Quotes by William Shakespeare, Taming of the Shrew

He that is giddy thinks the world turns round.

William Shakespeare, Taming of the Shrew

My tongue will tell the anger of mine heart, Or else my heart, concealing it, will break.

William Shakespeare, Taming of the Shrew

Other Great Authors


Some prices are just too high, no matter how much you may want the prize. The one thing you can't trade for your heart's desire is your heart.

Lois McMaster Bujold

And that inverted Bowl they call the Sky, Whereunder crawling coop'd we live and die, Lift not your hands to It for help for It As impotently moves as you or I.

Omar Khayym

They will kill a great many of us. We will kill a few of them. They will tire of it first.

Ho Chi Minh, When asked how Vietnam could possibly wage war against the West.

When work is a pleasure, life is a joy When work is a duty, life is slavery.

Maxim Gorky

We live in a world where lemonade is made from aritificial flavoring and furniture polish is made from real lemons

Alfred E. Neuman, The Half-Wit and Wisdom of Alfred E. Neuman MAD magazine »

When I was young I had an elderly friend who used often to ask me to stay with him in the country. He was a religious man and he read prayers to the assembled household every morning. But he had crossed out in pencil all the passages that praised God. He said that there was nothing so vulgar as to praise people to their faces and, himself a gentleman, he could not believe that God was so ungentlemanly as to like it.

W. Somerset Maugham »