You were us'd
To say extremities was the trier of spirits;
That common chances common men could bear;
That when the sea was calm all boats alike
Show'd mastership in floating; fortune's blows,
When most struck home, being gentle wounded craves
A noble cunning.
(The Tragedy Of Coriolanus)
More Quotes from William Shakespeare:The gods do this in shame of cowardice.
I was three or four
times in the thought they were not fairies; and yet the
guiltiness of my mind, the sudden surprise of my powers,
drove the grossness of the foppery into a receiv'd belief,
in despite of the teeth of all rhyme and reason, that they
Good sooth, she is The queen of curds and cream.
O that our fathers would applaud our loves,
To seal our happiness with their consents!
Let me embrace thee, sour adversity, for wise men say it is the wisest course.
To say the truth, reason and love keep little company together now-a-days.
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