Shakespeare Sayings
The Bard of Avon
Additions to the English language by William Shakespeare

A horse, a horse! My kingdom for a horse!  -  (Richard III)

All that glitters is not gold  -  (The Merchant of Venice)

All the world’s a stage.  -  (As You Like It)

A pound of flesh.  -  (The Merchant of Venice)

A sorry sight.  -  (Macbeth)

A spotless reputation.  -  (Richard III)

Bated breath.  -  (The Merchant of Venice)

Brave new world.  -  (The Tempest)

Budge an inch.  -  (The Taming of the Shrew)

Eaten me out of house and home.  -  (Henry IV)

Foregone conclusion.  -  (Othello)

For goodness’ sake.  -  (Henry VII)

Full circle.  -  (King Lear)

Heart on my sleeve.  -  (Othello)

If music be the food of love, play on...  -  (Twelfth Night)

In my heart of hearts.  -  (Hamlet)

In my mind’s eye.  -  (Hamlet)

Knock, knock! Who’s there?  -  (Macbeth)

Let’s kill all the lawyers.  -  (Henry VI)

Method in the madness.  -  (Hamlet)

Neither a borrower, nor a lender be.  -  (Hamlet)

Neither rhyme, nor reason.  -  (The Comedy of Errors)

Parting is such sweet sorrow.  -  (Romeo and Juliet)

Pomp and circumstance.  -  (Othello)

Short shrift.  -  (Richard III)

Something is rotten in the state of Denmark.  -  (Hamlet)

Strange bedfellows.  -  (The Tempest)

Sweets to the sweet.  -  (Hamlet)

The be all and end all.  -  (Macbeth)

The better part of valor is discretion.  -  (Henry IV)

The green-eyed monster.  -  (Othello)

The milk of human kindness.  -  (Macbeth)

The most unkindest cut of all.  -  (Julius Caesar)

The primrose path.  -  (Hamlet)

Too much of a good thing.  -  (As You Like It)

To thine own self be true.  -  (Hamlet)

Uneasy lies the head that wears the crown.  -  (Henry IV)

What’s done is done.  -  (Macbeth)


It is believed that Shakespeare was forty-six around the time the
King James Version of the Bible was written. In Psalms 46, the
forty-sixth word from the first word is shake, and the
forty-sixth word from the last word is spear.

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19-Sep-2017