your houses!"............ Romeo and Juliet.

Many a good hanging prevents a bad marriage.

A loser doesn't know what he'll do if he loses, but talks about what he'll do if he wins, and a winner doesn't talk about what he'll do if he wins, but knows what he'll do if he loses.

Bulldogs are adorable, with faces like toads that have been sat on. My hounds are bred out of the Spartan kind; So flew'd, so sanded; their heads are hung with ears that sweep away the morning dew.....A MidSummer Night's Dream

Thou hast seen a farmer's dog bark at a beggar? And the creature run from the cur. There thou mights behold the great image of authority-a dog's obeyed in office.........King Lear

Thou callest me a dog before thou hast cause. But since I am a dog, beware my fangs.........The Merchant of Venice

"Neither a borrower nor a lender be; For loan oft loses both itself and friend, and borrowing dulls the edge of husbandry"...........Hamlet.

   
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