Love's not love when it is mingled with regards that stand aloof from the entire point.
More fools know Jack Fool than Jack Fool knows.
Nor are those empty-hearthed whose low sound reverbs no hollowness.
The let-alone lies not in your good will.
This feather stirs; she lives! if it be so, it is a chance which does redeem all sorrows that ever I have felt.
Thou art a boil, a plague sore, an embossed carbuncle in my corrupted blood.
Thou losest here, a better where to find.
Through tattered clothes great vices do appear; Robes and furred gowns hide all. Plate sin with gold and the strong lance of justice hurtless breaks. Arm it in rags, a pigmy's straw does pierce it.
Were all the letters sun, I could not see one.
When we are born, we cry that we have come to this stage of fools
Who is it that can tell me who I am?
Cordelia! stay a little. Ha! What is't thou say'st? Her voice was ever soft.
I do profess to be no less than I seem; to serve him truly that will put me in trust: to love him that is honest; to converse with him that is wise, and says little; to fear judgment; to fight when I cannot choose; and to eat no fish.
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