When wasteful war shall statues overturn,
And broils root out the work of masonry,
Nor Mars his sword nor war's quick fire shall burn
The living record of your memory.
(Sonnet 55: Not Marble, Nor The Gilded Monuments)
More Quotes from William Shakespeare:The glorious gods sit in hourly synod about thy
particular prosperity, and love thee no worse than thy old father
Assume a virtue, if you have it not. That monster, custom, who all sense doth eat Of habits devil, is angel yet in this.
Out, vile jelly.
Madam, by chance, but not by truth; what though?
This is the very ecstasy of love,
Whose violent property fordoes itself
And leads the will to desperate undertakings
As oft as any passion under heaven
That does afflict our natures.
Speak the speech, I pray you, as I pronounced it to you -- tripping on the tongue but if you mouth it, as many of your players do, I had as Leif the town-crier spoke my lines. Nor do not saw the air too much with your hand, thus, but use all gently for in the very torrent, tempest, and as I may say, the whirlwind of your passion, you must acquire and beget a temperance that may give it smoothness.
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