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Here is a collection of gems from one of the greatest writers that ever lived. William Shakespeare was an institution by himself; the God of classic theatre. No living soul has ever been able to outshine the radiance of Shakespeare and his writing skills. This site would be incomplete without a collection of exclusive Shakespeare quotations. These are Shakespeare quotations cited from his famous plays, including The Tempest, Much Ado About Nothing, The Comedy of Errors, and more. One reading cannot do justice to the brilliance of these quotes. So read them, ponder over them, and come back for more.

Much Ado about Nothing -- Act III, Scene V
Comparisons are odorous.

Measure for Measure -- Act V, Scene I
Truth is truth, To the end of reckoning.

The Tempest -- Act I, Scene II
I will be correspondent to command, And do my spiriting gently.

The Two Gentlemen of Verona -- Act III, Scene I
That man that hath a tongue, I say, is no man, If with his tongue he cannot win a woman.

The Merry Wives of Windsor -- Act II, Scene III
We have some salt of our youth in us.

The Merry Wives of Windsor -- Act V, Scene I
This is the third time; I hope good luck lies in odd numbers… There is divinity in odd numbers, either in nativity, chance, or death.

Measure for Measure -- Act I, Scene II
He was ever precise in promise-keeping.

Measure for Measure -- Act II, Scene I
This will last out a night in Russia, When nights are longest there.

Love's Labour's Lost -- Act I, Scene I
A man in all the world's new fashion planted, That hath a mint of phrases in his brain.

Much Ado about Nothing -- Act II, Scene I
Speak low if you speak love.

Love's Labour's Lost -- Act III, Scene I
The boy hath sold him a bargain, -- a goose.

Measure for Measure -- Act III, Scene I
The cunning livery of hell.

The Two Gentlemen of Verona -- Act V, Scene IV
How use doth breed a habit in a man!

Measure for Measure -- Act III, Scene I
Virtue is bold, and goodness never fearful.

The Comedy of Errors -- Act V, Scene I
Let's go hand in hand, not one before another.

Much Ado about Nothing -- Act III, Scene I
Some Cupid kills with arrows, some with traps.

The Tempest -- Act I, Scene I
I would fain die a dry death.

The Merry Wives of Windsor -- Act I, Scene I
Seven hundred pounds and possibilities is good gifts.

Love's Labour's Lost -- Act IV, Scene III
It adds a precious seeing to the eye.

A Midsummer Night's Dream -- Act IV, Scene I
I have an exposition of sleep come upon me.

The Merry Wives of Windsor -- Act I, Scene I
If there be no great love in the beginning, yet heaven may decrease it upon better acquaintance, when we are married and have more occasion to know one another: I hope, upon familiarity will grow more contempt.

Much Ado about Nothing -- Act III, Scene III
The fashion wears out more apparel than the man.

The Taming of the Shrew -- Act V, Scene I
My cake is dough.

Love's Labour's Lost -- Act I, Scene II
Devise, wit; write, pen; for I am for whole volumes in folio.

The Two Gentlemen of Verona -- Act I, Scene II
I have no other but a woman's reason: I think him so, because I think him so.

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