1564-1616. British poet and playwright, often considered the greatest writer in world literature.
O comfort-killing night, image of hell, dim register and notary of shame, black stage for tragedies and murders fell, vast sin-concealing chaos, nurse of blame!
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Remembrance of things past.
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Every good servant does not all commands.
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How oft the sight of means to do ill deeds makes deeds ill done!
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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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As flies to wanton boys, are we to the gods; They kill us for their sport.
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Life… It is a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury; signifying nothing.
Simply the thing I am shall make me live.
Life is as tedious as a twice-told tale.
Give every man your ear, but few thy voice. Take each man's censure, but reserve thy judgment. [Hamlet]
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