Brevity is the soul of wit.
Seek happy nights to happy days.W
we find in the characters of the Elizabethan drama not types and qualities, but individuals strongly projected, with all their idiosyncrasies and contradictions. These dramas touch our sympathies at all points, and are representative of human life today, because they reflected the human life of their time.
Life is a tale, told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing
The lady doth protest too much, methinks.
For by my fay, I cannot reason.
He is as full of valor as of kindness. Princely in both.
For never was a story of more woe than this of Juliet and her Romeo.
If music be the food of love, play on, Give me excess of it, that, surfeiting, The appetite may sicken, and so die. That strain again! It had a dying fall. O, it came o’er my ear like the sweet sound That breathes upon a bank of violets, Stealing and giving odour. Enough, no more!
What is past is prologue.