Category Archives: Encouraging Quotes

Shakespeare on the Speed of Thought

“For nimble thought can jump both sea and land, As soon as think the place where he would be.” (Sonnet 44) Comments.  Modern electronics has erased distances creating an almost instant virtual presence among people who may even live at … Continue reading

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Shakespeare on Talents and their Use

Heaven doth with us as we with torches do, Not light them for themselves, for if our virtues Did not go forth of us, ’twere all alike As if we had them not.” (Measure for Measure, act 1, sc.1) Tips … Continue reading

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Shakespeare on Common Sense and its Pitfalls

“And what impossibility would slay In common sense, sense saves another way.” (All’s Well That Ends Well, act 2, sc. 1) Tips for Use.  A way to justify your going along with an idea suggested by others, though you rate … Continue reading

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Shakespeare on Silence and Happiness

BEATRICE. Speak, count, it is your cue. CLAUDIO. Silence is the perfectest herald of joy: I were but little happy, if I could say how much. (Much Ado About Nothing, act 2, sc. 1) Tips for Use. Excellent reply when … Continue reading

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Shakespeare on Fate, Destiny and the Powerlessness of Man

“But, orderly to end where I begun, Our wills and fates do so contrary run That our devices still are overthrown; Our thoughts are ours, their ends none of our own.” (Hamlet, act 3, sc. 2) Tips for Use.  An … Continue reading

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Shakespeare on Fresh Breath and Bad Breath Remedies if Needed

“The leaf of eglantine, whom not to slander, Out-sweetens not thy breath.” (Cymbeline, act 4, sc. 1) Tips for Use. Perfect answer if your better (or worse) half is concerned about her/his breath and queries you about it. Perhaps it … Continue reading

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Shakespeare on Aging Gracefully, Wine & Laughter as Medicines

“With mirth and laughter let old wrinkles come, And let my liver rather heat with wine Than my heart cool with mortifying groans, Why should a man whose blood is warm within Sit like his grandsire cut in alabaster?” (Merchant … Continue reading

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Shakespeare on Middle Age and Flowers for Middle Aged Men

“….Here’s flowers for you; Hot lavender, mints, savoury, marjoram; The marigold, that goes to bed wi’ the sun And with him rises weeping: these are flowers Of middle summer, and I think they are given To men of middle age. … Continue reading

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Shakespeare on Health-Care, Natural Medicine, Alternative Medicine, Natural Remedy

 “Our foster-nurse of nature is repose, The which he lacks, that to provoke in him, Are many simples operative, whose power Will close the eye of anguish” (King Lear act 4, sc. 4) Tips for use.  A good line to … Continue reading

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Shakespeare, on Hair Loss, Baldness and Positive Thinking

ANTIPHOLUS of Syracuse. Why is Time such a niggard of hair, being, as it is, so plentiful an excrement? DROMIO of Syracuse. Because it is a blessing that time bestows on beasts; and what he has scanted men in hair, … Continue reading

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