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WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
English dramatist and poet
(1564 - 1616)
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This avarice
  Sticks deeper, grows with more pernicious root
    Than summer-seeming lust, and it hath been
      The sword of our slain kings.
      - Macbeth (Macduff at IV, iii) [Avarice]

This tyrant, whole sole name blisters our tongues,
  Was once thought honest; you have loved him well;
    He hath not touched you yet.
      - Macbeth (Malcolm at IV, iii) [Tyrants]

With this there grows
  In my most ill-compos'd affection such
    A stanchless avarice that, were I King,
      I should cut off the nobles for their lands,
        Desire his jewels, and this other's house,
          And my more-having would be as a sauce
            To make me hunger more, that I should forge
              Quarrels unjust against the good and loyal,
                Destroying them for wealth.
      - Macbeth (Malcolm at IV, iii)
        [Avarice : Hunger]

Modest wisdom plucks me from over-credulous haste.
      - Macbeth (Malcolm at IV,iii) [Haste]

Fie, my lord, fie! a soldier and afeard?
      - Macbeth (Lady Macbeth at V, i) [Soldiers]

Foul whisp'rings are abroad.
      - Macbeth (Doctor of Physic at V, i)
        [Gossip]

Here's the smell of the blood still. All the perfumes of Arabia will not sweeten this little hand.
      - Macbeth (Lady Macbeth at V, i) [Hand]

Unnatural deeds
  Do breed unnatural troubles. Infected minds
    To their deaf pillow will discharge their secrets.
      - Macbeth (Doctor of Physic at V, i) [Deeds]

What's done cannot be undone.
      - Macbeth (Lady Macbeth at V, i)
        [Action : Proverbs]

Those he commands move only in command,
  Nothing in live. Now does he feel his title
    Hang loose about him, like a giant's robe
      Upon a dwarfish thief.
      - Macbeth (Angus at V, ii) [Authority]

Bring me no more reports. Let them fly all!
      - Macbeth (Macbeth at V, iii) [Journalism]

I have lived long enough. My way of life
  Is fall'n into the sear, the yellow leaf,
    And that which should accompany old age,
      As honor, love, obedience, troops of friends,
        I must not look to have; but, in their stead,
          Curses not loud but deep, mouth-honor, breath,
            Which the poor heart would fain deny, and dare not.
      - Macbeth (Macbeth at V, iii) [Age]

If thou couldst, doctor, cast
  The water of my land, find her disease,
    And purge it to a sound and pristine health,
      I would applaud thee to the very echo,
        That should applaud you again.
      - Macbeth (Macbeth at V, iii) [Applause]

(Macbeth:) How does your patient, doctor?
  (Doctor:) Not so sick, my lord,
    As she is troubled with thick-coming fancies
      That keep her from her rest.
        (Macbeth:) Cure her of that!
          Canst thou not minister to a mind diseased,
            Pluck from the memory of a rooted sorrow,
              Raze out the written troubles of the brain,
                And with some sweet oblivious antidote
                  Cleanse the stuffed bosom of the perilous stuff
                    Which weighs upon the heart?
                      (Doctor:) Therein the patient
                        Must minister to himself.
                          (Macbeth:) Throw physic to the dogs, I'll none of it!
      - Macbeth (Macbeth & Doctor at V, iii)
        [Medicine]

Blow wind, come wrack,
  At least we'll die with harness on our back.
      - Macbeth (Macbeth at V, v) [Soldiers : War]

Hang out our banners on the outward walls.
      - Macbeth (Macbeth at V, v) [War]

I 'gin to be aweary of the sun,
  And wish th' estate o' th' world were now undone.
      - Macbeth (Macbeth at V, v) [Sun]

I pull in resolution, and begin
  To doubt th' equivocation of the fiend,
    That lies like truth.
      - Macbeth (Macbeth at V, v) [Superstition]

It is a tale
  Told by an idiot, full of sound and fury,
    Signifying nothing.
      - Macbeth (Macbeth at V, v) [Life : Proverbs]

Out, out, brief candle!
  Life's but a walking shadow, a poor player
    That struts and frets his hour upon the stage
      And then is heard no more.
      - Macbeth (Macbeth at V, v) [Life]

To-morrow, and to-morrow, and to-morrow,
  Creeps in this petty pace from day to day,
    To the last syllable of recorded time,
      And all our yesterdays have lighted fools
        The way to dusty death.
      - Macbeth (Macbeth at V, v)
        [Proverbs : Tomorrow]

They have tied me to a stake. I cannot fly,
  But bear-like I must fight the course.
      - Macbeth (Macbeth at V, vii) [Despair]

And be these juggling fiends no more believed,
  That palter with us in a double sense,
    That keep the word of promise to our ear
      And break it to our hope.
      - Macbeth (Macbeth at V, viii) [Promises]

I bear a charmed life, which must not yield
  To one of woman born.
      - Macbeth (Macbeth at V, viii) [Life]

Lay on, Macduff,
  And damned be him that first cries, 'Hold, enough!'
      - Macbeth (Macbeth at V, viii) [War]


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