Quotes by William Shakespeare, The Merry Wives of Windsor, Act 2 scene 2

This is the short and the long of it.

William Shakespeare, The Merry Wives of Windsor, Act 2 scene 2

Other Great Authors


You see things as they are and ask, 'Why' I dream things as they never were and ask, 'Why not'

George Bernard Shaw

The closing years of life are like the end of a masquerade party when the masks are dropped.

Arthur Schopenhauer

A coalition of groups ... is waging a massive propaganda campaign against the president of the United States. ... an all-out attack. Their aim is total victory for themselves and total defeat for him. (On Watergate crisis)

Gerald R. Ford

All sanity depends on this: that it should be a delight to feel heat strike the skin, a delight to stand upright, knowing the bones are moving easily under the flesh.

Doris Lessing

It becomes a bore doing imaginative books that do not touch imaginations, and at length one stops even planning them.

H. G. Wells, Preface of The Complete Science-Fiction Treasury of H.G. Wells

A cigarette is the perfect type of a perfect pleasure. It is exquisite, and it leaves one unsatisfied. What more can one want?

Oscar Wilde »

Any man who has had the job I've had and didn't have a sense of humor wouldn't still be here.

Harry S Truman »