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WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
English dramatist and poet
(1564 - 1616)
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My heart is ever at your service, my lord.
      - The Life of Timon of Athens
         (Alcibiades at I, ii) [Service]

Nay, my lords, ceremony was but devised at first
  To set a gloss on faint deeds, hollow welcomes,
    Recanting goodness, sorry ere 'tis shown;
      But where there is true friendship, there needs none.
      - The Life of Timon of Athens
         (Timon at I, ii) [Ceremony]

O that men's ears should be
  To counsel deaf but not to flattery!
      - The Life of Timon of Athens
         (Apemantus at I, ii) [Flattery]

O, that men's ears should be
  To counsel deaf, but not to flattery!
      - The Life of Timon of Athens
         (Apemantus at I, ii) [Proverbs]

'Tis pity bounty had not eyes behind,
  That man might ne'er be wretched for his mind.
      - The Life of Timon of Athens
         (Flavius at I, ii) [Mind]

We make ourselves fools to disport ourselves
  And spend our flatteries to drink those men
    Upon whose age we void it up again
      With poisonous spite and envy.
      - The Life of Timon of Athens
         (Apemantus at I, ii) [Envy]

Ah! when the means are gone that buy this praise,
  The breath is gone whereof this praise is made.
      - The Life of Timon of Athens
         (Flavius at II, ii) [Proverbs]

And in some sort these wants of mine are crowned,
  That I account them blessings; for by these
    Shall I try friends. You shall perceive how you
      Mistake my fortunes; I am wealthy in my friends.
      - The Life of Timon of Athens
         (Timon at II, ii) [Friends]

O my good lord,
  At many times I brought in my accounts,
    Laid them before you. You would throw them off
      And say you found them in mine honesty.
      - The Life of Timon of Athens
         (Steward at II, ii) [Honesty]

So the gods bless me,
  When all our offices have been oppressed
    With riotous feeders, when our vaults have wept
      With drunken spilth of wine, when every room
        Hath blazed with lights and brayed with minstrelsy,
          I have retired me to a wasteful cock
            And set mine eyes at flow.
      - The Life of Timon of Athens
         (Steward at II, ii) [Merriment]

But I perceive
  Men must learn now with pity to dispense;
    For policy sits above conscience.
      - The Life of Timon of Athens
         (First Stranger at III, ii) [Pity]

Be it not in thy care. Go,
  I charge thee, invite them all; let in the tide
    Of knaves once more; my cook and I'll provide.
      - The Life of Timon of Athens
         (Timon at III, iv) [Eating : Hospitality]

He's truly valiant that can wisely suffer
  The worst that man can breathe, and make his wrongs
    His outsides, to wear them like his raiment, carelessly,
      And ne'er prefer his injuries to his heart,
        To bring it into danger.
      - The Life of Timon of Athens
         (First Senator at III, v) [Valor]

I am an humble suitor to your virtues;
  For pity is the virtue of the law,
    And none but tyrants use it cruelly.
      - The Life of Timon of Athens
         (Alcibiades at III, v) [Pity]

Nothing emboldens sin so much as mercy.
      - The Life of Timon of Athens
         (First Senator at III, v) [Proverbs]

We are for law. He dies.
      - The Life of Timon of Athens
         (First Senator at III, v) [Law]

You undergo too strict a paradox,
  Striving to make an ugly deed look fair.
      - The Life of Timon of Athens
         (First Senator at III, v) [Paradoxes]

Each man to his stool, with that spur as he would to the lip of his mistress. Your diet shall be in all places alike; make not a City feast of it, to let the meat cool ere we can agree upon the first place; sit, sit. The gods require our thanks.
      - The Life of Timon of Athens
         (Timon at III, vi) [Eating]

The swallow follows not summer more willing than we your lordship.
      - The Life of Timon of Athens
         (Second Friend at III, vi)
        [Service : Swallows]

Such a house broke?
  So noble a master fall'n; all gone, and not
    One friend to take his fortune by the arm
      And go along with him?
      - The Life of Timon of Athens
         (First Servant at IV, ii) [Misfortune]

We have seen better days.
      - The Life of Timon of Athens
         (Steward at IV, ii) [History]

Whatever we shall meet, for Timon's sake
  Let's yet be fellows; let's shake our heads and say,
    As 'twere a knell unto our master's fortunes,
      'We have seen better days.'
      - The Life of Timon of Athens
         (Steward at IV, ii) [Misfortune]

Who would be so mocked with glory, or to live
  But in a dream of friendship,
    To have his pomp and all what state compounds
      But only painted, like his varnished friends?
      - The Life of Timon of Athens
         (Steward at IV, ii) [Glory]

Who would not wish to be from wealth exempt,
  Since riches point to misery and contempt?
      - The Life of Timon of Athens
         (Flavius at IV, ii) [Proverbs]

Do villainy, do, since you protest to do't,
  Like workmen. I'll example you with thievery:
    The sun's a thief, and with his great attraction
      Robs the vast sea; the moon's an arrant thief,
        And her pale fire she snatches from the sun;
          The sea's a thief, whose liquid surges resolves
            The moon into salt tears; the earth's a thief,
              That feeds and breeds by a composture stol'n
                From gen'ral excrement.
      - The Life of Timon of Athens
         (Timon at IV, iii) [Thieving]


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