The most peaceable way for you, if you do take a thief, is, to let him show himself what he is and steal out of your company.
A friend should bear his friend's infirmities.
O, had I but followed the arts!
How weary, stale, flat, and unprofitable seem to me all the uses of this world.
Misery makes sport to mock itself.
The very substance of the ambitious is merely the shadow of a dream.
O for a Muse of fire, that would ascend The brightest heaven of invention! A kingdom for a stage, princes to act, And monarchs to behold the swelling scene! Then should the warlike Harry, like himself, Assume the port of Mars, and at his heels (Leash'd in, like hounds) should famine, sword, and fire.
Why should I play the Roman fool and die On mine own sword? Whiles I see lives, the gashes Do better upon them.
The expedition of my violent love outrun the pauser, reason.