Quotes by William Shakespeare, Epitaph on his gravestone

Cursed be he that moves my bones.

William Shakespeare, Epitaph on his gravestone

Other Great Authors

Never be haughty to the humble; never be humble to the haughty.

Jefferson Davis

Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.

Bertrand Russell

I think that the Communist Party as a political organization is of no danger to the United States. It has no following and has been disregarded by the American people for many, many years.

Robert F. Kennedy, A Thousand Days, by Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr. [1965]

Few men are willing to brave the disapproval of their fellows, the censure of their colleagues, the wrath of their society. Moral courage is a rarer commodity than bravery in battle or great intelligence. Yet it is the one essential, vital quality for those who seek to change a world which yields most painfully to change.

Robert F. Kennedy

The gifts of a bad man bring no good with them.


Without justice courage is weak.

Benjamin Franklin »

Poetry reveals to us the loveliness of nature, brings back the freshness of youthful feelings, reviews the relish of simple pleasures, keeps unquenched the enthusiasm which warmed the springtime of our being, refines youthful love, strengthens our interest in human mature, by vivid delineations of its tenderest and softest feelings, and through the brightness of its prophetic visions, helps faith to lay hold on the future life.

William E. Channing »

He is neither a strategist nor is he schooled in the operational arts, nor is he a tactician, nor is he a general. Other than that he's a great military man. (describing Saddam Hussein of Iraq, 1991)

Gen. H. Norman Schwarzkopf »