Monthly Archives: June 2012

Shakespeare, The Tempest, Caliban, a Thing of Darkness

“…Two of these fellows you Must know and own; this thing of darkness! Acknowledge mine.” (Tempest act 5, sc. 1) Comments. The ‘thing of darkness’ is the monster Caliban of the Tempest. But the description fits anything that you particularly … Continue reading

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Shakespeare Quote for Obnoxious Telemarketers

 “What devil art thou, that dost torment me thus?” (Romeo and Juliet act 3, sc. 2) Comments. Perfect answer to a telemarketer or to any obnoxious character who harasses you for whatever reason. In truth the job of a telemarketer … Continue reading

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Shakespeare on Future Predictions, Future Vision, Forecasting Methods

 “If you can look into the seeds of  time, And say which grain will grow and which will not, Speak then to me, who neither beg nor fear Your favours nor your hate.” (Macbeth act 1, sc. 3) Comments. You … Continue reading

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Shakespeare on love and education, dating advice

“Thou, Julia, thou hast metamorphosed me, Made me neglect my studies, lose my time, War with good counsel, set the world at nought; Made wit with musing weak, heart sick with thought.” (Two Gentlemen of Verona, act 1, sc. 1) … Continue reading

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Shakespeare on the Benefits of Wine

“A good sherris-sack hath a two fold operation in it. It ascends me into the brain; dries me there all the crude, dull and foolish vapours which environ it: makes it apprehensive, quick, forgetive, full of quick, nimble, fiery and … Continue reading

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Shakespeare on How to Avoid Codependence

 “There lives within the very flame of love A kind of wick or snuff that will abate it… For goodness, growing to a plurisy, Dies in its own too much.” (Hamlet, act 4, sc. 7) Comments. Excessive attention, excessive kindness … Continue reading

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Shakespeare on Sleep as a Health-Care Remedy Take 2

Sleep that knits up the ravell’d sleeve of care, The death of each day’s life, sole labour’s bath, Balm of hurt minds, Great nature’s second course, Chief nourisher in life’s feast.” (Macbeth act 2, sc. 2) Tips for use. An … Continue reading

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More things in Heaven and Earth, Horatio

“There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio, Than are dreamt of in your philosophy.” (Hamlet act 1, sc. 5) Tips for use. Evasive answer to questions of the type, ‘Why this?’ or ‘Why did you do this?’ when … Continue reading

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Brutus, Julius Caesar, a Better Opinion or Better Advice

“Good reasons must, of course, give place to better.”  (Julius Caesar act 4, sc. 3) Tips for use.  To gracefully acknowledge somebody else’s advice on a particular course of action. Useful during a presentation or whenever you must narrate biographical … Continue reading

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Shakespeare, King Henry VIII on Hand Kissing

 “The fairest hand I ever touched! O beauty, till now I never knew thee.” (KHVIII act 1, sc. 4) Tips for use. Follow up after kissing the hand of a particularly beautiful lady. Ovid offers some advise to her if … Continue reading

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