Life is a tale, told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing
Love is not love which alters when it alteration finds.
I am haunted by the ghost of my father, I think that should allow me to quote Hamlet as much as I please.
I say there is no darkness but ignorance,” said William Shakespeare. How would he know, he knew everything?
Would it help,
I’ll find a day to massacre them all
And raze their faction and their family,
The cruel father and his traitorous sons,
To whom I sued for my dear son’s life,
And make them know what ’tis to let a queen
Kneel in the streets and beg for grace in vain.
A southwest blow on ye and blister you all o’er!’
‘The red plague rid you!’
‘Toads, beetles, bats, light on you!’
‘As wicked dew as e’er my mother brushed with raven’s feather from unwholesome fen drop on you.’
‘Thou jesting monkey thou’
‘Apes with foreheads villainous low’
-The Caliban Curses
He [Alexander von Humboldt] was to science what Shakespeare was to the drama.
As Shakespeare says, if you’re going to do a thing you might as well pop right at it and get it over.
And it’s what you never will write,” said the Controller. “Because, if it were really like Othello nobody could understand it, however new it might be. And if were new, it couldn’t possibly be like Othello.