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Shakespeare on Passion, Enthusiasm and Dangers thereof

“What to ourselves in passion we propose, The passion ending, doth the purpose lose.” (Hamlet, act 3, sc. 2) Tips for Use. Word of caution when you sense that the enthusiasm detectable at one moment in a group may be … Continue reading

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Shakespeare on Boredom, Boring Speaker, Lengthy Event and Polite Insults

“This will last out a night in Russia, When nights are longest there“ (Measure For Measure, act 2, sc. 1) Tips for use.  A sentiment that, no doubt, many of us have felt or acquired when exposed to interminable presentations … Continue reading

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Shakespeare on Reply to “I love you” and to Express Surprise

“Madam, you have bereft me of all words, Only my blood speaks to you in my veins… (Merchant Of Venice, act 3., sc. 2) Tips for use. Words of love hang on a very thin thread from which it is … Continue reading

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Shakespeare on Disliking a Person

MESSENGER. I see, lady, the gentleman is not in your books. BEATRICE. No; and if he were, I would burn my study.” (Much Ado About Nothing, act 1, sc. 1) Tips for Use.  Express displeasure and distance yourself from the … Continue reading

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Shakespeare on Supersonic Speed Leading to Excellent Performance Review

“I’ll put a girdle around the earth In forty minutes.” (Midsummer Night’s Dream, act 2, sc. 1) Tips for Use.  A good answer to the question, “When will you be back?” – especially if the questioner expects you to be … Continue reading

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Shakespeare on How to Ask for a Salary Raise

 “To my unfolding lend your gracious ear, And let me find a charter in your voice To assist my simpleness.” (Othello, act 1, sc. 3) Comments.  You know all the practical reasons for asking for a raise in salary, but … Continue reading

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Shakespeare on Relative Strengths and Weaknesses

“To end a tale of length, Troy in our weakness stands, not in her strength.” (Troilus and Cressida, act 1, sc. 3) Tips for Use. Change ‘Troy’ to any other city, state, person, situation, circumstances, where the enemy appears strong … Continue reading

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Shakespeare on Bad Food and Bad Restaurants

“… thy food is such As hath been belched on by infected lungs.” (Pericles act 4, sc. 6) Comments. Excellent line to describe your disgust with a particularly bad restaurant, “Their food is such as hath been belched on by … Continue reading

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Shakespeare on Opinion and Performance Appraisal

“God made him, and therefore let him pass for a man.” (Merchant of Venice, act 1, sc. 2) Comments. Perfect answer to the question, “What do you think of him?” when your opinion of the subject in question is negative. … Continue reading

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Shakespeare, Preaching and Practice, Do as I Say not as I Do

“I can easier teach twenty what were good to be done, than be one of the twenty to follow mine own teaching.” (Merchant of Venice act 1, sc. 2) Comments.  An obvious truth with ample statistical support, recent and old. … Continue reading

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