Tis no mean happiness to be seated in the mean.
("The Merchant of Venice")
More Quotes from William Shakespeare:Go, go, poor soul; I envy not thy glory.
So are you to my thoughts as food to life,
Or as sweet-seasoned showers are to the ground;
And for the peace of you I hold such strife
As 'twixt a miser and his wealth is found.
Sure, he, that made us with such large discourse, looking before and after, gave us not that capability and god-like reason, to fast in us unused.
He that dies pays all his debts.
Good morrow, fair ones; pray you, if you know,
Where in the purlieus of this forest stands
A sheep-cote fenc'd about with olive trees?
Give sorrow words. The grief that does not speak whispers the o'er-fraught heart, and bids it break.
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